Found room for the frozen fruit in the freezer and have used one more fish parcel.
Have a LOT of veg to use but still not feeling great which isn’t helping.
Have a friend coming over for supper on Saturday so will have to think of something that uses a LOT of veg!
I found the veg lasted better from the box but it did stack up in a slightly overwhelming fashion.
DS1 made a good chicken risotto which used another pack from the freezer. He also used some of the last jar of bramble jelly making almond tarts in pie week at school.
Friend arrived today for a dog walk/supper with beetroot and PSB (both of which I have a glut of…). So we had spiralised beetroot with feta as a starter, and sausage and bean casserole (slow cooked) with polenta and PSB for supper.
So a. I’ve eaten some veg today which I hope will help me feel better and b.sausages, black eyed beans, polenta and ancho chiles used up. Although there are three portions of the casserole to put back.
PSB was stir-fried rather than steamed as suggested on the Abel & Cole website and worked very well. They also suggest stir-frying with pancetta and having it with pasta so I may try that too – I ordered it this week in addition to the veg box as it wasn’t in there originally, but it seems to have been subbed. Lucky I like it…
Polenta worked well – I like the speed but forget it tends to be tasteless. The casserole had enough flavour that the sauce worked with polenta. And the chiles had a great flavour – but I won’t buy more unless I actually have a plan as to what to use them for!
Bacon out and used for pasta with bacon and PSB.
One portion of the sausage and bean eaten. Two into freezer.
Another fish parcel out. And I’ve been using lemon/lime pieces in drinks which helps create some space. Fruit for smoothies gets used but also needs to be kept topped up.
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