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« on: November 23, 2010 08:28:43 PM »

I like to use garlic in cooking, that's why I always chop garlic in batches and store them in airtight plastic containers and store them in the ref.  Everytime I cook, I just get some.  It makes my cooking time shorter.
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« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2010 02:52:55 PM »

Canned beans, tomatoes, and chicken broth. Couldn't live (or eat!) without them. I used to use all fresh herbs and spices, but really, good dried products are the biggest time-savers of all.

I keep a bag of chopped onions/peppers in the freezer; every time I have leftover onions/peppers, in they go.

Whenever I have leftover bits of chopped this and that, they go into a freezer bag for "freezer soup" the next month or so. Doesn't really matter what goes in there, and even though there's no blanching or whatnot beforehand, it always turns out to be the best soup ever.
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« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2010 06:28:07 PM »

I should do that "freezer soup" idea! That would be a really good idea...

I don't think I have anything of my own right now but I'll definitely be keeping an eye on this. Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2010 09:29:09 AM »

My sister does the freezer soup except she calls it "garbage soup."
The name is not as charming but it's always soooo good!!

I take bacon and put it in the freezer and then chop it up, it's the perfect size for bacon bits or just for flavoring things.

I also take the odd last bits of bread (you know..those last couple of slices that go stale before you get a new loaf) and tear them up and throw them in the freezer..great for bread crumbs, croutons, or bread pudding, or if they are old and really stale I've now got a bag of bread ends to go feed some ducks.
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