Storing Leftovers

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How to Store and Cook Leftover Vegetables

It’s Sunday night, and there’s a big pile of leftover vegetables in the steamer. Don’t let them go to waste – those leftovers will give you another delicious meal!……

Making the Most of a Roast

You’ve enjoyed a family roast and now you have a plateful of leftovers. With a little ingenuity they can be used to produce another two or even three dishes. Try some……

Recipes to Double and Freeze

Cook once, and eat twice: it’s a simple idea and, once you get the hang of it, could become a habit. Doubling a recipe is economical and freezing half of the dish……

Storing and Using Leftover Bread

Don’t bin those leftover crusts and stale bread – use them for cooking, storing or freezing instead. Here’s our guide to making the most of those crusty leftover……

Storing and Using Leftover Cheese

Odds and ends of cheese floating around in your cheese drawer? Here are our favourite recipes to transform your cheese leftovers into delicious dishes and quick……

Storing and Using Leftover Ham

Cooking a joint of gammon is usually far cheaper than buying those packets of sliced ham. It gives you lots of extra ham for family suppers, plus a batch of stock……

Storing and Using Leftover Meat

A shoulder of lamb or a beef roast inevitably gives you a plate of leftover meat. But don’t waste it on the dog – this cooked meat can be recycled to make tomorrow……

Storing and Using Leftover Potatoes

Some clever and delicious ways to use up leftover mashed, boiled or roasted potatoes….

Storing and Using Leftover Rice

Instead of wasting the leftover rice you boiled for last night’s curry, put it to good use in our recipes… Here’s our guide to storing and using leftover rice….

Tips for Using Food Leftovers

Staring into the fridge at the last scraps of cheddar and gruyere, an open tin of tuna, and half a soggy lettuce? Don’t bin them – cook them. We throw away a third of……

Understanding ‘Use By’ Dates on Your Food

To minimise waste it’s important to understand storage techniques and rules. We’ve shown you lots of ways to store or use up vegetables and fruit; now we turn to fresh……

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