Getting creative with leftovers



Today is a day of being creative with what was lying around the house. I managed to get my seeds in today, about a month late!!! but the tomatoes are now planted. They were 29p a pack from Lidl and the seed trays came from the scrap store and some mushroom containers. I also managed to put in some lupins, sweet peas and parsley. They are now ranged on window sills around the house.

I had a few odd ingredients lurking around the cupboards and freezeer, half a pepper, half a tin of chopped tomatoes, half a salami in the fridge and some french bread sticks in the freezer that were picked up for pennies just as Co-op was closing. This is my version of bruchetta, a tomato sauce base, topped with red peppers, salami and some grated cheese. Put into the over for 15 minutes. I made three as I had three bread sticks in one pack but one was more than I could manage and the other will be wrapped in foil for dearly beloved to take to work tomorrow.
I also had a big bag of left over bread slices in the freezer, so they were defrosted and made into bread and butter pudding.

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6 thoughts on “Getting creative with leftovers

  1. Thank you so much for deciding to be a follower. I was SO excited. I now have 3 – all today. I promise to post regularly to keeo it up to date.

    I was thinking of making a b and b oud. could you post your frugal recipe?

    thanks

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  2. old bread, buttered – place in casserole dish
    sprinkle with mixed fruit
    take a pint of milk and mix with 2 beaten eggs a couple of spoons of sugar and dash of vanilla extract
    pour over the bread and fruit
    sprinkle with some more sugar and cinnamon
    bake for half an hour

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  3. Frugal Queen,
    Bread and buttter pudding is frugal food, but also homely and comforting.

    I also love the 'quotations' in your sidebar. A wonderful reminder and so humbling too. Thank you for sharing.

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  4. Hi getting stuff done – I spend under £40 every week, that includes any toiletries, animal food, cleaning products actual food is around £25 for the two of us – I must do a blog on budgetting – this week I only spend £10 on food as I have so much in the house, so I spent £10 on knickers and have put £20 of diesel in the car for a trip to rellies in Bristol

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  5. You seam to be doing a far better job of frugality than me! We do similar with the sead trays – although collecting or 'saving' things to do these jobs can get a little out of hand, you canot get anything into our kitchen cupboards for ice cream tubs my hubby has savd for making his own lactose free ice cream with!

    Kath
    x

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