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    • trailingspouse
    • By trailingspouse 12th Oct 16, 10:38 PM
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    Waste not want not
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    • 12th Oct 16, 10:38 PM
    Waste not want not 12th Oct 16 at 10:38 PM
    What do you consider to be waste, and how do you avoid it?

    I hate wasting food - I've just had to throw away a full, unused pot of potato salad because the weather turned cold, I was making stews instead of salads, and it got forgotten at the back of the fridge until it was well past its use-by date. I'm normally more vigilant than that!

    And what about other things - gas and electric, water, time. How far do you go to avoid waste?
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    • Slowly57
    • By Slowly57 14th Oct 16, 4:05 PM
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    I cook with electric so always turn a saucepan off 5-10 minutes before its done and put a lid on to let it finish off cooking in its own heat.
    Originally posted by JackieO
    I cook with gas and my hob has a split cast iron pan support which is great for this and for keeping things warm or for a really slow simmer
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