How to Save Food and Money with a Fridge Triage Box

by , 05/28/15

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STEP 1:

Line the bottom of the box with plastic wrap to protect it from spills

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  1. kedwa30 January 21, 2015 at 10:13 am

    Great concept! It also works for canned goods. I buy the marked down dented cans then I make sure to eat those first by having a special location where dented and close to expiry date cans go. Space is at a premium, so sometimes rather than use a dedicated space, I will write on a whiteboard, which is on the front of the fridge, the suggestion of what to eat next. Although I don’t plan a daily menu, it helps to plan a few meals in advance in order to use up certain ingredients before they go bad. There is a saying: if you fail to plan then you plan to fail. If I don’t write on the whiteboard I revert to bad habits, eat all the snack foods first while the healthy foods perish. I want to do what’s right, but I need visual cues to prompt me and to remind me to help me overcome the bad habits.

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