Whenever making a big batch of soup, stew, or even cupcake batter, set aside the majority right away to pack up and Freeze First. Worried about not having enough left over to eat in the coming days? Just grab it from the freezer when you're ready for it. Being overly freezer-friendly will help cut back on your food waste and provide you with a quick food supply on busy weeknights.
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(Image: Ham Bone, Greens, and Bean Soup/Faith Durand)