With money tight these days I do everything I can to stretch every dollar. So, when I throw away spoiled groceries at the end of each week, I feel like I'm throwing away money. I knew I had to do something about it right away. So I began to work on a new grocery buying and using strategy.
When I thought about it I realized I would buy ingredients needed for only one recipe and those ingredients would go bad before I made the recipe again. So, I sat down and thought about recipes that share the same ingredients and decided to group all those recipes into one week of meals. This way I will be able to use all my groceries without leaving anything to toss in the garbage at the end of the week. This is what I cam up with so far: