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7 Ways To Save Using an Ice Cube Tray


You can save money (every little bit counts after all) by freezing left-overs instead of throwing them away. Here are a few simple ideas to put those ice trays to use and save money at the same time:

1. Pour left over soup into the trays and make handy soup cubes. Easy to take out and microwave in a bowl for a little one's lunch.

2. For freezing and storing homemade baby food (just steam and puree veggies, and add water until you get to the desired consistency).

3.Freeze tomato paste so you always have some on-hand when a recipe calls for one or two tablespoons.

4. For freezing freshly chopped herbs.

5. If you are making something that only calls for egg yolks, use the ice cube trays for freezing whites to thaw out and use later.

6.  Pour left-over wine into an ice cube tray to use for making sauces and soups later.

7. Avoid wasting fruit by freezing fresh lemon and lime juice or other juices to drop into iced teas or water for an added fruity twist. twist!

Comments

Vickie Heully said…
Not to mention, I bet the ice cube trays help to freeze the food faster to prevent spoilage. I am famous for freezing leftovers, gravies, etc at our house.

Good ideas!
Crystal said…
Great post except I have to ask, who in their right mind ever has left over wine? lol
I use it medicinally after 8pm!

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