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Almost every meal has leftovers. People who are frugal and exercise thrift make good use of leftovers.  One of the greatest talents in the kitchen is the creative use of leftovers so that they are made into an entire new meal.  If you want to eat them as they are, just be sure you don't forget about them when you put them in the refrigerator. 

Keep a notepad or chalkboard by the refrigerator and record the leftovers as they enter (and leave) the refrigerator.  If you don't have room for a bulletin board, paint the inside of one of your cupboard doors with chalkboard paint. 

Store items in clear, plastic containers so they can be quickly found, and get them in a designated area in the front of your refrigerator.

If you have children who like to "eat and run", split up your leftovers into single servings.  This will enable them to quickly pull food from the refrigerator and eat it up.  The easier you make it for them, the more likely they will be to eat them.


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Frugal footnotes:

Here are a couple links to help with leftovers.






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A - Frugal Tips: Acne - Automobiles


B - Frugal Tips:  Babies - Buttons


C - Frugal Tips: Cakes - Cutting Boards


D - Frugal Tips:  Dandruff - Dryers


E - Frugal Tips:  Eating Out - Eyeliner


F - Frugal Tips:  Fabric - Furniture


G- Frugal Tips:  Garage Sales - Groceries


H - Frugal Tips:  Hair Humidifiers


I - Frugal Tips:  Ice - Ironing


J - Frugal Tips:  Jars - Junk Mail


K - Frugal Tips:  Ketchup - Kitchen Pot Hangers


L - Frugal Tips:  Ladders - Lotions


M - Frugal Tips:  Mac and Cheese - Mushrooms


N - Frugal Tips:  Nail Polish - Nuts


O - Frugal Tips: Oatmeal - Ovens


P - Frugal Tips: Paint - Pumpkins


Q - Frugal Tips: Quiche - Quilting


R - Frugal Tips: Radishes - Rubbing Alcohol


S - Frugal Tips: Sales - Sweetened Condensed Milk


T - Frugal Tips: Tablecloths - TV Dinners


U - Frugal Tips: Upholstery Fabric - Utilities


V - Frugal Tips: Vacations - Vinyl Tablecloths


W - Frugal Tips: Wallpaper - Wreaths


XYZ - Frugal Tips - Yams - Zucchini