week 2: using up what’s here

For the next two weeks, we’re sitting really well & are really lucky. A few weeks ago, two friends’ move to NYC left us with a lot of extra food in the pantry. (Plus, there was that taco mac & cheese from last week.) We put it to work this week, and we also decided to clear out the freezer to make room for the ripe tomatoes I’ll be turning into sauce (hopefully). Some meals will be less thrilling, but isn’t that always the case?

Ok, ok. It’s already happened (again) this week. We ordered a pizza. It was supposed to be a last go-out-with-a-bag date in, celebrating a few things. Wow. Both of us felt completely terrible afterward. Completely. I think I phrased it as “hitting rock bottom with our diet.” Joe quickly put this in perspective: We’ve just finished catching up on Breaking Bad. We have no idea what rock bottom really is. Or maybe we do…

To read about this week’s food adventures, successes & failures, click over to project V515.

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About meganbetz

human geography PhD Student at Indiana University; wife, reader, writer, baker, gardener
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