I am currently reading my way through a long list of science fiction and fantasy titles. (http://www.npr.org/2011/08/07/138938145/science-fiction-and-fantasy-finalists if you are interested in the list).
I like this concept—devote one day per month to cooking and freezing food, then just thaw and apply the finishing touches as the month progresses. It will concentrate my grocery spending in one shopping trip and hopefully reduce waste of fresh ingredients (as my weeks often morph from quiet to busy with very little warning).
I make only one New Year’s resolution each year and this year’s is to reduce food waste, with hopes that I may also be able to reduce my grocery bill. Prices are high and getting higher as the Canadian dollar continues its downward slide and most of our produce is imported from the U.S. Meat prices were already high before the dollar weakened, so more vegetarian fare will also be in the cards.
The recipes in this cookbook didn’t appeal to me very much. I think I will be better off substituting some of my current repertoire that I already know that I like and that will also freeze well.