I just defrosted my refridgerator and freezer. In order to do so I had to turn it off for 24 hours and so I needed to empty it of as much food as possible. I was especially concerned with emptying the freezer out of all the mystery food meals I had carefully prepared in advance.
So we ate a lot of original meals during the two weeks (!) it took to empty the fridge. The most memorable was the vegetable patty pancakes using frozen julienned vegetables. I had to add a lot of flour in order to get enough starch for them to stick together like proper latkes (potato pancakes) do, and they were a little too gummy and gooey. Didn’t stop me from eating them though! I thought it would only take a few days, but I guess I had more food stashed away than I thought. There really is a reason that Almost frugal has a squirrel as its mascot.
When did you last defrost your freezer? What surprises or treasures did you find? And what was the most interesting meal you ate during that time.