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July Freezer/Pantry Challenge

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I didn't see one for June so don't know if anyone is interested in keeping this going for July even tho it's been a long standing one.
I'm working on using up the older freezer and pantry items so I can restock with new expiration dates.
Join in if you want to keep the thread going and to see what you can get used up

Since first of July
finished using up one onion and two red peppers
last of bag of potatoes
last of pork tenderloin in a container
1 envelope black pepper gravy
last of pkg hot dogs
last of box shake & bake
1 cake mix
rest of a container of peas
ziplock with 2 steaks
rest of container of margarine
1 box cereal
2 cans black beans
1 can tomato sauce
2 cans tomatoes ( need to get these used and restock)
2 ziplocks hamburger
2 onions
( made black bean chilli )
1 pkg black pepper gravy
end of box taquitos out of freezer
last of hot dog buns
1 can corn
end of pkg garlic bread
2 1lb pkgs spaghetti noodles
1 jar spaghetti sauce
3 ziplocs chicken
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I'm with you all, even though it's mid-July. Just came back from vacation and did a pantry inventory. It's 3 pages long! :yikes: Guess I better do some serious menu planning to use things up.
been cooking lots:

2 containers pinto beans
hamburger meat
broccoli cheese rice bag
cubed steak
whip cream
hot dogs
chicken drummettes
cinnamon rolls
stuffing (from Thanksgiving-REALLY TIME TO GO!)
2 ice creams

home canned tomatoes

added to the freezer
4 containers of home grown limas
home grown corn
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Ice Cream
1/2 box fish

ziplock of pizza...1 left

2 cans soup
1 cannister coffee
1 cannister coffee mate

Very small hole in freezer...but still a hole
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From the freezer: beef brisket, hamburger meat, hamburger buns.
Pantry: muffin mix, potatoes, crackers, tea.

Another pkg ribs
Ziplock chicken

pkg gravy mix
mashed potatoes
From freezer:
~ 2 lbs. ground beef
~ 1 pkg. sirloin steak
~ 2 pies (one apple and one rhubarb strawberry)
~ some ice-cream (duh!)

From the cold room:
~ 1 jar applesauce
Today used
1 pkg steak
1 can corn
1 can beans
rest of that pkg fish...gone
Out of here
2 cans soup
some veggies...made veggie plate with supper
end of bottle olive oil
end of jar relish
can of chicken
end of bag of shredded cheese
last 2 hot dogs out of the pkg
last 2 hot dog buns
last of a box of cereal
last of jar of pickles

Thrown away
container sour cream WAY past date
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From freezer:

~ container black beans
~ container kidney beans
~ pork chops

From cupboards:
~ green chilies in a can
~ red wine vinegar (at least a very old bottle of it!)
~ apple cider vinegar
Today I used up:

Leftover spaghetti with sauce
From fridge:
~ raspberries
~ container yogurt
~ carrots

From cupboards:
~ rice vermicelli
~ canned spiced tomatoes
~ can tomato sauce

From freezer:
~ green pepper
From freezer:
~ a strawberry rhubarb pie (gave it away so it doesn't tempt me),
~ green onions
~ a lemon

From cupboards:
~ 2 tins sardines

From fridge:
~ spinach
~ garlic butter
~ onion
I haven't cooked much lately, only used a whole chicken from the freezer this week.
I forgot to post yesterday, but I used up the rest of the lettuce for a salad. Don't really know what I will use up later today.
I'm REALLY Late.... been a busy month... and dealing with health issue but would like to get in on the challenge for the end of the month =)
Thursday, Friday and today..Saturday
Mac & cheese
pkg tuna
2 cans soup
1 can corn
last of box cereal
can Bushes grillin beans

ziplock chicken wings
ziplock chicken breasts
last of container margarine
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Used chicken breasts from the freezer, most of the sour cream from the fridge and potatoes from the pantry
From Freezer:
~ scallops
~ lemon

From Fridge:
~ head of garlic
~ leftover vegetarian spaghetti sauce & rice vermicelli
~ beet greens
Used up:

Fridge: onion, mayonnaise, parmesan cheese
Pantry: can of carrots, Ajax cleanser
Freezer: pound of ground turkey
~ 1 lb. hamburger
~ 2 buns

~ eggs (got to buy more!)
~ leftover mint and pea tart
~ leftover bean salad
~ 2 small containers yogurt
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