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Old 10-01-2016, 02:08 AM   #51
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Officially we never used your grain. Officially it was of inferior quality. Maybe only good for animals. Plans "of course we're successful " we used to finish them in a year or two. We work so fast. The rest 3 years we did nothing. And got paid accordingly.


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Old 10-14-2016, 11:12 AM   #52
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I came across this article about the history of leftovers, presented as a function of abundance. Before refrigeration was common, and especially for the poor, there was no such thing.

I always find it odd when I hear about people who don't like leftovers. I love them, for the most part. I eat them for breakfast or repurpose them for dinner.

What are your thoughts?

An Economic History of Leftovers - The Atlantic
In the middle ages left-overs from the banquets of the rich were given to the poor. Today we throw them away (well, I don't but lots of people do).

Something wrong there I feel, given that "the poor are always with us".

As I live alone and most recipes don't work when down-sized to a portion for one, I tend to make enough for two and have the dish for dinner one night and the left-overs/second helping for lunch the following day. If the recipe doesn't work for two I put portions three and four into the freezer.
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Old 10-14-2016, 03:49 PM   #53
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I feel, as others have already stated, they are not "leftovers" if made with the intention, for example, of purposely splitting what was made to serve two (or more) meals.

It might be splitting fine hairs but perhaps you could call them 'leftovers' when you stare at them and say... "hmmm, what can I make to finish this dish up..."
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