Steve helped me prepare minestrone today, and I'm reasonably happy with it. =) See, I picked up the Good Food Box I ordered two weeks ago, and it had _way_ more stuff than I expected. It's a good deal. Almost too good a deal, considering my limited fridge space and the fact that I'm still not used to eating celery, lettuce, and broccoli in large quantities. And I still had carrots and onions from a previous shopping trip!
So we prepared minestrone, using up some of the potatoes and onions and carrots. =) I have around six portions in my freezer.
I think I'll stick with the Good Food Box. The box comes every two weeks and I'm supposed to figure out how to make it stretch that long. I think I'll split the next box with Steve or whoever else wants to halve it. That way, I get the convenience of fresh fruits and vegetables and the challenge of new stuff.
I still have to turn the rest of the vegetables into cream of * soup. Cream of celery, cream of broccoli, cream of mushroom (again, previously bought), cream of...