Pasta follow-up

Pasta follow-up

I just love cooking and eating pasta. I practically cook spaghetti once a week. So to save me multiple-trips to the grocery, I shop for a month’s worth of spaghetti. I buy the following:

1 kilo spaghetti noodles
Since I only cook for three people, 1 kilo of spaghetti is too much. For my family, Two hundred fifty grams is more than enough for a hearty lunch. It can also hold us up to a quick merienda, and even a light dinner! So I cook only what I need and put the rest of the spaghetti noodles in a pasta canister. This way, I still have enough for 3 pasta dishes later on without going to the grocery.

1 big can of tomato paste
I only use half a cup of tomato paste. I put the rest in a recycled mayo jar. I never store the can itself in the refrigerator because tin rusts and we don’t want too much iron in our food, do we?

4 small cans or 2 large cans of mushrooms
4 small cans or 2 large cans of hot and spicy tuna

I usually buy the small cans and store them in the cupboard. This way, all I have to do is grab a can of each when I cook.

Of course, length of storage depends on the expiration date of the foodstuff. But by doing this, I am ensured of a weekly pasta treat and save gas or fare money in the process too!

For how exactly I cook the spaghetti, click here!

Author: Flori

… is virtually a free spirit who loves independent movies, literature, graphic novels, pop culture, music (especially indie rock and jazz), food, cooking, vintage fashion, and Alpha Males. Read more Flori melodrama on Short Term Effect .

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