Sometimes you have such an assortment of bits and bobs in your fridge – half a leek here, a couple of stalks of celery there – that it seems you’ll just have to go grocery shopping again to get a meal out of it. Sometimes you cooked just the other day, and maybe your measurements were a little off, which is why I had a cup of cooked lentils just sitting in the fridge. And sometimes all of this turns to naught, with food sitting forlornly in the back of the fridge, alone and forgotten, until it spoils.
Not so today! As I said, I had a whole pile of lentils leftover from the other night, and some beet greens just begging to be cooked (leftover from some wonderful beet hummus I made!). Continue reading