"The Apple Cider Vinegar Made Me Do It" Why You Need to Create and Maintain a Fridge Food Inventory

Bottle of Apple Cider Vinegar on a kitchen counter

I’m not normally one to point fingers but this time, it really was the Apple Cider Vinegar’s fault (technically it was “Organic, Raw, Unpasteurized and Unfiltered Apple Cider Vinegar”, but you get the point)!

You are probably wondering what in the world I’m talking about!

Well, you see, a few days ago, I had this new recipe for crockpot pork chops that called for Apple Cider Vinegar (here’s the yummy recipe in case you are curious) and when I headed to the store with my list of ingredients, I bought everything I thought I needed to make this meal including a big ole’ bottle of Apple Cider Vinegar, and much to my surprise when I got home I already had a full bottle in my fridge!

I know you are probably thinking, “Geez, Magan, that’s not such a big deal”, and of course you are right, in the big scheme of things going wrong in life, this is NO.BIG.DEAL, but it did cause some frustration on my part beeeecaausse….

1. We don’t use apple cider vinegar all that much, so I’m not sure we will use two bottles before they expire.

2. I think maybe it’s a genetic disorder, but I hate being wasteful and buying something I already had feels super wasteful.

3. If I had been more