"Go through all leftovers and remains in cupboards, storage, freezer, and fridge. Use everything dated by the previous year, look especially at spices."
It also reduces food waste, lowers the environmental impact and creates attention to consumption of food - including all sorts of issues with a persons relationship to food.
Finally making home made ice-cream for our new years guest the result was delicious but a) it's not worth the work b) it's not worth the money c) it's not worth the calories and d) the xffing thing doesn't even work properly! Even the man has finally declared the ice-cream machine useless and it (will any day soon) be moved to the bag where we collect electric and electrical waste before it will be taken to the city collection point.
Such as pancakes with cheese for breakfast today.