50 Ways to Cut Food Waste (Think Pickle & Freeze!)

50 Ways to Cut Food Waste (Think Pickle & Freeze!)
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According to researchers, we waste an average of 14 percent of home food purchases per year, about $600 of fruit alone.

In the spirit of Waste: Uncovering the Global Food Scandal, the book reviewed by Sarah DiGregorio in this week's Voice, Planet Green has suggested 50 Ways to Never Waste Food Again. It features such no-brainers as peeling and eating broccoli stalks and using meat bones for stock, but also more fun projects, like pickling watermelon rind and making fruit leather. So you can flex your DIY muscle while saving the earth.

[via The Atlantic Monthly Food Channel]


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