If you love borscht and you love shakshuka, try borschuka: eggs poached in red borscht. Make scrappy beet kvass while you prep. No waste!
The Secret to the Ultimate Creamy Hummus: Chana Dal
For creamy hummus, spend a frustrating half-hour peeling individual chickpeas or simply make your hummus with chana dal.
Besan Chilla: Easy 5 Ingredient Savory Gram Flour Pancakes
Besan chilla—savory Indian pancakes made with gram flour—are a rich delicious vehicle for using up vegetables on hand and reducing food waste.
Make Borscht Not War Recipe and a Fundraising Update
This borscht recipe uses all the beet parts to reduce food waste—the beetroot, stems and leaves. Make a bit of beet kvass with the scraps too.
Easy, Adaptable, Sweet & Sour Apple-Cranberry Chutney
Have apples a wee past their prime? Make this sweet and sour apple-cranberry chutney. Or swap out the apples for pears. Make it your own.
Pumpkin and Spice Sourdough Discard Quick Bread
This pumpkin sourdough quick bread is like pumpkin pie in bread form and, if I slapped a label on it, it could honestly claim “Now BPA-Free!”
5 Simple Zero-Waste Frugal Dinners Under $12
Each $12 frugal dinner in this post serves four people, thus proving that a zero-waste or low-waste lifestyle need not cost a fortune.
Simple Restaurant-Style Mexican Red Rice: Arroz Rojo
The simple, fresh ingredients that go into this Mexican red rice elevate it from home-cooked side to tastes-as-good-as-a-restaurant dish.
9 More Simple Staples to Make not Buy
Making any of the staples on this list is a rewarding, satisfying, fun experience. Many of them will save hands-on time. Most will save money.