Think like Grandma, use every last bit of your food and elevate food scraps to their rightful status in your kitchen: ingredients.
Make Soup, Not Waste
I find that when people realize just how much we throw into landfills and how much plastic finds its way into our oceans, most want to reduce their waste and many don’t know where to start. Unless you buy consumer goods compulsively, I would hazard a guess that your kitchen generates the most garbage—packaging and food. How bad is our food […]
How to Make Easy and Free No-Waste Bone Broth
Click here to go straight to the recipe. I used to buy broth. I would use half a container, put the rest in the fridge and a couple of weeks later, empty the remains down the drain. The packaging waste is also excessive. At Safeway, you can choose from Tetra-Paks or cans for liquid broth; or plastic jars or paper […]
Zero-Waste Vegetable Broth from Scraps
I love to make soups, but I hate to buy broth for several reasons: If you read the label of virtually any commercial broth on the shelf at the grocery store, you’ll probably find loads of salt and—depending on the brand—crud. Canned broth can expose you to the hormone-disrupting chemical BPA. Food and beverage cans […]