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Street Corn Pasta Salad

The goal of zero waste cooking is to waste less of the food you buy. This means smarter shopping and storage or the food you bring home, and organizing it so that you use what you [...]

Simple Granola Squares

If you're like most people, you have a couple of overripe bananas around at least a couple of times a month. Sure there's banana bread, but that gets old and is a little more time consuming [...]

Properly Storing Fruits and Veggies

When it comes to food waste, it really starts with how you shop and store your food when you return from the grocery store. Perishable foods like dairy, fruits and vegetables need to be stored right [...]

Secret Ingredient Chicken Chili

Zero Waste Cooking is about making nutritious money-saving meals that don’t waste food. It helps your food dollars go farther, and simplifies your life. My new book offers tons of helpful hints about shopping for, storing [...]

Check Your Pour: What’s a standard drink?

Dry January has passed but many "sober curious" individuals are cutting back on alcohol as a lifestyle choice. Are you trying to limit the alcohol in your diet? What is a Standard Drink? According to the [...]

Zero Waste Baking: Perfect Pumpkin Bread

My upcoming book , Zero Waste Cooking For Dummies®, features recipes for the everyday consumer - everything from starters to main dishes to desserts to cocktails. The goal: to help you reduce the food waste in your home [...]

The Holidays: Be Mindful with these 5 Tips

The holidays can be a wonderful time of year, but they can also be stressful. You may be dealing with added financial burdens, a heavier work load, scheduling conflicts, or are grieving a recent loss - it all adds [...]

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