10 Recipes for Preserving Fruit and Vegetable Scraps

| 3/22/2016 10:08:00 AM

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We all know that effectively using food waste is key to keeping our food system and us healthy. And it's a huge money-saver. Here are 10 ways to go beyond just cooking fruit and vegetable scraps to preserving them.

Pineapple Peel Vinegar (One tomato, two tomato): Use the spiny, fibrous peels of a pineapple to make this naturally fermented vinegar.

Pickled Swiss Chard Stems (HeartBeet Kitchen):This recipe can be applied to any sturdy vegetable stem like kale, collards, beet greens or broccoli leaf stems.

Candied Citrus Peel (Mrs. Wheelbarrow): Next time you juice a bunch of citrus or make salads, cook up a batch of this old fashioned candy.

Veggie Stems

4/13/2016 4:28:46 PM

Don't use the cherry pit vodka recipe - that almond taste is cyanide. And yes, there's enough of it in a shot of this to harm you!

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