After you’ve fried food, what do you do with the used cooking oil? Improper disposal costs money and harms the environment. Here’s how to do it right.
Cooking for one on a budget: easy, eco-friendly meal ideas
If you live alone, you can still enjoy home-cooked meals. Cooking for one person is healthier, less expensive, and more eco-friendly than the alternatives.
Your sustainable kitchen: must-have no waste, non-toxic utensils
Why use silicone kitchen tools and cooking utensils?
Silicone is a manmade polymer, but it’s not plastic. It’s more like rubber. What are the benefits of silicone kitchen tools and cooking utensils?
How to reduce food waste by understanding food date labels
Food packages often have food date labels. They use such phrases as “used before,” expires on,” best by,” “best if used by,” “use by,” or “sell by” before the dates. As it turns out, consumers find these labels confusing.
Inconvenient convenience food, or, Tuna doesn’t need help
Our society has become addicted to convenience in general and convenience food in particular. But is it really as convenient as it seems? Let’s look at products such as Tuna Helper™, Hamburger Helper™, and Chicken Helper™.
Dressing up a basic white sauce for unlimited meal ideas
One of the best ways to go green is to cook at home. You’ll save money and not generate as much trash as eating out or fixing prepared foods. Does that seem scary? You can have a mouth-watering supper on the table in half an hour.
Super-easy, nutritious pancakes from scratch
22 simple tips for sustainable food: an ultimate guide
Grocery shopping habits and the pandemic
COVID-19 has changed our shopping habits. Eventually the pandemic will end, and we will return to some of our pre-pandemic habits. Some new habits, however, will become permanent. Some new habits have a good environmental impact and others appear catastrophic if we continue them.