Reduce your food waste with these 11 tips for getting the most out of an ingredient by going nose to tail and leaf to root.
With growing awareness of how food waste affects the environment, many conscious eaters are looking for ways to reduce their impact. According to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization, the global greenhouse gas emissions from food waste are larger than those of all countries except for China and the United States. Part of curbing those emissions may take many revolutionary changes in the food system, but individuals can also reduce their own foodprint by using every part of their grocery store haul. Continue at Source: 11 Kitchen Hacks to Cut Down on Food Waste in the Tastiest Way – Food Tank
From step-by-step instructions for recipes to timers, video streaming and smart home controls, make great kitchen assistants. Most fit neatly on your countertop with a small footprint and portable design, but GE has a bigger vision for your smart kitchen. Specifically, a 27-inch Android tablet built into an over-the-range hood vent that costs $1,200. Continue at Source: This giant Android tablet is GE’s smart kitchen command center
In a perfect world, cleaning my kitchen floors goes like this: First, I move the area rug and vacuum it: right side up and upside down and then again right side up. Next, I sweep the floor. Then, I mop the floor and let it dry. Only then, when the floor is basically clean enough to eat off of, do I give it a final vacuum and put the area rug back in place. Continue at Source: 3 Things You Should Never Vacuum in the Kitchen
Is your fridge constantly so crammed full of goodies that you can’t see what you’ve actually got? Chances are there some shelf hoggers that really don’t need to be there and should be evicted.
It could even be that there are foods you keep in the fridge that would be far better, and last far longer, if kept at room temperature. Here’s our list of what not to keep in the fridge to help you free up some space: 10 things you shouldn’t store in the fridge