5 Practical Tips for Reducing Food Waste & Saving Money
Being a good cook is about more than mastering recipes. It’s about making the most of the food you have on-hand. Unfortunately, many of us fail in that department. The USDA estimates that 30 to 40% of food in the United States goes to waste. Definitely a little shocking, but true. We toss out food that isn’t aesthetically pleasing, stock our refrigerators with the best intentions but order in because we’re too busy to cook, and err on the side of caution when it comes to using food that’s a little past its prime. But, even the busiest of us can do plenty at home to use more of the food we buy. Here are five practical tips for reducing food waste and saving money.