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Give Kitchen Trash a Second Life–35 Quick Tips

Leftover Wine
Keep unused wine corked or transfer it to another bottle–use it for cooking pasta sauces, marinades or risotto.
Use to poach pears or marinade strawberries.
Add to salad dressings for some added sass.
Make wine vinegar–instructions here.

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Melissa Breyer

Melissa Breyer is a writer and editor with a background in sustainable living, specializing in food, science and design. She is the co-author of True Food (National Geographic) and has edited and written for regional and international books and periodicals, including The New York Times Magazine. Melissa lives in Brooklyn, NY.


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9:13AM PDT on Sep 8, 2014

Thank you for the tips.

12:52PM PDT on Sep 6, 2013

Thank you for good tips.

11:26AM PDT on Sep 5, 2013


11:08AM PDT on Jul 15, 2013

Great tips,very useful thanks for sharing

1:20AM PDT on Jun 21, 2013

Useful tips to start using right away... Thank you...

2:01AM PDT on Mar 14, 2013

Thank you so much for the estimte for the barthoon and you would going to spend a eexternidi2h

12:39PM PST on Nov 29, 2012

Great tips--thanks.

3:23AM PDT on Sep 26, 2011

Thank you

12:18PM PDT on Aug 25, 2011

Wow. Lots of great suggestions here.

3:24AM PDT on Apr 17, 2011


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Thanks for sharing

I really like sauerkraut, it makes my tummy happy:)

@ Mona M. Care to share that juice recipe?? Just straight watermelon, or do you add to it? :-))

Little ball of fiesty.


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