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50 Ways to Never Waste Food Again

"Use it up, wear it out, make do, or do without" is a favorite adage in both frugal and green circles, and it is something I strive to live by. One of the best ways to "use it up" is to think differen…

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6 Ways to Revamp Your Leftovers

Wasted food is wasted energy, so rather than scraping your plate into the garbage or leaving leftover food at the restaurant where it will end up in the trash, try turning that leftover food into a wh…

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Leftover Cranberry, Brie & Arugula Grilled Cheese (Recipe)

  I haven't even had Thanksgiving dinner yet and my mind is already on leftovers! Maybe it's because, well, leftover cranberry sauce is always better than it is on Thanksgiving day. Whatever …

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Want to Share Leftovers With Strangers? There’s an App for That.

I once had a girlfriend who always requested a to-go box for her restaurant leftovers, no matter how much or how little there was to spare. Post meal we would walk around the city, sometimes in aimles…

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Are Garbage Disposals Eco-Friendly?

By Jon Fisher, The Nature Conservancy You're standing at the kitchen sink cleaning the dinner dishes when eco-confusion strikes: what's the greenest way to dispose of your meat scraps and other non…

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Healthy Recipes for Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

The day after Thanksgiving, aka Black Friday, is practically a food holiday too considering refrigerators across the country are still bursting with leftover stuffing, mashed potatoes and plenty of tu…

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Take a ‘Fresh’ Leaf Out of India’s Book!

A Surprising Health Secret From India India, as the world knows,  is a nation of staggering numbers. In the apartment complex where I live, the lanes are about as wide as flutes—that’s because this…

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3 Ways to Waste Less Food

By Jonny Waldman, Delicious Living We've got an abundance of food; we just waste lots of it. U.S. residents throw away about 100 billion pounds of food every year (nearly 3,000 pounds per secon…

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Give Kitchen Trash a Second Life–35 Quick Tips

By Melissa Breyer, Senior Editor, Healthy & Green Living Old tea leaves in the litter box? Grapefruit peels for a skin tonic? You can get pretty creative with your kitchen trash when, say, …

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Sharing Leftovers with Pets

One thing I miss about my family's three dogs (besides their unconditional love and zealous sweetness, of course) is their unswerving ability to vacuum food from the floor and to make haste with lefto…

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"Saving leftover food items is disgusting." Only if you never actually *eat* the leftovers. Wo…

The turtle was moving pretty fast and keeping up and sometimes gaining on the child. Lots of love an…

Congratulations Bruce Kirkby, amazing potos! Good tips! Thank you!

I've had many guinea pigs as pets and I loved all of them. But never came across a cudly one. At be…

I'll try No. 5 - I want to hear my salad 'sing'...