On average, each American produces 133 lbs. of food waste each year while 40% of food in this country goes uneaten. In response, the USDA has set a nationwide goal to cut food waste by half by the year 2030. “Cooking with Scraps” author Lindsay-Jean Hard suggests doing your part by cooking with things like peels, cores, rinds, and stems.
Don’t toss those food scraps—cook with them
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