Prevent

How To Use All The Food In Your Refrigerator To Prevent Waste

If you find yourself throwing out moldy berries, stale pieces of bread and wilted lettuce on a regular basis, you’re not alone.

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, between 30% and 40% of the U.S. food supply goes to waste every year. This not only hurts our wallets, but it means we’re tossing food in landfills unnecessarily.

With a little bit of intention, you can use up all those random ingredients you find in your kitchen. We went to the experts for the best tips and tricks for using up all the odds and ends in your fridge and pantry. 

Choose A Theme Instead Of A Specific Recipe

When it comes to using up tidbits from your refrigerator, Clare Langan, a home-cooking expert who was a producer on the A&E cooking show “Scraps,” recommends loosely planning meals by theme instead of adhering to specific recipes. 

“Each week, or a

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