I have an electric ice cream maker with a freezer bowl. I lost the paddle and it is too old to get a replacement part, so the thing is now unusable. Anyone know can I just toss it in the trash, or is the freezer bowl considered hazardous waste?
After purchasing an ice cream maker, most people realize they just don't use it that often. Amy Wisniewski, food editor at CHOW.com, uses our Frozen Coco Loco recipe to show how your ice cream maker can be used in an alternative way: to make a frozen cocktail.
Never Throw Away Cheese
If it's hardened in your fridge, grate it on a salad.
Don't Throw Away Pea Pods
Most people toss out the fibrous outer shells of pea pods like they're garbage—but they're not! Christine Yue Gallary, associate food editor at CHOW.com, shows how, with just a little effort, the pods can be used just like the peas.
There's always a ton of pulp left over after using a juicer, and it seems like a shame to just throw it away. In this CHOW Tip, Suzy Brannon of CHOW.com shows you how to skip the compost bin and use that pulp to make vegetable broth, crackers, and dip instead.