Food Waste

Reduce, reuse, recyle: Chowhounds discuss clever ways to cut down on food waste. Share your thoughts and debate the news-worthy points of the topic.

Apple Cores: Not Just for the Compost Bin

What’s not to love about an orchard-fresh apple on a crisp autumn day? For many people, it’s the core, which often finds itself on the fast track to the trash. But did you know that you can use apple...

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"lost" food!?! Nothing goes to waste.

by kseiverd 9 years ago

Though usually only cooking for 1, I just CANNOT toss chicken/turkey bonew without making stock... few ingredients, little work and pretty much FREE, cuz was just gonna get tossed anyway. Was ma...

Wasted Food - How to Stop This Horrible Habit

by cstout 9 years ago

Seems like there are a lot of us out here having to face the fact that too much food is being thrown out for all kinds of reasons / excuses. If you have conquered this awful problem, please let us ...

Just moved my office from 27th and Park, a food paradise, to Broadway and 40th, a wasteland.

by cather 8 years ago

Can anyone point me in the direction of good eats in this neighborhood? There's always Aureole and Keens, but I'm stuck for lunch!

Why are we wasting so much food?

by Tonto 10 years ago

Our local markets here in New Orleans throw away so much food every day it is a crime. What ever happened to day old bread, when nearly every market these days has an in house bakery. Why does a br...

Food Waste & Food Fights - by children & teenagers

by huiray 8 years ago

Latest report on "healthier school lunches": http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/06/nyregion/healthier-school-lunches-face-student-rejection.html Sad. Nothing novel about kids refusing vegetables a...

Food Waste - What have you wasted Today/This week/Last week??

by jenscats5 9 years ago

Last weekend I found 2 whole hard boiled eggs in the fridge that I thought were ok but were actually molded.....I simply forgot about them in the fridge... Today, Hubby wanted a cake or somethin...

What IS this food everyone is reportedly wasting?

by Peg 9 years ago

Following on from the 'let's waste less food' thread (http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/825146) - what food do you actually 'waste'? Where I live food waste is collected weekly by the council fo...

Food waste in USA

by Sloth 11 years ago

The recent Gladware ad claims that American households throw out $500 of food per year. I thought that sounded pretty extreme and checked it out. The best article I could find generally agreed wi...

Rio Seafood Buffet Vegas.. what a waste of $40.

by gryphonskeeper 11 years ago

Cold, overcooked and tasteless, dried out pieces of mystery fish. The beef dishes were about the same. What a waste of $40 per person. My husband and I went here on Monday night, it is our first...

BBQ in New Sharon outside of Farmington food wasteland

by Buttercupmaine 10 years ago

I read the recent threads about the bad food in Farmington. I have to agree. Unfortunately we are stuck because we shop and bank in Farmington. We are always hoping to find something new. We will o...

Wasted Food, how I deal.

by LoBrauHouseFrau 10 years ago

In my house we don't care what foul language you use (provided there aren't any little ones about) so there is no "swear jar." We do, however have a "waste jar." I am thankful that I have the means...

Is there any decent food in East Brunswick or is it still a wasteland?

by lovessushi 11 years ago

Grew up there, left as soon as I could, need to go back to meet my father for a lunch or breakfast. In the land of chain restaurants, bad pizza, and oily Chinese (no I did not like living there)...

I can't stand to waste food: creative uses for stuff other people throw away?

by visciole 11 years ago

OK, I'm one of those people who have a really hard time throwing out anything that's remotely edible. So I freeze soured milk to bake with, save bones and shells and scraps to make stock, and use...

Food waste

by im_nomad 11 years ago

I don't know if it's just me, or because i'm noticing more, but I seem to be running into an awful lot of people lately who seem to be constantly throwing out food, be it cooking a meal and simply...

How do you de-funk stinky food waste?

by Googs 12 years ago

I don't like air fresheners so that's out. The only two things I want people to smell when they come into my home is either good food cooking or clean. I live in a condo where the only option i...

Leaving a Restaurant/Wasting Food

by Harry Singh 14 years ago

You go to a restaurant and order some food, after 2-3 bites you realize the food is quite lousy (edible though). Would you stop eating, pay your bill, and then go somewhere else to eat?

Don't waste you money on food at Peking Tom's....

by bcmchong 14 years ago

Very disappointed. Ordered the wanton soup. It tasted like someone mixed soy sauce and some broth from a can and heated it before serving and that was $6!!! The Peking duck was NOT Peking duck. It ...

wasting food

by kare_raisu 15 years ago

there is nothing that drives me more insane than this. i realize that you can't always try to change people's habits and one should judge oneself and not others...but it still scrapes at me. i ...

Redwood City -- a food wasteland?

by MGH 19 years ago

Oy. I recently took a job in Redwood City, near the CalTrain station. I've gone to every one of the nearby restaurants that looked promising, and have been anything from disappointed to mildly il...

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