Stop Throwing Away Free Tomato Sauce

Making Thick Tomato Sauce From Tomato Skins (3)

It has come to my attention that many people are unwittingly throwing away free tomato sauce when they preserve their summer tomatoes. Here’s the thing: like all fruit, the skin of tomato is where much of the natural pectin resides. Pectin is the starch that gives jams their thickness and good tomato sauce its natural, [Continue Reading...]

Third Time’s The Charm: Doing The Leftover Dance & Reducing Food Waste

Have you ever forgotten your leftovers or take-out containers in the back of the fridge (or the back seat of the car) for a few weeks? Maybe given up on the celery because it’s so limp even Viagra couldn’t revive it? Ever had your rice grow fuzz or been surprised by fizzy apple juice? Ever [Continue Reading...]