Book Summary:

This easy-to-use handbook is an A to Z compilation of food items-fresh and leftover-and the numerous and delicious ways of using them up. It also shows how to extend a food’s shelf life, find alternate uses for typically discarded parts, and repair recipes gone wrong. Beyond the kitchen, create your own garden compost and potpourri. Discover hundreds of ideas for achieving sustainable and environmentally friendly processes to streamline your pantry–and balance your budget.

Whether you’re dealing with your garden’s bumper crop, living on a budget, or simply looking for ways to reduce waste, just look up the food item in question to learn about the multiple ways it can be used, reused, and repurposed.

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Editorial Quotes:

“A successful book that makes reducing food waste seem fun and easy…remarkably comprehensive.”- Kirkus Reviews

“A thorough, comprehensive, and well-researched kitchen reference book…the perfect addition to every eco-friendly and thrifty kitchen.” – Book Review Directory

“A highly useful food-recycling encyclopedia that should be in everyone’s kitchen library.” -Self-Publishing Review

“A Comprehensive guidebook…This book follows up on every promise.” – IndieReader

Author Bio:

Jean B. MacLeod is a native of Liverpool, England and a writer of practical hints for the home and garden. An enthusiastic culinarian, she is a member of the Culinary Historians of Southern California and Slow Food USA. She lives in the Los Angeles area.