My solution for reducing food waste is simple: Stir-fry. Seriously. Chopping up all your leftovers and stir-frying them in your favorite sauce can be a tasty way of reducing almost all food waste!
More serious foodies are more creative with their food waste reduction tips. Salon’s food writer Francis Lam is one of those foodies, and this week, he shared six tasty ways to stop wasting food
. My favorite of these tips is the Hippe Hash. Why? Well, it’s really a lot like my stir-fry tip. The main part of making Hippe Hash seems to be chopping up all the leftovers and throwing them in a pan — just with butter and oil instead of stir fry sauce.
I also liked his easy-peasy tip for preserving herbs. “Thyme, rosemary, oregano, marjoram, sage, etc., you can dry simply by putting them, whole on the stem, in an uncovered glass in your fridge for a while, until they seem prickly and brittle,” Francis writes. Simple enough!