I like to cook with a lot of vegetables, but the waste can really pile up. I was becoming horrified to see exactly how much trash was leaving my kitchen. So I started a compost bin. I feel better since the compostable stuff is at least going to good use. But now my compost bin is filling up, which led me to think about what I was throwing in there. Is it all compost or can I find another use for it? Here are a few things you can actually keep and eat (and some you should toss).
Radish Greens: It's not just the peppery bulb that the radish has to offer. Try eating the greens too! If you find radishes with the greens still attached (or if you grow your own), enjoy their peppery flavor in a salad.
Fennel Fronds: You may have seen fennel fronds here and there and thought it was dill (they look very similar), but the fronds have a licorice flavorRead More »from 8 Edible Items You’re Throwing Away (and 2 to Toss)