Tuesday Buffet

There’s some evidence that the issue of food waste is catching on in China, albeit in a fairly political way. According to the official newspaper of the Communist Youth League, the abundant food waste can be blamed on the wealthy.

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Waitrose, the British grocery chain, just announced that it now sends no food waste to the landfill. Instead, all of its waste is either donated (best case!), sent to an anaerobic digestion plant to produce energy or composted.

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Trying to keep pace, British retailer Marks & Spencer will power 33 of its stores with energy from its own food waste. M&S has been sending food waste to an AD facility since 2011, but will now buy back a healthy dose of renewable energy.

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A strange, but fascinating story: This former Brazilian maid is now a cooking instructor/use-it-up maven is hitting it big in Italy. Watermelon rinds, banana peels–whole plant, indeed!

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Finally, my thoughts go out to those in Sandy’s path. Be safe and keep that fridge and freezer closed as much as possible. Here are a few other tips for before the storm and after power is out.

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