Tuesday, April 17, 2007

recycle then compost

I was over at my friend Marie's and had a "DUH" moment. I walked by her crock pot and saw a bunch of frozen veggie scraps and a chicken carcass cooking away. I asked her what it was and she said that whenever they make a salad or any dish w/ veggie scraps instead of throwing them out they put them in the freezer then when they have a chicken carcass they put it all in the crock pot to make stock! Wow... DUH! How easy! I could make veggie stock instead of buying it from the store and having to throw away the container... and all from SCRAPS that I would either throw away or compost!

After you use the scraps you can compost them (veggie stuff only, unless you have a GREEN CONE... then you can toss that bird in there too!).

Thanks for the GREAT idea Marie!

1 comment:

Karen said...

Great idea!!! We have so many veggie scraps AND an extra freezer in the garage, so we can't say we don't have the space! What a great way to use the leftovers. Then compost, like you said!