Cook Scrappy: 6 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Food Scraps

Turn your veggie leftovers into pesto, pickles and more.

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Attention, attention! There’s a way to cook that minimizes waste, helps you get more adventurous in the kitchen and gives love to all your produce from roots to rinds. P.S. It involves things you might have previously thrown away or composted. We’re talking food scraps! From the greens at the top of your beets to the peels on your potatoes, turn the discard pile into something totally new. Recycling never tasted so good.

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