Not every fruit peel or veggie stem needs to be tossed! Find out which ones are edible.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, approximately 30 to 40 percent of the American food supply is wasted each year. Before you toss those edible leaves, stems, and peels, or leave them in the compost bin, find out how you can cook with them and get more nutritional bang for your buck.
Brew Your Ginger Peel
Many recipes call for peeled ginger but what do you do with the peel afterwards? Rinse it off and add it to a broth, stew, or soup or brew a cup of tea for a subtle spicy flavor.