A 4-person family loses $1500 a year on wasted food. Saving that would basically be a raise.
Fruits + Vegetables
We wouldn’t run the shower for 104 minutes, but that’s how much water it takes to make a pound of chicken.
When we store food just right, it lasts longer.
And luckily, we’ve got the tricks to help.
Keep herbs like cut flowers – with their stems in a glass of water.
Place ripe avocados in the fridge, they’ll last longer.
Keep flour fresher almost twice as long by freezing it.
Wrap leftover cheese loosely in wax paper, not plastic.
Use a slice of bread to soften up hardened brown sugar.