Saturday, March 29, 2008

Top 10 Sustainable Cooking Tips

1. Use your microwave
2. Preheat only when necessary
3. Don’t rinse your food under running water but instead in a bowl and re-use the water for watering your plants
4. Bring your food to room temperature before baking or roasting
5. Get rid of your disposal and compost instead
6. Be smart about your menus – cook things together, cook dishes with the same ingredients
7. When buying appliances, look for the Energy Star label
8. Use your convection oven
9. Use your dishwasher wisely – don’t rinse and wash only when full
10. Avoid disposables that can’t be recycled – ziplock bags, plastic wrap, paper towels and napkins

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