The Waste Not, Want Not Cookbook

The Waste Not, Want Not Cookbook

Save Food, Save Money, and Save the Planet

Book - 2015
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"Imagine goine to the supermarket, buying three bags of food, dropping one in the parking lot, and then driving away. We all do the equivalent of that every single week. Food waste is a huge global issue--we are not only wasting precious resources but also harming our planet. The Waste Not, Want Not Cookbook shows that you can shop, cook, and eat with zero waste,"--inside flap.
Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia : TouchWood Editions, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015.
ISBN: 9781771511117
Branch Call Number: 641.552 CHAVI
Characteristics: 281 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Additional Contributors: Acken, DL - Photographer


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Dec 19, 2018

I was quite disappointed with this cookbook. I was hoping for some ideas about what to do with extra pepperoni, egg whites, mashed potatoes, etc.

Dec 28, 2015

Basically, don't buy more food than you are going to use up.
Pretty straight forward recipes.

ksoles May 06, 2015

Would you buy three bags of groceries and then leave one behind in the parking lot? Doubtful, but according to Victoria food journalist Cinda Chavich, such an act would represent the food wastage that has become commonplace in North America. Her new cookbook, "Waste Not Want Not," goes beyond a collection of outstanding recipes; it also serves as a guide for shopping, cooking and eating without waste.

Chavich opens with an overview of the food waste problem, including some of the most problematic areas (e.g. seafood), but then explores some creative solutions to show that one can indeed shop and eat more sustainably. The book contains close to 150 delicious, waste-free recipes covering all the bases from soup to meat to dessert: Caponata, Grilled Fajitas and Roasted Carrot Sesame Hummus to name a few. Chavich proves that you don't have to sacrifice taste or quality to make a difference.

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