Lately I have become more and more obsessed with recycling. I have gone so far as to bring my plastic trash home from work to recycle it. Something about doing this gives me a feeling of satisfaction that I am doing the right thing. So, the natural progression would be recycling my food… right?
About once a month I roast a chicken for dinner. It is delicious and simple. I had never given much thought to throwing away the non-meat parts, until lately. Last week’s chicken carcass was stashed in the freezer, now what? I wish my grandma were around to give me some pointers on this venture, she would have had some great ideas. My grandparents were great recyclers saving cans for a few bucks, keeping a compost pile, and canning food for using later. These are lessons I should have learned earlier, but I guess we come around to things in our own time. Continue reading