Delicious Vegetable Broth – $0’s

I love my free veggie broth. I start by placing a covered container in my refrigerator, and then throughout the week, I add carrot peelings, onion peelings, garlic peelings, veggie leftovers, water from steaming veggies … When I have a any type of meat with bones, I save those in a separate container.

Once a week, I fill a big pot with water and dump in all my saved items. I add salt, pepper and whatever herbs I’m in the mood for. I bring the pot to a boil, let it simmer for three to four hours, strain, and store the broth in the fridge.

For dinner that night, I skim off any fat from the top of the container and start making the soup or stew for that week. Sometimes I use half the broth for soup and the other half to cook up a batch of flavorful rice.

For a double Irish Attic whammy dump the boiled veggies (if cooked without the meat bones) in your compost heap.


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I started this blog to share with you all the results of years of turning trash into treasures. Hopefully I'll spark some new creative thoughts and if that happens I hope that you'll share your discoveries and together we’ll build a blog that will singlehandedly reduce global warming and save the world! Okay, maybe that’s a grand goal but we should be able to at least downsize our own trash output.

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