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This week there was a treasure trove of beer in the dumpster to be had for the taking. I'm not a huge fan, but since my boyfriend is, grabbing the beer for later seemed like a good idea. Let's move on to everything I found this week. ...continue reading "Diving During Week 46 of 2017: Beer Edition"

We recently received a question on how do you know if your finds are still good as well as asking if we have inside information about times to check the dumpster. Since these questions seemed like ones others would have, I decided to just write a post about it. ...continue reading "The Insider’s Scoop: Understanding your Dumpster Diving Climate"

Another week has past in the dumpster. This was a good week in my opinion as I got some high value items. There was a great selection on meats and a few other items this week.  Well, let's get to it. ...continue reading "Diving During Week 45 of 2017"

Just found a new use for the Instant Pot: cooking pork ribs. Since my dessert recipes worked out so well and I had ribs from the dumpster that I didn't know how to cook, I decided to cook them using the Instant Pot. So let's go over the recipe I used. ...continue reading "InstaPot Pork Ribs"

Another week has come to an end. This was a decent week for finding things. Once again plants seem to be a popular item in the dumpster. Let's see what I got.

...continue reading "Diving During Week 44 of 2017"

For the most part, I think the answer to that question is yes, buying local food is better. With local food, not only do you lower the cost (both economically and environmentally) of your food, you help bolster the local economy. But let's look at the pros and cans and see what the food tells us. ...continue reading "Is buying local food better? Or are we just being chums?"