In the fall, we often find whole boxes of apples and then have to come up with things to do with them. Although we give some to our parents for baking, that ends up being a lot of apples. Since we both like cider, we decided to try our hand at brewing cider. ...continue reading "Brewing Adventures: Hard Cider Edition"
This week was a busy week and I was hoping for apples to make an apple pie, but instead I got a lot of apple cider. This was exciting to me as I've been wanting to make hard cider recently. Soon, I'll post about my cider making adventures. Let's see what I got. ...continue reading "Thanksgiving: Diving During Week 47 of 2017"
I decided that today we were going to share a Thanksgiving-related recipe, to try to stay in the holiday spirit. So I hope you all enjoy our version of pumpkin pie: a pumpkin custard that is what my mom usually puts in her pies as filling, but altered. ...continue reading "Thanksgiving Time: InstaPot Pumpkin Custard"
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"
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.
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?"