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I am a PhD student who is pretty much fed up with the things that I do day to day. So I decided to start a blog. As I enjoy being able to get free things and feel like I can help others and maybe even inspire some to become more environmentally friendly, Dumpster Delight was born.

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"

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"

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?"

First Source of Tonawanda, NY, is voluntarily recalling various packaged goods, as well as Products sold in grocery store bulk bins. All these products contain undeclared Milk. These products were distributed to the following states AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IL, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MN, NC, NJ, NM, NV, NY, PA, TX, UT, VA, VT, WV, and Canada. The recalled retail packaged items:

  1. Wegmans Dark Chocolate Almonds 23oz tub
  2. Wegmans Dark Chocolate Almonds 11.5oz tub
  3. Wegmans Dark Chocolate Almonds with Sea Salt and Turbinado Sugar 12oz tub
  4. Wegmans Dark Chocolate Cherry-Infused Cranberries 12oz tub
  5. Wegmans Dark Chocolate Strawberries 13.5oz tub
  6. Alpine Valley Dark Chocolate Almonds 11.5oz tub
  7. Circle K Favorites Dark Chocolate Covered Almonds 3.25oz bag
  8. Tops Dark Chocolate Covered Almonds 11.5oz tub
  9. Tops Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans 12oz tub
  10. 7 Select Dark Chocolate Turbinado Almonds with Sea Salt 2.25oz bag

For more information, check here. Unless you have a milk allergy, I say go look while the getting is good.

If you keep up with our blog, you know that we don't eat bread or other sugar-filled items. As a result, this typically means no pizza, because the crust is very obviously carby. So, when you have a craving and you just need pizza, we came up with this recipe for crustless pizza. ...continue reading "Keto Crustless Pizza"

We felt like having a treat this weekend, so we tried out our flourless chocolate cake recipe using the instant pot. Normally we don't add sugar to our recipes, but in this case, we cheat. Since we are using sweetened chocolate, the chocolate comes with sugar added. ...continue reading "InstaPot Flourless Chocolate Cake"

Kenny’s Great Pies, Inc. of Smyrna, GA, is voluntarily recalling its 22 ounce packages of "Kenny’s Buckeye Pie" because they may contain undeclared wheat. The recalled "Buckeye Pies" were distributed in retail stores in the Ohio area and have the product UPC# 7 11276 50277 7. For more information, check here. Unless you suffer from a wheat allergy, this should be safe to eat if you find it.

Organic yogurt maker, Stonyfield, is voluntarily recalling a specific code date of its O’Soy Strawberry soy yogurt because it may contain an undeclared milk allergen. Product was initially distributed to the following states: CA, CT, FL, IA, IL, MA, MD, ME, MI, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, VA, WI. The yogurts are sold at natural food stores and grocery retailers nationwide. The specific product being recalled comes in 5.3 ounce cups and has the code date of November 4, 2017 on the lid and carrying the following product code printed along the side of the cup: O’Soy Strawberry UPC Code:0-52159 00603-7. For more information, check here. Unless you have a milk allergy, this stuff should be edible.

Great Lakes Cheese Co. Inc. today announced the recall of 60 packages of American Accent Shredded Imitation Mozzarella Cheese with a best by date of JUN 8 2018 because of undeclared milk allergens on its label. The product was sold in Bashas’, AJ's Fine Foods, Food City and Bashas’ Dine Markets retail stores in Arizona and New Mexico. The product involved in the recall is labeled:

  • American Accent Shredded Imitation Mozzarella Cheese; Size 32 oz, UPC Code 0 365148012 6, Best By JUN 8 2018

For more information, check here. Unless you have a milk allergy, this stuff should be safe, if you like fake cheese.

Last night, I decided I wanted some cookies. I wanted to use up some eggs and almond butter that I found from the dumpster, so I used a recipe that would consume them. Since they turned out pretty well, I thought I would share my recipe. ...continue reading "Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies"