From Food & Wine: 16 Overripe Foods to Cook Instead of Throw Away, According to Chefs

November 30, 2020

From Food & Wine: 16 Overripe Foods to Cook Instead of Throw Away, According to Chefs

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Food & Wine has done us a great service by highlighting ways to utilize food that might seem to have “gone off,” as the British say. I have a depression-era need to use things rather than throw them away, so I love these tips! And that, Dear Reader, is why I’m sharing them with you.

From the article: “You knew about brown bananas, but there are so many more foods to keep around after peak ripeness. Here’s what to do with them.”

Yes, indeed, I did know about brown bananas, and like them almost black for my Beyond Banana Bread, but I learned quite a bit about other foods and options to use them post-peak. Check it out at: 16 Overripe Foods to Cook Instead of Throw Away, According to Chefs.

Photo by Young & Hungry

Thank you, Food & Wine! I’ll be using some of your tips when my huge orange crop this year starts to age a bit.

 


3 thoughts on “From Food & Wine: 16 Overripe Foods to Cook Instead of Throw Away, According to Chefs”

    • Oh wow, what a great idea!!! I wish I had thought of it, but then, I don’t have kids in the right age group. Although… the Musical Millennial is home and I still need to teach him how to cook… hmmmm ….

      • The other thing we do with them is make rainbow pancakes. We add food coloring and they pick the fruit. They got creative and let the pancakes cook a little while adding color is swirls and fruit. For millennials, after interviewing a couple for our tour manager job, NOJO suggests teaching him to boil water.

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