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Haste Makes Waste
While saving leftovers is second nature for some people, a surprising number of Americans consider leftovers waste and automatically toss them in the trash. In fact, the USDA estimates that the average American family throws away 14 percent of their food—or almost $600 worth per year.
So whether it's a lemon peel, bacon grease or day-old coffee, why not find a way to make use of it?