Cooks can do their part to help save the Earth
I came across this great article on philly.com and wanted to share it with you. So many of us have made significant changes in our lifestyles by changing our bulbs, saying no to plastic bags and bottles and recycling and are looking to do more. For someone like me that spends ALOT of time in the kitchen, I was delighted to read this review of steps that cooks can take to develop habits that are more environmentally friendly. Bon Appetit!
You’ve changed all of your light bulbs to those energy-saving twisty kind, you faithfully recycle your newspapers, glass and plastics, and you’ve even installed a low-flow toilet.
Now is a good time to review some steps cooks can take to develop kitchen habits that are more environmentally friendly.
Going green in the kitchen doesn’t mean turning into a vegetarian, said Jackie Newgent, a dietitian, cooking instructor and cookbook author of the newly released “Big Green Cookbook” (Wiley, 2009). Newgent, a Fairlawn, Ohio, native, said she was motivated to write the book after learning more about climate change and the negative way carbon emissions are changing the environment.
Read the full article HERE.