10 Ways to Reduce Food Waste For The Newbie Cook

Lessons learned from my mistakes.

Julie X
7 min readNov 26, 2019

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18 months into cooking my meals, I’ve developed an internal system for staying on top of our produce to reduce food waste. But it has taken tossing moldy bagels, mushrooms and blueberries and countless limp celeries for me to get here. Yet, I still wasted some cheese last week!

I wish I’d learned how long the different food lasts when I was growing up so I didn’t have to learn with my gut feeling and rely on google searches. However, even without experience and…

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Julie X

A minimalistic millennial trying to make her life mean something.