Golden Cauliflower Chowder + Food Waste

I was recently introduced to Last Week Tonight with John Oliver and now I am addicted to the show. Oliver brings up issues that most media outlets (I am looking at you FOX News) either get completely wrong or present it in a way that is flat out offensive to the viewer. If you haven’t seen these clips from the show, I recommend this one, this one, and this one, just to start off with.

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One episode discussed food waste and it made me reflect on my own purchasing of produce. I hate to admit it but I have recently wasted food. During Vegan MoFo, I was creating new recipes too frequently to eat it all. 30 recipes in 30 days was too much food for Mark and I. Food was forgotten; a burger that I meant to put in the freezer was now two days too old, half an onion went bad, a cup of soup left unattended in its tupperware, and an avocado was now blackened in the back of the fridge. I did not mean to do this on purpose. I thought to myself that I would get around to it but I didn’t and food was thrown away. …

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