Next time you think of throwing away fruits and veggies that have gone bad, hold on; keep this list of quick tips handy to make the most of the food items that are inedible.
Apple cores and peels that are stale can be used to make apple cider vinegar at home.
You can steep old cheese rinds in the milk and strain them to prepare a sauce for macaroni and cheese.
Citrus peels can be dried and stored in your kitchen. They can be used in recipes that call for fresh zest or can be infused in tea.
You can make croutons using bread that has passed its prime.
Put a few banana peels in a blender along with a cup of water and puree to form a paste. Dip a cloth in it and polish silver items in your house.
You can also grind old bread to make breadcrumbs which can be used in a variety of food preparations.