A red apple with a spooky halloween pumpkin face carved into it.

Spooky zero-waste tip: upside down apples

*Infomercial voice* Do you enjoy apples but hate the cores that are left behind? Do you wish eating fruit and being healthy could be a little less wasteful?

What if I told you there was a way to make apple cores disappear forever?

*X-Files theme plays*

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Jars of jam on a shelf

How to fix overcooked, overset, or too-thick jam in less than 30 seconds

I recently made several jars of jam to give as Christmas gifts, but had to keep the first batch as it came out so thick it was almost inedible.

I’m also very lazy, so shoving it all back into the pan and mixing in other things to try and thin it out was completely out of the question.

Luckily for me, though, this is 2018 and technology exists!

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