Here’s How I Repurpose Frying Dredge to Reduce Food Waste

Larder Delicatessen & Bakery, Cleveland, Ohio

This photo may not look like much, but it represents another step that we are taking in the kitchen at Larder to eliminate food waste. This is spaetzle made from a leftover dredge.

It started when I battered up a bunch of pickles for a fried pickle special yesterday. Like with most fried foods, I dipped the pickles in flour, an egg and buttermilk wash, and then matzo meal. As I was...