Welcome to OneSharedEarth, where you can have questions answered about any environmental issue, supported with facts and research
0 votes
10 views
Is batch cooking more energy efficient & environment friendly than cooking smaller portions?
in Food by (600 points)
recategorized by | 10 views

1 Answer

0 votes

Batch cooking is more environmentally friendly, because it takes less time and energy to reheat food that has already been cooked. The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy promote batch-cooking as a means of reducing energy usage. It’s also cheaper and much less time-consuming, and can help to reduce food waste if you use up ingredients by cooking larger portions.

Bibliography

American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, 'Energy Saving Tips', SmarterHouse (2015), accessed at: https://smarterhouse.org/cooking/energy-saving-tips

ago by (300 points)
119 questions
124 answers
6 comments
1,979 users