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Gross or Great? Hard-boiling Eggs in Your Compost Pile

Double-wrapping is important, but your compost pile could easily double as a crock pot, according to the National Association of Realtors.


The National Association of Realtors wants you to know that ovens are optional, as long as you have a compost pile and plenty of patience.

Steaming compost piles are nature’s crock pots; they slow-cook food with heat generated by decomposing organic matter. Once a compost pile gets cooking, temperatures can reach 150 to 180 degrees F, hot enough to cook a roast to medium rare.

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Watched Pots: Meals for the Back Burner

This article is part of The GOOD (and ReadyMade) Guide to Slowing Down, from GOOD Issue 18. You can read more of the guide here. Here are a...

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