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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