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I have been blending kitchen scraps in my Vitamix to pour in my flower garden. Everything I read says when you compost, do not use meat or fat. Are bones such as chicken bones, or fish bones considered meat?
Lori, I thought for sure our vitamix would end up in the spare bedroom along with the treadmill and cuisinart. But I kid you not, it was one of the best purchases we've ever made. I got it Mothers Day last year and I figure I use it - on an average - at least twice a day. As mentioned, I use it to blend kitchen scraps for compost. I also make smoothies for my husband every morning, I make baby food for my 10 month old, diet shakes for me when I'm on a diet and Frappucinos when I'm not! I could go on and on, but then I start sounding like a salesperson.
I really would like to learn more about the composting since its a totally new thing for me. There is a small amount of info that comes with the machine, but besides that, I havent found much more.
If you start using your mom's, let me know your experiences.
We've had ours for at least eight years and it's definitely been put to good use. Besides the usual smoothies, etc. we've used it for grinding coffee beans and before I got a grain mill I used it to grind my wheat. I was telling my husband about it for about a year but he wasn't paying any attention. I left the brochure around for him to look at and when he read the specs he decided it was definitely worth it - It's kind of like a power tool for him! Margaret
wow sounds fun ..my vermicomposter is arriving soon..guess now i will need a fancy pants blender too! Oh i guess I could use my cuisinart!
"sorry everyone,too tired to cook dinner,i've been making worm shakes and compost tea all day.."