Browsing the "Food Traditions" Tag

Blessing Your Food: A Book Review

September 6th, 2013 | by Mary Gerush

"Bless This Food" is a collection of blessings that people around the world and across time have used to thank their "higher powers" for the gift of food. Check out this nifty little book


My Top Five Farm And Food Summer Reads

July 2nd, 2013 | by Mary Gerush

Food Tank recently shared a list of 13 farm and food books ripe for summer reading. Of their recommendations, 5 rest comfortably atop my way-too-long reading list. Read on


American Food Waste Facts

June 11th, 2013 | by Chris Keenan

Food waste a hidden issue in the United States. Get the facts on how a country with a lot of surplus is really dealing with the excess.


Easy Olive Oil Drop Biscuits – An October Unprocessed Recipe

October 10th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

Drop biscuits are the easiest sort of biscuits to make. They're a little bit denser than your typical biscuit, because they use oil instead of butter, and they cook up fast enough to prepare even on a busy weeknight! These olive oil drop biscuits are a healthier version of the classic recipe


October Unprocessed: Unsweetened Crock Pot Applesauce

October 2nd, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

When I first learned about October Unprocessed, the question that immediately came to mind is: what defines processed food? This crock pot applesauce recipe contains no refined or added sugars and should work for your month of unprocessed eating, no matter how strict you decide to be


October Unprocessed – Day One

October 1st, 2012 | by Heather Carr

Today is the beginning of October Unprocessed, a month where I will eat only unprocessed food. It's easier than it sounds, even living in the United States, where the grocery shelves are filled with an endless array of processed food products. I hope you'll join me, if not for the whole month, then maybe for a week or two


Real Food Inspiration: “You Will Be The Makers Of Your Own Future”

July 7th, 2012 | by Mary Gerush

If you're into growing, cooking, and eating, you probably know about the Slow Food movement. But you may not be familiar with its founder, Carlo Petrini, and his brilliant writing. I'm reading Terra Madre. And simply put, Signor Petrini inspires me. I thought a few of his quotes might connect with you as well



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