Congress left DC for the winter break without agreeing on a Farm Bill. Color me unsurprised.
Pest control delivered by bees may seem like a strange idea, but test studies have shown remarkable promise.
As we head into the holidays, many of us will be cooking large meals and using fresh fruits and vegetables. I figure now is a good time for a quick refresher on the “Dirty Dozen” – those fruits and vegetables in the U.S. food supply that show the most pesticide residues.
It’s the cooking season and these three free cooking apps are here to help with ideas and instructions for appetizers, main dishes, and desserts – lots of desserts.
The 30 Minute Vegan: Soup’s On! by Mark Reinfeld arrived in my mailbox a week ago, just as the weather started to cool. The timing of Soup’s On! is particularly good, since I am happy for a break from cooking large, multi-course meals. A quick, hearty soup is perfect. But Soup’s On! doesn’t limit the selection of soups to winter. It has more than one hundred quick and easy recipes for every season.
Have cranberry sauce leftovers? Here’s a few ideas for what to do with cranberry sauce and a recipe for Yogurt-Cranberry Coffeecake.
Turkey stock is so simple to make and it adds a great deal of flavor to soups and casseroles. Use up the leftover Thanksgiving preparations and get one more use out of the turkey bones.
Learn the health benefits of sweet potatoes and get my favorite Thanksgiving sweet potato recipe!
The Cheesy Vegan by John Schlimm shows you how to make vegan versions of America’s favorite comfort food from scratch and then goes on to provide 125 different recipes using those vegan cheeses.
Homemade Bread Day is one of those holidays you probably didn’t know existed, but homemade bread is so tasty I’m glad somebody made up this holiday.
Growing grains locally, whether on a backyard scale or on nearby farms, improves the economic situation of the local community and provides stability in the local food supply. Uprisings: A Hands-On Guide to the Community Grain Revolution shows how groups have come together to grow, harvest, mill, and sell local grains and lists positive steps to start your own local grain movement.
October Unprocessed is over. How did you do?
National Oatmeal Day comes but once a year, so eat up! Oats are good for you!