Loading...

Category: Cookook Reviews

Josey Baker’s Scrumptious Gluten-Free Bread Recipe

This incredibly delicious, yet incredibly healthy, gluten-free bread recipe comes from Josey Baker Bread, the fun, new eponymous cookbook from the charming San Francisco–bread maker. With thirty-eight core recipes and lots of variations this new cookbook will teach you how to think like a baker!

Three Free Cooking Apps

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! Cookbook Review and Recipe

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.

Uprisings: A Hands-On Guide to the Community Grain Revolution – Book Review

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.

Blessing Your Food: A Book Review

“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.

Kitchen Divided: Review and Vegan Recipe!

Have you been thinking about going vegan but are worried that it will be too hard, because your partner is an omnivore, or are you already vegan with an omni partner? Kitchen Divided might just make your food life a little bit easier.

Tomatoes: Tomatoland Reveals the Sordid Truth

Who knew the story of tomatoes was so sordid: modern-day slavery, environmentally destructive chemical agriculture, and fossil fuel guzzling cross-country shipping– all for America’s least favorite fruit? Though the book was published in 2011, Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed our Most Alluring Fruit is still quite relevant today and makes for a fascinating read for anyone with an interest in agriculture, politics and their own connection to food.

Olive Oil’s Sublime and Scandalous Story

Sublime, of course. But Scandalous… Really?

Indeed, the world of olive oil is more than old Italian men and women pruning their ancient groves and mashing olive fruits by stone. It involves tanker trucks contaminated with chemicals, petrochemical adulteration of oils, Mafioso-owned lands, and so much more. Who knew the iconic, humble olive could be so complicated?