What happens when a 21-year old becomes chief cook on an anti-whaling ship? She writes a fascinating cookbook filled with easy vegan recipes and sea tales.
Knowing how a refrigerator works is a great place to start when it comes to making your fridge and freezer more energy efficient. After all, fridges and freezers account for roughly 6% of the average monthly electric bill. So to help you get a head start on saving both money and energy, we’ve come up with the following guide to help you understand how a refrigerator works.
Is a vegan diet the answer to our water crisis? It just may be.
The Coca-Cola Company has teamed up with WWF to help protect polar bears and their habitat by matching donations up to $1 million by February 15, 2014. The Coca-Cola Company like [ … ]
Worldwide, almost 13 billion wine corks are produced each year. But how many are recycled? Here’s why you should love cork and how you can give it new life.
Conserve some energy in your kitchen with a few simple cooking tips.
Much of the United States has been experiencing near-historic drought conditions, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. The drought and accompanying heat wave are not only parching people’s lawns and impacting their air-conditioning bills but also causing animal suffering—more than 1,000 calves died from heat stress on Midwestern dairy farms in July alone—and sending food prices soaring, especially for people who eat meat, eggs, and dairy products.
Some 250 amendments to the Farm Bill are sitting in the Senate. Most won’t make it into the Farm Bill, but some will. Call your senators and let them know which ones you prefer.
The Farm Bill passed out of Senate committee last week and soon it will come to a vote on the Senate floor. It’s not too late to let your Senators know what you think of the bill. Here’s a summary of some of the things included in the 2012 Farm Bill.
When we discuss food waste we tend to focus on the hows, so I thought you guys would dig this infographic that gets into why reducing food waste is so important. Sure, wasting food is also wasting money, but food waste is also part of a bigger, global food picture.
When you think about the kitchen you probably imagine putting together tasty meals, sitting around the kitchen table, or maybe fixing a hot cup of tea or coffee. The kitchen is all about food and family, but did you know that the kitchen also uses about half of the energy in your home?
We’re big on reducing food-related waste around here, so when I heard that someone had written a book on the topic, I knew you guys would be interested. American Wasteland recently came out in paperback, and the publishers have generously offered up two copies just for you guys!
There are various ways we can reduce food waste in our homes, and one of my favorite methods is reinventing stale or aging foods to make something tasty. While we tend to throw out foods that look like they are past their prime, you’d be surprised by how easily you can bring these products back to life. Here are a few: