How much do you know about the Italian Christmas Eve tradition, the Feast of the Seven Fishes? This may be the best new holiday tradition you’ll ever adopt.
Cuter than frolicking baby goats. More creative than Martha Stewart. This week, I got to meet the Beekman Boys — Brent and Josh. My food heroes! Say hello.
“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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
Welcome to the first annual International Homesteading Education Month presented by two of my most-adored publishers: Mother Earth News and Grit. What used to be “hippy” is now “hip.” Hooray for learning to be self sufficient and loving the results!
Global gender equality in agriculture looks bleak. The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) highlights that 1.1 billion women worldwide lack the same access to land, seeds, water, and agricultural training, tools, and technologies as men. How can you help?
In July, I highlighted the impending celebration of Julia Childs’ 100th birthday. Today, Twitter is abuzz with notes from Julia’s fan club. They’re cooking up a storm of Child-inspired dishes [ … ]
A little less than three months: That’s how long you have to figure out how you will celebrate and support Food Day on October 24, 2012!
On August 15th, 2012, Julia would have celebrated her 100th birthday. To honor her, PBS has planned a few events, and if you love Julia like I love Julia, I’m sure you’ll want to join the party.
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.