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.
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What’s the difference between a pinot noir and a pinotage? Which is the best wine to pair with fettuccine primavera? Do big red wines pair better with cheese? And what do you really need to know about ordering a bottle in a restaurant? Hello, Wine: The Most Essential Things You Need to Know About Wine by […]
Want to know how to plan a cheese course? What’s the best wine to serve with cheese? How to make the perfect mac and cheese? The stunningly beautiful Cowgirl Creamery Cooks cookbook has all the answers — and more! Just north of San Francisco, in the rolling hills of Marin County, the Cowgirls — as they’re known […]
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.
You Still Won’t Believe It’s Gluten-Free by Roben Ryberg adds another two hundred gluten-free recipes to her catalog of gluten-free cookbooks. The recipes in this book range from appetizers to breakfasts to entrees to sides.
“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.
Permaculture is an ecological gardening technique that is “ancient yet cutting-edge technology”. Author Christopher Shein teaches gardeners both novice and experienced how to apply permaculture to vegetable gardens in The Vegetable Gardener’s Guide to Permaculture.
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.
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.
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?
Americans eat an average of seventy pounds of sugar each year. Most of that is not table sugar that we add to our breakfast or coffee; most of it is the hidden sugars, such as high fructose corn syrup and refined grain products. Sugar can wreak habit with our health and our looks. Authors Brooke Alpert and Patricia Farris have designed The Sugar Detox to help us get control of our sugar consumption.
Imagining how you’d survive the zombie apocalypse is a lot more fun that trying to figure out how you’d get adequate protein and calories in a shipwreck, off-roading accident, or other survival situation. In both cases, though, it’s- I don’t know how to lead into this smoothly, so I’ll just say it: you’re going to eat a bug.
When the publisher sent me a review copy of Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition, it was already on my Amazon wish list. I’ve long admired nutritionist T. Colin Campbell as both a researcher and as a writer; and per my expectations based on past work from this author, he knocks this one right out of the park!