This wonderfully simple recipe for green beans comes from The Glorious Vegetables of Italy, written by Domenica Marchetti, a writer and cooking teacher who specializes in contemporary Italian home cooking.
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Looking for an easy way to peel potatoes? Like, a LOT of potatoes? Grab your drill (no, really), and check out this video!
For those cold and windy early spring days, there’s no better antidote than hearty hot lentil stew! White wine, garlic, poultry seasoning, lemon juice, and fennel work together to transform simple rustic ingredients into a delicious cure for chilly-day blahs. As a bonus, this one-pot vegan meal comes together fairly quickly and lets the slow cooker do most of the work!
Tossing too much of the gorgeous produce you’ve brought home from the farmer’s market? Here are five intriguing ideas for extending the freshness of your produce picks.
Do you love tender new potatoes? Here’s a really easy and fun way to grow your favorite potatoes in a container at home.
It was a close call. Schoolchildren almost had access to more nutritious school lunches, but Congress put a stop to that.
Ban the potato from school lunch? To hear some people talk, you might think that was about to happen.
This is Greenpeace — they research potential environmental issues, they pick the few most important (i.e. global climate change, long-term nuclear risk, GMOs), they educate and politic for a better future, and — if needed — they chain themselves to things.
Check out their most recent news on anti-GMO activism in Sweden:
Here’s a list of fruits and vegetables that store well over the winter. Be sure to stock up at your final local farmers market!
Potato board member eats potato-only diet to prove potatoes aren’t junk food.
Potatoes have been given a bad name in nutrition – most likely because of the way we prepare them. Before they were turned into french fries, loaded baked potatoes, potatoes au gratin or any of the million other extremely high-calorie bastardizations of potatoes, they started as a healthy and delicious starchy root.
Back in April, the EU controversially approved a genetically modified potato, and now it looks like scientists are working on yet another GM spud.
Scientists studying a major potato pest have found that the larvae feeding on tubers can actually increase crop yield. Greenhouse tests indicate that caterpillar saliva increases the marketable yield by up to 2.5 times from a potato plant when less than half the potatoes are infested.