Quick Asian Green Beans

11th August, 2011 - Posted by admin - Comments Off

As we head into Week 2 of Eat Local Month, the question gets raised of how local should we be? Personally, I’m a big believer in the perfect being the enemy of the good. In other words, even though it’s nearly impossible for every meal to be made up entirely local ingredients, there’s no reason […] Read More

Low-fuss pickling

19th July, 2011 - Posted by admin - Comments Off

One summer when I was around twelve, my mother got the questionably brilliant idea to can a bunch of dill and sweet pickles. Neither of my parents were big gardeners at the time, so where this bumper crop of cucumbers came from remains a mystery. At the time, we lived in a house without air […] Read More

Customized black bean burgers

26th April, 2011 - Posted by admin - Comments Off

When I was in college, I fell in with a rough crowd of vegetarians. They had an interesting outlook on food – after giving up meat for a variety of perfectly valid reasons, they then filled their diets – not with fruits and vegetables – but with various fake meat products. Eating with them was […] Read More

Kale for the end of winter

1st March, 2011 - Posted by admin - Comments Off

This is a good time of year for soup. This is also a good time of year to have a recipe on hand that can be cooked in one pot on any heat source in a fairly quick amount of time. In the event of a power outage, having something to whip up can be […] Read More

Eat your greens

21st June, 2010 - Posted by admin - Comments Off

One of my very favorite things to eat in the whole world is soul food. So good and yet so very much not an everyday food. When vegetables are cooked to within an inch of their lives, bacon is a condiment and everything is cooked in a cast iron skillet. When I lived in Georgia, […] Read More