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- Animal, Vegetable, Miracle. Barbara Kingsolver and her family spent a year eating only locally grown, reared or caught food (well, almost entirely). The book’s companion site offers a wealth of resources on “locavore” eating, sustainable agriculture, community gardening, and political action, as well as recipes.
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- Heifer International. Help people escape poverty through agricultural gifts and grants by making a donation to Heifer International. Heifer helps people develop their own sustainable agricultural enterprises through programs that provide livestock and education.
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- Epicurious. A wealth of cooking resources. Sponsored by Gourmet and Bon Appetit, Epicurious offers recipes, forums, videos, a food dictionary, and more.
- The Slow Food Movement. There are two sites, the US site and the international site. Slow Food is about “living the slow life,” taking time to enjoy good food and a good life with family and friends. The site offers forums, resources, and access to local chapters (“convivia”).
- Feeding America Formerly Second Harvest, this isthe nation’s food bank network, providing assistance to millions of Americans every year.
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I can hardly believe it’s been about four years since I last posted here. Well, I can believe it, it’s just embarrassing. But I am reviving the blogs, and will be sharing more of the yum. And what exactly is … Continue reading
Not quite back, but soon
My apologies for going so long without posting. I will be too occupied to post here for about another week, but then expect to catch up. In the meantime, please go check out my newest blog, 107 Cookbooks, in which … Continue reading
Another busy week and a reliance on old standbys and leftovers. I did make a berry crisp tonight, though. I started with strawberries and blueberries from the Greenmarket: I squeezed on some lemon and sprinkled on a bit of spice … Continue reading
Grilled chicken, corn, kale with soba
Tonight I had a chance to cook with the cast-iron grill pan; it’s been a while since the weather has been pleasant enough to make it seem sensible. So I decided to grill chicken thighs, which I rubbed with a … Continue reading
Sorry for the long hiatus; I was on vacation and didn’t find time to post anything, though you can find some pictures at my Flickr site (including of some good food we enjoyed). We got home last night and I … Continue reading
Can hardly wait for August 7
Because “Julie & Julia” will be opening. Who’s in NYC who’d like to get together and go on opening night?
“Food Matters” and Vegan Before 6
Recently I read Mark Bittman’s new book Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating. Bittman gives a lot of good background for why one should reduce one’s consumption of processed foods and of meat in particular, and he describes the … Continue reading
Pizza, Thin on the Base and Thick at the Edges
I made pizza last night. We had watched an episode of Food Detectives that investigated whether the water in New York City pizza crust makes a difference (it does), and that made me itchy to make dough. So I decided … Continue reading
It’s been a while since I posted and I’m going to do a series of relatively short posts rather than one encyclopedic one. So this is a short cooking-oriented post, a stir-fry I made the other week. I sliced and … Continue reading