Follow me on Twitter: @amydstephenson
Be sure to visit our sister site,
Related LinksBe sure to visit our sister site, Recipes of the Damned! Other Fun Sites
- 101 Cookbooks
- Chocolate & Zucchini
- Fresh Approach Cooking
- Kitchen Retro
- Smitten Kitchen
- The Splendid Table
- Former blog site for Recipes of the Damned. It used to live here.
- 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.
- Find a farmer’s market.
- 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.
- Worldwide Recipes. Free e-mail newsletter; each week is built around a theme and provides a full meal’s worth of recipes (except for the weeks with themes like “great desserts”). The Chef favors fresh, whole ingredients—no cans of condensed soup in these offerings! Premium subscribers get extra features. Remember, Nice Is Good.
- 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.
Category Archives: Uncategorized
Spaghetti and meatballs
I haven’t been cooking very much because I was sick through much of last week. I was well enough to go back to work last Monday but wasn’t fully well until this past weekend, and ended up doing a lot … Continue reading
I meant to do a big post about egg recipes and thoughts in defense of eggs, but I’ve been down–and I do mean down–with a cold for the past several days. No energy, fuzzy brain; I think I spent about … Continue reading
Greenmarket, Veggie Noodle Stir-Fry, Apple Crisp
I was thinking yesterday would be the first day for the Greenmarket in my neighborhood, but that was according to last year’s calendar; this year it opens in June. That will be great, as it’s only a couple of blocks … Continue reading
Lest you think foodies have no sense of humor
Check out Whole Foods’ contribution to April Fool’s day.
I made chili tonight, with red beans and jalapeno chicken sausage. It tasted great. To go along with it, I made baked tortilla chips: I cut fresh corn tortillas into wedges, brushed them with oil, sprinkled on a bit of … Continue reading
All hail the grill pan
This weekend I bought a grill pan: a Lodge Logic Grid Iron reversible grill/griddle. It fits over two burners and enables you to make awesome food if you don’t have an outdoor grill or any likelihood of getting one in … Continue reading
A couple of little things: First Lady Michelle Obama is advocating for fresh and local food. She’s upfront about the challenges of getting your kids to eat vegetables, but also makes a good point that the more flavorful and the … Continue reading
Herb-roasted chicken, roasted parsnips and Brussels sprouts, pearl couscous
I didn’t cook much this past week–between hurrying out to catch the most recent Scott Bateman Animation Show at the PIT and suffering through the last throes of my cold, I was working through leftovers for dinner. So it was … Continue reading
Potato and Chickpea Stew
Last night I made a wonderful vegetarian stew from Deborah Madison’s Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone. Potato and Chickpea Stew obviously contains (wait for it) potatoes and chickpeas; it also features bell peppers, crushed tomatoes, onions, parsley and spices. Doesn’t that … Continue reading
January 2009 Dinner Spree: Asian Beef Lettuce Wraps
(originally posted to Recipes of the Damned on January 6, 2009) Tonight was my first real weeknight on the new schedule, and I kicked it off in style with a recipe from the current issue of Everyday Food, Asian Beef … Continue reading