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food

  • tiny garden: kitchen scrap gardens.

    I was too quick to dismiss the ubiquitous kitchen scrap gardens I’ve seen growing. With some amount of sheepishness, I admit that being urged to grow fresh celery from a spent bunch by every…

    May 19, 2020 9 Comments
  • tiny garden: microgreens, the beginning.

    Our microgreens experiment has only just begun. Freshly sown on their windowsill home, I don’t have anything in the way of sexy shoots to show you. My experience with growing these shoots at home…

    April 29, 2019 14 Comments
  • make your own: compound butter.

    Compound butter sounds fancier than it really is. It’s butter, softened, with herbs or fruit or other bits of tastiness stirred in. You can shape it into a log, chill it, and serve it…

    November 27, 2018 13 Comments
  • waste not: cabbage slaw, three ways.

    Waste Not is a collaboration with my friend, Carrie King. The premise is simple: Carrie, a food writer and editor, shares a recipe highlighting at least one particular way that we can curb food waste.…

    August 30, 2018 14 Comments
  • waste not: chimichurri.

    Waste Not is a collaboration with my friend, Carrie King. The premise is simple: Carrie, a food writer and editor, shares a recipe highlighting at least one particular way that we can curb food waste.…

    July 23, 2018 8 Comments
  • farm stands and tomato galettes.

    A summer tomato fresh from a farm is a thing to eat if you’re feeling like you need a boost of the spirits or a restored faith in magic. That a summer tomato starts as…

    August 9, 2016 17 Comments
  • mightyfix from mightynest.

    This post is sponsored by MightyNest, a company committed to sourcing sustainable products for healthy homes. Last week I wrote a bit about some of the things I’ve taken to toting around in my bag in the…

    August 2, 2016 21 Comments
  • make your own pickled radishes.

    I’m not ashamed to admit that there are foods I eat mostly because they’re pretty. This time of year, those foods are called radishes. Red radishes, watermelon radishes, Easter egg radishes in shades of…

    May 4, 2016 30 Comments
  • zero-waste progress report.

    I should start by saying that the zero in this post title is a little misleading. Less waste is probably more accurate but in the spirit of aspiration, I’ll stick with zero. I thought it…

    February 23, 2016 115 Comments
  • habit shift: meal prep.

    Less waste. Better food. More time (Better time). Three or four reasons why I advocate the totally mundane habit of preparing at least a tiny part of dinner before dinnertime. In our quest to eat more whole foods…

    February 10, 2016 54 Comments