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September 18, 2012

Watch: La Soga - Jim Duke Sings to the Plants

We love it! Jim Duke (James A. Duke, Ph.D.) -- living legend plant genius, ethnobotanist, author, and songwriter sings "La Soga" to the Amazonian plants, Ayahuasca and ...
September 16, 2012

Vegan Black Metal Chef - Indian Feast Of The Gods

Om Shanti. Embrace your demons and wake up and make yourself an Indian feast. The brilliant Vegan Black Metal Chef makes delicious Indian food - one of our favorites! Plus, ...
Desserts, Featured, food for thought, news bites, Recipes, skills/recipes

Peach Upside-Down Cake for an Upturned World

You don't need to read a food blog to know things are more than a little out of kilter these days. Pandemic, societal upheaval, economic devastation, politics, hurricanes, blazing fires, intense heat and more can make us forget about...

Peach Upside-Down Cake for an Upturned World
Featured, food for thought, Main Dishes, Recipes, skills/recipes, Soups & Stews

Old Country Herb Braised Green Beans

When I was a girl, there was such a thing as the Old Country – the place where the world still operated with magic and must.  Small old men with thick accents knew languages that had intensity, a depth...

Old Country Herb Braised Green Beans
Featured, food for thought, Main Dishes, news bites, Recipes, skills/recipes, Soups & Stews

White Acre Peas and Butter Beans: A Southern Summer Treat

Peas and beans please. Not your ordinary English peas, green beans or even the popular snap peas with their edible pods.  These are Southern peas and butter beans, with creamy texture and smooth taste. They are both cooked the...

White Acre Peas and Butter Beans: A Southern Summer Treat
Featured, Main Dishes, Recipes, skills worth knowing, skills/recipes

Creamy Rutabaga Pie with Cauliflower, Peas and Tempeh Bacon - Vegan, Gluten-Free and Even Keto

Stuck at home, we received a box of vegetables from a friend and it included 5 rutabagas. Now this vegetable isn't high on people's list and frankly, all we could think of was roasted rutabaga. Sure it's...

Creamy Rutabaga Pie with Cauliflower, Peas and Tempeh Bacon - Vegan, Gluten-Free and Even Keto
Featured, food for thought, Main Dishes, news bites, Recipes, skills worth knowing, skills/recipes, Snacks & Nibbles

Crusty Artisan Bread -Tweaking Jim Lahey’s Method


Artisan bread in minutes was a thing years ago, creating a sensation and bringing fresh-baked bread to ordinary home cooks who didn't have all day. Then, Jim...

Crusty Artisan Bread -Tweaking Jim Lahey’s Method

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Food for thought
November 20, 2018

Thanks, Let's Eat!

Thanksgiving is a great holiday - we are mindful of giving thanks, and find ourselves wishing all sorts of folks a happy holiday, like the customer service rep thanking us for our patience when we know we have exhausted ours. And we all know (and ...
August 23, 2018

Climate Change on Your Plate

I read that red salmon practically vanished from Alaska this year. They were once abundant, and clockwork-dependable and now, nada. It's not just the fish. Other species are suffering, whales and manatees and so much declining, becoming extinct from ...
February 8, 2018

Is Nano-Tech a Ticking Time Bomb?

How Safe is Nano-Tech?   Nanotechnology is here. Nano operates in the Quantum Realm, where physics gets strange, the world isn’t always as it seems and particles can exist in two places at once. What you might not know is that it’s ...

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