How to Be a More Sustainable Cook

The one thing to remember when making any changes to be more sustainable is that even small steps can lead to meaningful change. So, when making your kitchen more eco-friendly, you can incorporate these tips and tricks at your own pace. Friend a Farmer: A great way...

Salads to Bring to Work

You have every intention to bring your lunch to work, but then you have to rush out the door. Sounds familiar? With a little planning, you’ll be able to have delicious salads for lunch and save a bundle of money! These two recipes take a...

The Royal Wedding – Get ready!

Well, I know what I will be doing on Saturday, May 19th, 2018 – watching the Royal Wedding!!  I remember when I first moved to New York in 1986, I got up before the sun to watch Prince Andrew and Fergie get married and I...

Tasty Tuesday’s: Hummus Three Ways

Hummus is one of our favorite foods. Did you know there is actually a National Hummus Day on May 13, this year? Maybe you could make your own, here are three simple recipes you could try. Hummus makes a perfect snack, easy and versatile and...

Preserving Seed Diversity

Over the past century, 93% of seed varieties have been lost. Without a strong base of diverse seeds, food production is threatened by disease and climate change. Promoting the use of diverse seed types enhances food security and promotes the preservation of traditional cultural practices...

Cinco de Mayo – Our Favorite Recipe

Queso Fundido With Chorizo, Jalapeño, and Cilantro 7 ounces dried chorizo, diced small 1 jalapeño, seeded and finely chopped 2 Tbs chopped cilantro 2 scallions, finely chopped ¼ tsp salt 1 pound Monterey Jack cheese, grated Tortilla chips, for serving – our favorite is Xochitl...

TASTY TUESDAY: YOU CAN’T BEAT, BEETS!

Beets, which are actually beetroots, a humble root vegetable, are very good for your health. Rich in antioxidants, they help prevent cancer and fight inflammation. Beets are rich in essential vitamins and minerals such as vitamin C, iron, and magnesium. They also boost liver and...

Equal Pay Day…It’s Time To Get Even.

The fact that in 2018 women are still not paid equally is shameful. Where are we going? It’s certainly not fast forward. According to the Economic Policy Institute’s 2016 analysis of federal labor statistics, the median wage for U.S. women is about 16.8 percent less than...

OUR FAVORITE EASTER RECIPES

Whether you celebrate Easter, or just want to say “Hello Spring”, these wonderful fresh recipes will liven up any table. Spring is a perfect time to lighten up our meals, try something new and introduce more seasonal foods. These recipes are great for every food...