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Just Label It!

October 27, 2011


I’ve touched on the topic of GMO foods on this blog before, but there is a new campaign drawing much-needed attention to the issue.  It’s called “Just Label It”.  The goal of the campaign is to convince the FDA to require mandatory labeling of GMO foods.  Whether you think GMOs are the greatest thing since […]

Strawberry Shortbread

October 19, 2011


I love shortbread.  I love strawberries.  How did I not think of this sooner? 2 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 1 cup cold butter 1/2 cup dehydrated strawberries* (unsweetened if you can get them) 6 Tbsp turbinado sugar (you can use 1/2 regular table sugar and 1/2 brown sugar) 1 tsp vanilla extract Preheat oven […]

Forks Over Knives

October 10, 2011


As someone who is very interested in food and the environment, I find myself watching a lot of documentaries.  While most of them cover a limited range of topics (food, production, health, environmental issues), they all approach the subject differently.  Each filmmaker has their own viewpoint, personality, biases, and style. If you are new to […]

Adventures in Foraging: Part 2

October 5, 2011


Accomplice 1 and I enjoying going out into the “wilderness” seeking edibles.  Our most recent endeavor was the gathering of walnuts, English walnuts to be precise.  It came to our attention that there were a great number of abandoned and heavily laden trees at an undisclosed location in our general area.  As is our tendency, […]