CSA farms grow food for many families, so early in the season they’re incredibly busy. Yet, they find time to do everything. How do they do it?
Archive for May, 2010
Eggs and toast: The easy hot breakfast
I don’t always eat breakfast, and when I do it’s often something that requires zero effort (like cereal). Eggs & toast is an easy upward compromise.
Whole wheat pasta marinara
Peter explains how he makes delicious whole wheat pasta and reminds real food lovers to watch out for whole wheat pasta that really aren’t.
Zingerman’s sweet cream biscuits
Sweet cream biscuits are a seasonal, summer-only biscuit intended to be served with cream and fruit. I didn’t have the patience for that.
Pesto-topped burgers: A tasty variation
Some nights call for a standby with variety. Tonight, we dress up homemade burgers with homemade pesto to create delicious results.
Xanthan gum: It’s (probably) in your salad dressing
Can you picture xanthan gum growing in nature? Of course you can’t. No one can. Xanthan gum is a second-order natural food additive, and it’s in a lot of the stuff we eat.
12 fruits and vegetables you should buy organic
Some produce contains exceptionally high levels of pesticide. The next time you’re at the grocery store or farmer’s market, try to find organic version of these fruits and vegetables.
Pesticide exposure linked to ADHD
Researchers analyzed the data from a national health survey and discovered a strong correlation between organophospate pesticide exposure and ADHD diagnosis criteria.