Archive for May, 2010

CSA life must be a busy one

Published on: May 31, 2010 at 6 am

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?

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Eggs and toast: The easy hot breakfast

Published on: May 30, 2010 at 7 am

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.

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Whole wheat pasta marinara

Published on: May 29, 2010 at 4 pm

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.

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Zingerman’s sweet cream biscuits

Published on: May 28, 2010 at 10 am

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.

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Pesto-topped burgers: A tasty variation

Published on: May 27, 2010 at 9 pm

Some nights call for a standby with variety. Tonight, we dress up homemade burgers with homemade pesto to create delicious results.

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Xanthan gum: It’s (probably) in your salad dressing

Published on: May 27, 2010 at 2 pm

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.

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12 fruits and vegetables you should buy organic

Published on: May 25, 2010 at 1 pm

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.

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Pesticide exposure linked to ADHD

Published on: May 25, 2010 at 8 am

Researchers analyzed the data from a national health survey and discovered a strong correlation between organophospate pesticide exposure and ADHD diagnosis criteria.

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