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The Cutting Garden

The Cutting Garden

For sustainable, local fresh flowers, it’s DIY As foodies, a trip to the grocery store or market is a delight to the senses. So much so that little luxuries seem to jump right in the basket. . .a fine aged cheese, a bottle of wine, flowers. Ah, the flowers. . .what represents the “the good […]

Don’t Throw it, Grow It! 68 Windowsill Plants from Kitchen Scraps

Don’t Throw it, Grow It! 68 Windowsill Plants from Kitchen Scraps

I have to admit that when my husband and I first bought our home a few years back the last thing on my mind was gardening. I was mainly concerned with un-doing all the peach colored paint with gold flecks on the living room walls and what seemed like endless amounts of border and stencil […]

The Greening of America

The Greening of America

Has sustainability reached minute 14 in its 15 minutes of fame? Bringing knowledge to the surface of public awareness is an essential function of any political movement that wants to change the system. Over the past decade, the Local, Green, Sustainable and Slow Food movements have brought a shift in public thinking about food. For […]

A BBQ Master Delivers: Tips for Preparing Chicken

A BBQ Master Delivers: Tips for Preparing Chicken

From the Award-Winning DVD (full disclosure: yes, it’s ours), BBQ Secrets: The Master Guide to Extraordinary Barbecue Cookin’, world champion cook Mike Davis demonstrates some tips for preparing chicken for the cooker. For many of us, the notion that cooking barbecue requires much experience and know-how to do a good job—it doesn’t! But, for those […]

The New Film: Food Inc.

CBS News Interviews journalist Michael Pollan, along with Food Inc. producer and director, Robert Kenner. Watch CBS Videos Online Tomatoes that don’t taste like a tomato (but hey, they also don’t bruise), cloned animal meats (really?), and a look behind the curtain of food production in America; this film presents a grim view inside our […]