Mojo Criollo Nuevo Marinade and Brine

This is an adaptation of a Caribbean-style brine or marinade for pork. The lime juice subs for the traditional sour oranges which can be difficult to find. I’ve reduced the salt as low as I can and still have a “brine.” The dark beer (I used a mocha stout.) adds a hint of sweetness and […]

Green Green Beans

Green Green Beans (video)

We travel from the field to the factory, to see how the freshest green beans are picked, processed, and canned at a “Food Alliance” certified plant.

Starting a Community Farmers Market-continued

This is the third in an ongoing series of posts, Heather Jones shares her first-hand experiences as she attempts to bring a farmer’s market to her rural community of Woodbine, New Jersey; population: 2800. My Meeting with the Mayor Last week I finally had my long awaited conversation with my town mayor where I planned […]

Nook In House

Working with Nature, and Against It

Sustainable, yes, natural, no. Home ownership is the great American Dream.  To own the land (and the structures on the land) is pretty much the pinnacle of capitalist endeavor.  For TwoJunes, our house is our savings, our retirement, a hobby, a joy, and occasionally, sheer terror. Admittedly, it is enormously gratifying to have control over […]

David Austen Rose, 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 […]