Voters in North Carolina will get a chance to radically shift the balance of power in the state when they vote this fall. I urge you to vote against all six amendments to the constitution, including one that enshrines hunting and fishing as the preferred means of managing and controlling wildlife. I went to an […]
Make a tray of healthy snacks or appetizers in under 10 minutes! Sweet-and-salty Fig Bites have just three ingredients, with no cooking required. The pictures show my home-grown figs mixed with Black Mission figs from California. The birds beat me to the fig tree today. Tahini is sesame-seed spread, rich in calcium, iron, potassium, and […]
Save money by storing food where the critters can’t get to it. For food you keep in your cupboards or pantry, this means keeping food in glass jars, canisters with tight seals, or study original packaging. Pantry moths and other invaders can come into your home with flour, grains, spices, and more. Unfortunately, I tossed […]
I buy about most of my food at the farmers’ market in August. It’s the peak season for summer vegetables and fruit. I can even get peas and beans to snap! It’s now also National Farmers’ Market Week, so you’re likely to find special events at your market. The photo above shows the full view […]
My vegan Rogan Josh recipe uses chickpea flour to add body and extra nutrition. This vegetable curry costs just $2.34 a serving using mostly organic ingredients.
Spread a spicy tahini mixture on thinly sliced eggplant, bake briefly, and wrap around cantaloupe bites. Ta-da! You’ve made an easy yet elegant summer appetizer that packs a flavor punch. Pop a Spicy Melon Bite in your mouth and notice the sensations: Smooth, slightly sweet eggplant Creamy umami burst from the spicy tahini spread Refreshing […]