French lentils differ from brown lentils, as they are smaller and denser. They hold their shape better, making them the perfect choice for summer salads, rather than soup.
Read more: French lentils with roasted red peppers, goat feta and mint
The Guerrilla Grafters are a group of San Franciscans who believe urban trees are a precious thing to waste on simple flowers. Their goal is to graft – albeit illegally – fruit bearing branches onto non-fruit bearing fruit trees, in hopes that over time the cities ornamental trees can provide food for residents free of charge.
Read more: Guerilla Grafters: Adding Fruit to Ornamental Trees
Just because you are forgoing gluten, doesn’t mean you can’t have pie. And who says apple pie has to have a “top?” This is an easy-to-make, tasty dessert. Make it using organic apples, fair trade sugar, organic butter, and farm fresh eggs.
Read more: Gluten-Free Apple Crostata
While organic crops are grown without conventional pesticides and other chemicals, berry “starts” are treated as non-fruiting nursery plants and they can be treated with chemicals at that stage and still be considered organic once they are moved organic land and grown to fruiting stage.
Read more: Just How Organic Are Organic Strawberries?
Fruit harvest is in full swing now and from what I’ve learned, you can pickle almost any of them. My grandmother would be proud of me, to see me putting by some fresh cherries, pickled for winter enjoyment!
Read more: Putting By, As My Grandmother Would Say
Kim Antieau is on a quest to trace all the ingredients for her homemade carrot cake, from ground to place, and write a book about it. In this excerpt from The Carrot Cake, Kim talks about what she discovered about both organic and conventional carrot farming and processing.
Read more: Carrots for Carrot Cake: Where Do They Come From? (Part 2)
Kim Antieau is on a quest to trace all the ingredients for her homemade carrot cake, from ground to place, and write a book about it. In this excerpt from The Carrot Cake, Kim talks about what she discovered about carrot production.
Read more: Carrots for Carrot Cake: Where Do They Come From?