We Are What We Eat

That is the name of the book I’ve just finished reading, the latest publication by Alice Waters, the chef and founder/owner of Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California (a pioneer in the farm to table restauarant concept). It’s full title is actually We Are What We Eat: A Slow Food Manifesto. It is her latest attempt … More We Are What We Eat

Meatless Monday: The Start of Strawberry Season!

WARNING: I start out with a bigger-picture strawberry-related rant on this post. If you just want a vegan strawberry scone recipe without that, scroll down until you see a picture. This weekend my Farmers Market delivered a wonderful Easter present to me–the first Farmers Market strawberries of the season! This is a BIG thing for … More Meatless Monday: The Start of Strawberry Season!

Why Food From the Farmers Market Is “Expensive”

I had promised to write about this, but I’m running out of SNAP days, so I’m doing a special post on this issue. Food production in the United States is a complex business, but explaining why food from local Farmers Markets is “expensive” is easy: ¬†Farmers Markets are about the only place where you are … More Why Food From the Farmers Market Is “Expensive”