Last of the local potatoes anyone?
This is a lazy person’s pizza, made with store-bought dough, last of the local potatoes and coarse cornmeal from a regional CSA. It’s a starch lover’s dream come true; potatoes and bread, seasoned with dried Italian herbs from the garden and a touch of local cheese. (Any good [...]
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(Going, going, almost gone. One classic coffee cake, nutty and moist with apples.)
Connie, my pal Eileen’s mom, may be gone, but her recipe is not. What [...]
What’s next? Winter Locavore Way Cooking Class in Manhattan on January 22, Register here!
My oldest pal, Judy, came up from the city for a perfect 24 hours, complete with book talk and a giggle over the personal ads in London Review of Books, which are witty as hell.
We even [...]
You don’t have to be Jewish to enjoy these honeys, which use local apples, parsnips, onions, sour cream and potatoes, if you can find them. (I had trouble, but don’t get me started.)
The parsnip adds a touch of earthy sweetness to the traditional flavor, and underestimated fresh apple sauce is always heaven sent. I [...]
(From my last book, The Locavore Way:Discover and Enjoy the Pleasures of Locally Grown Food, Storey, 2009)
Try a real turkey this holiday, or anytime at all. Farm fresh turkeys are a different bird entirely from the standard factory farmed frozen turkeys, which are raised as quickly as possible in tight living quarters. They’re [...]
2012 Berkshire Thanksgiving Dinners, Free and Low-Cost
Those of us who can savor Thanksgiving together are lucky. Learn more about food security for all! Link
Thanks to Judith Lerner of the Berkshire Eagle for these……
Salvation Army (413) 442-0624 www.salvationarmy.org 300 West St., Pittsfield; turkey dinner with all the trimmings made [...]
My mom, daughter and me on Thanksgiving day.
What’s in the issue?
Let’s Cook! *My December Holiday Cooking Class *Thanksgiving Recipes, Tips and Free Meals
Local and Regional Food News *Food to Compost, a Green Harvest Festival *”It Takes a Region” Conference *Farm to School for Tots *Berkshire Grown Holiday Farmers Markets *Locavore [...]
Local Food News Below
Good Meat, Comprehensive New Book on Sustainable Meat Learning About & Buying Sustainably Raised Local Meat Berkshire Maple Dinner on March 14th White House Garden is Swell, but Obamas need to do more.
You won’t believe the depth and character of this meat borscht, a hearty [...]
Food News Below More about Potatoes Ted Dobson of Equinox Farm Talks about Farming Berkshire Kripalu Community Talk and Book Signing “Changing the Way We Eat”big TED event now online American Farmland Trust’s Planning Agriculture Guide
Cute is not my thing. I ripped the bows off my [...]