Good Food News
National Kudos to Local Artisanal Baker USDA Launches Biobased Product Label (See below for these stories)
(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 [...]
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 [...]
What’s up in August?
Weekend Locavore Way Workshop — August 26-28. I’m teaching a Kripalu Retreat weekend workshop in Lenox Massachusetts in the Berkshires. Cooking lessons, farm visit, tastings and more. Feel free to contact me if you have questions or call Kripalu at 1-800-741-7353
Talk and Book Signing — August 31, 7 pm, [...]
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This Weekend Join me! Spring Tonic at the Lenox Library Project Native Film Festival in Great Barrington
More Recipes with Goat Cheese
Feeding the World without Destroying it
Susan Sellew of Rawson Brook Farm with her baby goats. (Photo from Berkshire Food Journal)
Local Food News Below
It’s Maple Month! Recipes Using Maple Syrup An Oral History of Girlhood and a New England Farm More about Maple Syrup
My niece Sadie, third generation pudding lover, who knows to keep blowing and eat it warm! (See her savor it below.)
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 [...]
Valentine’s Day Locavore Cooking Class New Facebook Farmers Market Grassfed Beef Conference This Week (See below for details)
Imagine life without onions, so essential to the Indian diet that there were riots when their price spiked. Here they’re a winter staple for their price, flavor and longevity.
Pretty in pink, [...]
I assembled this soup with the winter roots on hand, while snow dressed the trees outside my kitchen window — a warm hug in a white world.
1 or 2 potatoes, preferably waxy (1-1/2 cups diced) 1 celery root, about 1 pound (1-1/2 cups diced) 2 parsnips (1 cup diced) 5 garlic [...]