Cooking for Two can present many challenges, but having the right equipment on-hand can make a world of difference! In Cooking for Two – Part One we talked about Tips and Tricks, in Part Two we talked about portion sizes, so in Part Three we’ll deal with the kind of equipment you should have in even a small kitchen to give you the right tools for the job.
A food forest is a gardening technique made up of layers of edible trees, shrubs and groundcovers. It contains perennial, diverse and multilayered landscaping. An established food forest can have up to 9 active layers including roots, herbs, ground cover, understory, shrubs, vines, and canopy. It should provide sustainable features for healthy cities, diverse and healthy foods, and good public space. The food forest should be flexible, have varied spaces, be well-connected (such as bike paths), and be centrally located. There is an emphasis on long-term sustainability through perennials, along with annual plantings such as spaces for community garden plots.
Look for in a fish the same qualities you would look for in a date. This simple metaphor ensures you will always know what to look for at the fishmonger.
A handy quick-reference list of good and bad foods for dogs.
In a short-term emergency such as a quick evacuation due to a fire or natural disaster, the foods you will want to have on hand should be easy to eat. You may not have access to a kitchen and will need to rely on the foods ‘as is’.
You may look at millet and think, “That looks like birdseed!”, and you would be right. Birds love millet and it is found in all sorts of birdseed blends. But it is also a really tasty seed for us to incorporate into our diets. Millet is rich in B17 which should be a part of …
Are you heading off to a con soon? With A Con-Goers’ Survival Guide, Chef Christy gives you a plan of action to take care of your health and party needs for a successful convention experience!
My CSA box included a football sized watermelon last week, so I decided to try making some Watermelon Pickles. I followed the recipe and technique here: http://www.smallfootprintfamily.com/watermelon-rind-pickles. I adjusted the seasonings to suit me, using a piece of fresh ginger slice in addition to cinnamon and nutmeg, and I was out of allspice berries. If …