Category Archives: In the kitchen

You Say Tomato, I Say Miracle. Getting Picky Eaters to Devour Vegetables

by Beth Ever notice that you could put a perfectly delicious tomato on a kid’s plate and it will just sit there untouched. Take that same tomato and make it into sauce for pizza or spaghetti, and it’s The Best … Continue reading

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Basic Knife Skills: Video Tips for Home Cooks

Basic knife handling 101. Continue reading

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Farro “Risotto:” Whole Grain Comfort Food

by Beth In our book, The Cleaner Plate Club, there is a handy guide to how to cook many of the whole grains available in the bulk bins and the “rice and grain” section at the grocery store. I open … Continue reading

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Beans and Greens (and Grains) Soup

No big secret that Ali and I love kale. We met over a kale chip recipe and I can’t prepare this vegetable without thinking of her.

Ali also created a brilliant guide to all kinds of grains you can find in the bulk aisle at the store. This recipe includes both kale and those bulk grains as well as a little nod to a great food access program in my hometown. Continue reading

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Snowbound: Day One

from Beth The snow is piling up outside, well over a foot deep. The native is restless. I fed her sugar. In my defense, I did it for you. Or, most specifically, for Roberta, who asked how to make the … Continue reading

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