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Most days I occupy my time during my morning commute enjoying a book. I have recently been making my way through Robert Lane Greene’s You Are What...
Michael Pollan somewhat famously advised us in his 2009 book In Defense of Food , “Don’t eat anything your great-grandmother wouldn’t recognize as...
We’ve all heard it: “Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper.” I am a huge fan of breakfast and nearly every day...
What do yogurt , sauerkraut, bread and wine all have in common? All of them depend on fermentation for their existence. Fermentation — one of the...
We recently talked about the Oldways Symposium that took us to the island of Pantelleria. While there we almost ate our weight in locally grown...
In 1851, Herman Melville described the chowder at Try Pots, a Nantucket chowder house, in his epic novel Moby Dick: “…a warm savory steam from the...
Today was the first day I ate from my own garden. A beautiful salad of mixed greens – arugula , butter leaf lettuce, and mesclun. It was perhaps the...
Spring has arrived — happy spring! To celebrate, my roommate and I thought we would ring in the new season with a fabulous meal. Basking in the 80º...
Back in January, the Salad Sisters – my colleague Sarah Dwyer and I – reported on the salad alchemy that was inspiring us to share our greens and...
As I continue on my mission to try a new recipe each week, I stumbled upon another winner in my favorite Deborah Madison cookbook . Every time I pick...
We are always involved with exciting food issues here at Oldways and the past months have been no exception, as we prepared for the introduction of...
During the summer, I wrote about my new appreciation for the Farmers Market and how it encourages me to try foods that I am unfamiliar with and as...

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