I’m fine,just busy

I made a deal with a friend that I will start blogging here daily. She says I can’t just write a post about having electric and internet shut off notices and then be quiet for days after. I need to at least post a thing. Anything. “Even if it’s a stupid inspirational quote or to…

daily links::a food waste cookbook!, news on teen hunger, and more

There’s a cookbook called Amazing Waste with recipes entirely devoted to cooking with scraps,leftovers,etc. I haven’t had a chance to look through the entire thing yet but this looks like the kind of cookbook I would write. Am writing. These kinds of recipes are great for food pantry users (at least my food pantry) where…

How to cook seasonal winter vegetables (INFOGRAPHIC)

  via here: How to cook seasonal winter vegetables (INFOGRAPHIC). More than any other time of the year, winter is when people send me pictures of Mystery Food that was in their CSA or food bank box asking, “What even is this and what do I do with it?”  Parsnips & rutabagas are big ones.  If…

Free Food:Abandoned CSA Shares

  I’ve talked a little bit here  on other social media about CSAs being a great source for local and inexpensive produce. Unfortunately, the input from many readers is that they either do not have any CSA programs in their area or it’s still not affordable or not accessible because of transportation. Let me back…

Recent Freegan & Garden Scores

Freegan = food that has come our way at no cost. NOT the prettiest apples ever but my daughter made a small batch of applesauce with a few of them over the weekend and they taste like apples do. These were picked from someone’s apple tree and passed on to us. Apple cider vinegar and…