Name Name

title
descript

SEARCH

15 results for "cooking"
Page
1

SHFT Sampler 8-12-10

read
Weekly link pile: Affordable LED bulbs, crazed collages, and getting pissed about climate change.

Home Depot announces LED lightbulb that costs under $20 -- and lasts for 30 years. Seiko Kato's collages are, how you say, AMAZING. Sea Change: Photographers respond to the BP oil spill -- with optimistic pics of sustainable farming, beekeeping, and urban homesteading. No more Mr. Nice Guy: "End of Nature" author Bill McKibben says it's time to get pissed off about climate......read more

Here, Fishy

read
NYT's Cooking With Dexter grills up bluefish with salsa verde.

There's probably nothing more rewarding than cooking food that you caught or grew yourself. It's a primal thing. Food just tastes better that way. In yesterday's New York Times Magazine, Pete Wells recounts his failed attempts to help his son Dexter catch a fish for the fam to eat. The fishing efforts may have come up short, but the recipe doesn't.Fish With Grilled Salsa......read more

Studio Gorm: Flow 2

read
A multifunctional kitchen station with green touches galore.

Live in an unfinished loft? Check out this perfect little kitchen station we spotted over at Core77. Created by Dutch design firm Studio Gorm, the Flow 2 is a fully kitted-out "living kitchen" that merges nature and tech. The brilliantly-designed, highly compact kitchen is an ideal space for prepping food, complete with neat touches like a cutting board that slides forward to reveal the......read more

Hearty Greens

read
Give greens a chance.

Leafy greens get a bum rap. You're not going to find many die-hard fanatics of kale or chard. Mention to your household that you're cooking turnip, mustard, collard or beet greens for dinner, and you're likely to be met with a scrunched up face or two. At the Portland Farmers Market Blog, we stumbled on a great post from Jane Pellicciotto, who offers some convincing arguments in......read more

Sustainable Food Trends 2011

read
The top shifts in cooking and eating over the past year

With the skyrocketing popularity of farmers' markets, urban gardening, and foraging, 2011 has been a banner year in the sustainable food movement. Those three activities get no shortage of coverage here on SHFT, but this year has also been a standout for plenty of less heralded trends in the burgeoning realm of sustainable food. At Grist, Twilight Greenaway lays out a few of her favorites of......read more

Homemade Marshmallows

read
A sticky and cozy Christmastime treat, from Jennifer Reese

Known to web foodies as The Tipsy Baker, Jennifer Reese brings a fresh and funny perspective to cooking with Make the Bed, Buy the Butter, a chronicle of her food odyssey to figuring out which foods are worth the effort of making yourself, and which you should buy from the grocery. Marshmallows are one of the foods we'd never consider making ourselves, but Reese told NPR's All Things......read more

Seasonal Eats: Asparagus

read
In the debut of her new food column, Ashley McLaughlin serves up two simple recipes for one of the great, green veggies

There may be no better way to eat than with the seasons. That's the time when food is at its peak in both freshness and flavor. The time when foods can be grown locally. When you can avoid eating fruits and vegetables shipped from halfway around the globe, which have ripened on their journey to your grocery store. Not only will seasonal food taste better, you will be causing less impact on the......read more

Seasonal Eats: Rhubarb

read
Spring brings rhubarb, a versatile veggie (or fruit?) with plenty of culinary applications

Last week you learned a little bit about asparagus. So what’s next on the list for seasonal eats? Rhubarb!Another vegetable (or is it a fruit?) that pops up in early spring in many locations around the globe.  Before writing this piece, I will admit I had never cooked with or tasted rhubarb ever before. I knew that it looked like a mix between celery and red chard but that it’s......read more

Thanksgiving Side Dishes That Don't Suck

read
Sustainable food advocate and author Cathy Erway dishes out some winning sides for holiday eating

Do you try to cook something new on the holidays, particularly Thanksgiving, when it seems that there can never be too much food? I often do, and sometimes these fledgling recipes soar, while other times, crash-land on the table to a piteous chorus of what-if-I'd-done-that-insteads. Adding a new dish to your list of "classics" can take a little more than one Thursday to figure out. Especially if......read more

The Year of Buying Locally

read
Buy local and support a sustainable food system in 2014

Alison Coyne for the Huffington Post: 2014 is the year of buying local. You've heard that, right? These days all it takes is a bunch of people repeating the same catchphrase over and over to make it the zeitgeist, so let's do that. Everywhere you go, just be like "Oh yeah, 2014? Year of buying local." Say it and we will make it so. This seemingly random declaration of mine is actually related......read more

Page
1