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Flower Power

As Fall spirals into Winter, vegetable plants will send out splendid flowers. It's their final stage-an attempt to spread seeds for next season. Though many would say the plants have passed their peak, the...

Fermentation, Tabasco Style

Its what gives sauerkraut tang, pickles potency, and kimchi character- FERMENTATION. Or more specifically, lacto-fermentation. Whats cool about lacto-fermentation is that you don't need a yeast or a "starter culture"; lacto-bacterias are naturally present in...

Cultures with Cabbage

Bacterial cultures that is. After all, many lacto-fermented foods (which utilize lacto-bacteria) contain cabbage as an ingredient. Its the principle component of sauerkraut and a staple for creating kimchi and other curious combinations. So...

Sweet Potato Coconut Curry

Sweet potatoes provide a lot of nutrition as well as satisfying starch. These versatile tubers are actually more closely related to carrots than white potatoes! Combined with healthy spices, coconut sweet potato curry is...

GARLIC

I am admittedly obsessed with garlic. I usually double or triple the recommended amount in cooking recipes and I also love to eat it raw (in salads, with poached eggs, or even juiced!). I...
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Bitter

A Pecha Kucha presentation, recorded live from Providence, Rhode Island's MET Cafe about things that are "Bitter".

Homemade Nut Butter

I have recently been experimenting with making my own nut butters. I don't usually eat peanuts, so I tend to lean in the direction of butters made from almonds, cashews, and seeds. Nut butters...
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Plant Conversations

Did you know that plants are connected underground by a network of mycelium, which allows for them to communicate via electrical action potentials (like the human brain!)? Plant conversations are much more common that...

Grain-free, Carrot Muffins with Sweet Potato Frosting

I love experimenting with alternative baking recipes, particularly those that are gluten-free and dairy-free. Recently I have been eager to attempt grain-free baking, so I thought I would start with something classic- the muffin. My...

My Grain-Free Muffins are for sale at Fertile Underground!

                Now you can try my grain-free muffins for yourself! A slight variation from my frosted muffins I posted earlier. Ingredients include house-made almond flour from Fertile Underground, local eggs, local honey, organic coconut oil,...