Archive for September, 2009

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The Self-Healing Cookbook

Cookbooks tend to have recipes, some lovely images and a few cute anecdotes, others you can read like a regular book. The Self-Healing Cookbook by Kristina Turner is more like the latter.

Food & fossil fuels

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has a fantastic website all about energy and fossil fuels. Why do I care? Because there’s a section all about the food supply in the U.S.

Vanessa’s kale salad

I asked around for favorite recipes and this is what I got from my cousin. I made it last night and WOW.

Roasted butternut squash and carrot soup

A simple classic doctored up, good for what ails ya’.


“What was the best thing before sliced bread?” -George Carlin

Swiss chard & chickpea saute’

I make this once in awhile it only takes about 15 minutes from start to dinner. It’s good, filling and perfect for when you’re starving and it’s too late to eat a heavy meal.

For your pets: Teeth cleaning for cats and small dogs

I’ve got a cat that was returned to a chain pet store 3 times, so it’s safe to assume she’s got some baggage.

Easy pizza tip

I love pizza and I eat it all the time, it’s fast, cheap and better than lots of other stuff out there for the same price.

Beaner Bar

My friend Margaret took me to brunch to a  little joint in Williamsburg, Brooklyn called Beaner Bar.


“It is now 14 years since I first suggested that organic farming might have some benefits and ought to be taken seriously.

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