10 months ago I bought a small countertop compost caddy and started collecting food scraps for compost. Over the past 10 months, I have learned two things: It really doesn’t smell! When I initially bought the compost bucket, I didn’t want to
The mission of Sustainable Pantry is to showcase easy, home-cooked meals inspired by a well-stocked pantry. Well, let’s just say my pantry has become a little *too* well-stocked. Currently my pantry is bursting at the seams with bags and bins filled
Wild Lunch: Foraging in Queens
A few weeks ago on a Friday afternoon, I was tuned in to my local NPR station listening to Leonard Lopate while doing some Passover baking. Leonard Lopate, who hosts a daily interview show from 12-2 each weekday on WNYC,
What would you do if you were hungry?
What would you do if you were hungry? For many of us, myself included, the answer is pretty straightforward – we would get something to eat. Well, first would have to figure out the details, like what we felt like
Pickles. Old school style.
As many of you know, I am a pickle-lover. But there are pickles, and there are PICKLES. Over the past few years I have been learning about the benefits of fermented pickles which differ from hot-packed and boiling-water-processed pickles which