Tag Archives: Sustainable

September Gazpacho

When your CSA share gives you tomatoes, and peppers, and red onions, what do you do? What I do, is hit up the Key Food on the way home to pick up some cucumbers and then make gazpacho! Gazpacho, in the words of Lisa Simpson, is ”tomato soup served ice cold” (watch the clip, it’s worth it). [...]
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Whipped Almond Coconut Cream with Balsamic Strawberries

You have to go get a can of coconut cream. Like, right now. Seriously. Go buy it, put it in the refrigerator, and then you can sit and finish reading this post, because there will already be a can of coconut cream in your fridge. I mean, who doesn’t like strawberries and cream, right?! Well, yes, [...]
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Welcome Summer with Vegan Cashew Pesto

Whether it’s wafting over from your garden (oh I wish I had a garden!), or from your CSA box (in my case…), or even from your grocery store (when all else fails!) – I’m sure we can all agree that the sweet scent of fresh basil is THE smell of summer. Although basil can be [...]
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Tempeh Part II: Making Tempeh with Barry

This is Barry. He makes tasty, organic tempeh together with his business partner, Gordon. Although the website for Barry’s Tempeh is “growninbrooklyn.com”, the tempeh is actually made in Queens at The E-Space, a communal industrial kitchen in Long Island City. (You can read more about other exciting things going on at the Queens E-space kitchen here and here.) Barry, Gordon [...]
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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,  has been dedicating Friday’s shows to all things food for 10 weeks. On this particular afternoon, [...]
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