Browsing the "cooking" Tag

Five Ways to Keep Cool this Summer (and Keep the Energy Bill in Check)

July 30th, 2013 | by Guest Author

Despite news of melting ice caps and dying polar bears, the first instinct for most people in the hot summer months is to crank up the air conditioning. While reducing carbon footprints may seem like an impossibly grand task, there are ridiculously easy ways to save on home energy consumption, as well as your monthly bill. Here are five ways to save energy this summer

From Trash to Table: Austrian Activists Launch Freegan Cooking Show

January 7th, 2013 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Dumpster diving has become a kind of hip response to this waste of perfectly good food, and now a group of Austrian activists have taken "freeganism" to the next logical step: they've created a cooking show for food "rescued" from grocery and restaurant dumpsters

Vegan-izing Your Holiday Favorites

November 21st, 2012 | by Guest Author

As the holidays approach, so do the family get-togethers, office parties, and dinners. For those of us living a vegan lifestyle, finding something to eat can be challenging, to say the least. The good news, however, is that it is easier now than ever before to choose vegan eating options – even during the holidays. Many holiday favorites can be "veganized" with a little advanced planning

Join Us to Discuss October Unprocessed at the Important Ideas HOA

October 3rd, 2012 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Doing the October Unprocessed thing? Or think you couldn't possibly go a whole month without processed food? Either way, join us for our weekly Important Ideas Hangout on Air tomorrow, where we'll be discussing October Unprocessed with several of our top foodies

Edible Weeds: 7 Recipes for Dandelion

February 9th, 2012 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Already planning for Spring foraging? Dandelions are hardy and versatile; once you pick a mess of 'em, here are seven ideas for cooking

The Wonderbag: Low-Carbon Slow Cooking

February 3rd, 2012 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

The Wonderbag cuts fuels demands of cooking by using thermal mass to trap heat... and cook food without continued exposure to a flame

Sweet Wood-Fired Pizza Oven Design

November 25th, 2011 | by ziggy

There’s no doubt: people are excited about building their own DIY, inexpensive ovens for baking pizza, bread, and other delicious foods. For all of those folks, I want to highlight this particularly unique design for a wood-fired pizza oven, built in a greenhouse

How to Build a Rocket Stove: 7 Plans

September 26th, 2011 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

The clean burning, super-efficient rocket stove is also pretty easy to build. Here are six plans showing you how to do so

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