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Quotes and Optimism From Michael Pollan on Cooked Book Tour

Quotes and Optimism From Michael Pollan on Cooked Book Tour

ShareTweet On Sunday night, I headed to Elmhurst College with Emily Paster to hear Michael Pollan discuss his latest book, Cooked. Although I’m a big fan of Michael Pollan, I was a tad apprehensive. I was tired, mind churning with the planning to get through the busy week that would begin in the morning. IContinue Reading

Spaghetti Carbonara with the Momofuku Egg

Spaghetti Carbonara with the Momofuku Egg

ShareTweet Spaghetti Carbonara is pasta’s in your face answer to breakfast for dinner. Spaghetti harnesses the power of an egg and creates something magical. And when that egg is cooked Momofuku style, the magic is kicked up to an unforgettable level. Bacon, pasta, parmesan and eggs come together magically to create a creamy, lick theContinue Reading

Help the Chicago Food Swap Find Its Next Locale

Help the Chicago Food Swap Find Its Next Locale

ShareTweet A year ago last December, Emily Paster and I held our first Chicago Food Swap meet. There were ten of us in the freshly painted basement of a handmade retail store called Pretty Little Things in Forest Park. We swapped, we chatted, and we talked of our dreams for future swaps, all across theContinue Reading

Do You Know Where Your Milk Comes From?

Do You Know Where Your Milk Comes From?

ShareTweet As a mother and foodie, I want to know as much as I can about where my food comes from. I’ll travel to farms near and far to see first hand how our food is produced. Our relationship with food is increasingly tinged with fear and guilt. I met a woman recently who wasContinue ReadingContinue Reading

>Jersey Beauties

ShareTweet >It’s tomato season in New Jersey. Aren’t they gorgeous? Check out other Wordless Wednesday pics….