Category Archives: Cooking and the Environment

How can we create a more environmentally friendly approach to cooking.

Michael Pollan

Michael Pollan has written a number of books on healthy eating.  One of my favorites is a book called Food Rules.  This little paperback is a much shorter version of In Defense of Food. In Food Rules, each brief chapter … Continue reading

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Perishable and Non-perishable Food Storage

As I cook in my kitchen I am constantly trying to come up with environmentally friendly methods of storage for perishable and non-perishable food items. We all know that plastic will not biodegrade once it is thrown in the landfill. … Continue reading

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Freezing Buttermilk Pancakes

Since I have just posted a very simple, easy and delicious recipe for buttermilk pancakes on Valerie’s Cookbook I thought I would talk a little bit about environmentally friendly practices in the kitchen. When I make buttermilk pancakes I like … Continue reading

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