August 19, 2010 • in Organic Issues

A Visit to My Kitchen: Max Goldberg

Today Max Goldberg is in my kitchen, talking about his views on healthy clean living and clean water. Max writes a blog about organic food and healthy living and is a member of several organic consuming, trade, and farming associations. …

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August 18, 2010 • in Maria Recommends

The Search for Fried Chicken Better Than Mine: Part 1

Fried chicken is one of my weaknesses. Not only was KFC one of the few fast foods we were allowed to have as kids, but also, even the week before my mother died, just the mention that there was a …

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August 17, 2010 • in Organic Food

School Lunch: One Meal, One Dollar, Part 1

By guest blogger Ed Bruske from The Slow Cook. What kind of lunch could you make for $1? That’s approximately the amount schools have to spend on ingredients, after they pay for labor and overhead, out of the $2.68 the …

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August 16, 2010 • in Organic Food

Gone Fishing!

For my littlest one’s birthday, we went fishing. She really wanted to try it, and was growing tired of just fishing in her bathtub with plastic fish. So on our most recent vacation we set up a guided fishing trip …

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August 13, 2010 • in Health & Fitness

Why I Love My Gynecologist

It’s an awkward topic, I know. But I am so filled with love for her that I just have to share my thoughts. To me, she represents the ideal of what a doctor can be, and that’s pretty important. Especially …

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August 12, 2010 • in Organic Issues

A Visit to My Kitchen: Alison Grantham

Alison Grantham is in my kitchen today, sharing her insights from testing organic and chemical agriculture, and her surprising chocolate-and-vegetable guilty pleasure. Alison currently directs all aspects of the Rodale Institute’s soil-focused organic agriculture research program. Previously, Alison completed a …

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August 11, 2010 • in Organic Issues

Can Chemicals Be Washed Off Your Fruits and Vegetables?

I often get asked if you need to buy those produce washes to clean off your fruits and veggies, especially if they are not organic. My gut instinct has told me two things: One, a little bit of soap and …

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