December 12, 2011 • in Organic Food

Simple Spaetzle from Scratch

I’ve been meaning to try making spaetzle for years. Lo and behold, spaetzle, like most ethnic comfort foods, isn’t really hard to make at all.

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December 09, 2011 • in Family

Clutter-Free Gift Ideas

Don’t add to the clutter this holiday! Here are some alternative gift ideas that are awesome but won’t get someone kicked out of the cult of less.

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December 08, 2011 • in Environment

Occupy My Heart

by guest blogger Joan Gussow. “It isn’t working.” That’s the message. Bubbling up through the torrents of words that seek to “explain” the Occupy phenomenon is a message that has moved my 83-year-old heart: “It just isn’t working.”

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December 07, 2011 • in Organic Food

Cinnamon-Sugar Popcorn:
A Holiday Craft Project

A delicious recipe that will be made again and again no matter the season (although, it does taste a bit like Christmas).

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December 06, 2011 • in Environment

Who Is Your Farmer?

by guest blogger Alberto Gonzalez. This is a fundamental question that, in an ideal world, we’d all be able to answer. I talked with organic dairy farmers, the Hardys, to find out what it means to be a farmer today and why it’s important to know where your food comes from.

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December 05, 2011 • in Organic Food

Sweet Potato Casserole—
Marshmallows Optional!

This dish will be a favorite at any holiday gathering! The great thing is, you can roast the sweet potatoes the night before to cut prep time in half the day of a big meal.

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December 02, 2011 • in Desserts

Inside S’mores

by guest blogger Maya Rodale. Inside S’mores—or Baked S’mores—were invented by necessity on a rainy day, but now they are one of my go-to treats.

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