It was an amazing first class and I am so thankful for everyone that participated. We raised over $1500 making my (almost world-famous) Tomato Sauce and for those that couldn't join live, I have a detailed recipe below!
Author: Big Al's Kitchen
Can’t Stop, Can’t Stop the Beet!
Today I want to talk about how to think bigger about what you do with the "other" parts of the vegetable so they are as unique and delicious as the prized gem.
Reduce waste and elevate your cooking skills with homemade stock!
If you ever make quinoa, rice, beans, or sauces then you need to keep reading about how to elevate your dish and reduce food waste at the same time.
Is China really cracking down on the waste problem?
This is the biggest issue I see facing the world's waste problem. The ultimate solution is moving from a throwaway culture to a reusable one.
The wild world of composting – Are you getting it right?
To solve the plastic pollution crisis, companies need to rethink how products are delivered to consumers and invest significantly in reusable and refillable delivery systems.
America is wasted in food waste: 8 things you can do
13.1M children live in food-insecure households and we're wasting food... Here are 8 things you can do to help:
Butternut Squash – Sweet Potato Pork Chili
Football season is back! I'm a big Eagles (NFL), and Longhorns (NCAA) fan so weekends in the fall are always engulfed with exciting sports. So what better thing to do while I'm sitting on my ass drinking beer, then get some good smells brewing in the kitchen? Crockpot or slow cooker dishes are great for [...]
Wednesday night I went crazy with in.gredients
As you know I am a big fan of seasonal eating and local shopping. I've mentioned them before but one of my favorite places to shop in Austin is in.gredients. Here's the crazy meal I made last Wednesday night.
Grilled Carrots & Leeks with Black Bean Purée
I always have a fun time deciding what to make for side dishes and my favorite book for inspiration is the Vedge cookbook from the Vedge Restaurant in Philadelphia. On page 49 there is a recipe for "spiced little carrots with chickpea-sauerkraut purée." Boom! That was all I needed. The title was enough, all I needed [...]
Ginger-Garlic Mashed Sweet Potatoes
I don't know if I've ever met someone who didn't like mashed potatoes. For better, or for worse, it's an American staple. The interesting thing is that when you buy whatever potatoes from whatever supermarket, they honestly lack flavor. So you have to add a pound of butter, or cream, or sugar to make them [...]