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Food in the News

March 29, 2011

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Reservations about where some of these acts and announcements will end up notwithstanding, I’m glad to see these six things taking shape.  Let’s hope this momentum builds. Bittman points out that there are now 6,000+ farmers markets nationwide (up from 1,755 in 1994) — and, 898 run during the winter.  We’ve been lucky to have […]

Pancetta Baked Cannellini Beans

March 28, 2011

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We have leftover cannellini beans so we’re going to try and turn these into baked beans with the pancetta we cured a while back.  Navy beans and salt pork are more typical, I think?  But: go, go leftovers!

Pancetta

March 28, 2011

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With so much uncertainty in sourcing how animals are reared and treated when shopping at the grocery store, old skills are essential to keep those recipes flowing.  This pancetta was our first try at curing meat at home, and our repertoire has since grown to include bacon. These are the building blocks of cured meat, […]

Bees!

March 19, 2011

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Arrivals! Crocuses, Sunny day and Drunken Bee      

For Those About to Chop, We Salute You…

March 15, 2011

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So what are we about, and why do we want to do a blog?  Well, with the rise of organic, local, and sustainable food culture in the U.S., we wanted to share our experience with people who are just beginning to exploring these new options for eating.  We also are here for those people who […]