Waste-Less Wednesday: Waste Free Kitchen Handbook Review

A compendium of information for wasting less

Thanksgiving kicks off the holiday season in the US this week, and for many of us that means the start of the eating season. Thanksgiving dinners this week will give way to December's holiday parties, cookie exchanges, dinners out, and family gatherings. We'll cook lots, eat lots, and yes, waste lots, too. Who hasn't prepared a holiday … Continue reading Waste-Less Wednesday: Waste Free Kitchen Handbook Review

Waste-Less Wednesday: Smashed Cauliflower on Toast with Rocket and Radish

What's up with our weather? The recent stretch of cloudy, cool days feels like more spring in Seattle, than spring in the Bay Area. We should be well into our second heat wave by now! (I joke.) Maybe it's this pre-summer limbo or the grey days, but I've been craving comfort food. Nothing as solid … Continue reading Waste-Less Wednesday: Smashed Cauliflower on Toast with Rocket and Radish

Waste-Less Wednesday: The Other Broccoli

Beautiful, fresh broccoli

Broccoli is a staple in my house. Exciting? No. Reliable? Yes. When I'm too tired or uninspired to cook (yes, it happens sometimes), steamed broccoli is my standby. Seven minutes from refrigerator to table. No kidding. Broccoli is a substantial partner to quick-cooking brown rice or 4-minute soba noodles. Throw in some homemade peanut sauce … Continue reading Waste-Less Wednesday: The Other Broccoli