Capture the Last Bits of Value in a Compost Bucket
    April 13, 2012
    Wildly Affordable Organic Kitchen Containers: Capture the Last Bits of Value in a Compost Bucket

    As an organic gardener, I've read more tributes to the healing power of compost than a person should in a lifetime. Compost heals the soil! It keeps valuable, soil-building material out of the landfil…

    Freeze Your Scraps for a Free Lunch
    April 12, 2012
    Wildly Affordable Organic Kitchen Containers: Freeze Your Scraps for a Free Lunch

    Are you throwing perfectly good food into the trash? Or worse yet, letting it molder in plastic tubs before you throw it way? In today's post on kitchen containers, learn to set up and use a Stoup con…

    Quick and Easy Asparagus Socca Recipe
    April 12, 2012
    Quick and Easy Asparagus Socca Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] If you love asparagus, enjoy stretching a few spears per person into a main dish. The creamy center of the socca completes the tender richness of the roasted, then baked asparagu…

    Healthy and Wholesome Quinoa Salad
    April 12, 2012
    Healthy and Wholesome Quinoa Salad Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] This quick and portable quinoa salad has it all: complete protein, whole-grain goodness, orange and green vegetables, fruit, and a small amount of healthy oil. This mix means (mo…

    Start a Broth Jar to Collect Free Broth
    April 11, 2012
    Wildly Affordable Organic Kitchen Containers: Start a Broth Jar to Collect Free Broth

    Are you pouring valuable broth down the drain? Most cooks do, then pay eleven cents or more an ounce for broth from a factory! In today's post on kitchen containers, learn to set up and use a broth ja…

    Make Produce Spray for Just 10 Cents a Bottle
    April 10, 2012
    Wildly Affordable Organic Kitchen Containers: Make Produce Spray for Just 10 Cents a Bottle

    In this week of blog posts, learn about five key kitchen containers that will save time and money, making it easy to live the Wildly Affordable Organic Way. Yesterday, we used home-made ice packs to k…

    Strawberry Vinaigrette
    April 10, 2012
    Special Occasion Strawberry Vinaigrette Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] This fresh spring variation on raspberry vinaigrette makes a low-fat, high-taste topping for salads. Let it elevate a salad into a special-occasion meal by serving it over Red Sa…

    Make a No-Cost Ice Pack to Keep Produce Safe and Fresh
    April 9, 2012
    Wildly Affordable Organic Kitchen Containers: Make a No-Cost Ice Pack to Keep Produce Safe and Fresh

    I love walking into a kitchen and seeing signs that people are cooking the Wildly Affordable Organic way. A food scale on the counter, measuring cups in the canisters, and plenty of pure ingredients f…

    Vegetarian Un-Baked Beans
    December 26, 2011
    Vegetarian Un-Baked Beans

    Most recipes for baked beans use pork for flavor and long slow cooking to thicken the sauce. After talking about the physics of baking with my Taster, who is an engineer as well as a patient man, I tr…

    High-Protein Desserts
    July 23, 2010
    High-Protein Desserts

    Oh, the glories of summer tomatoes, corn, peppers, and berries! Sometimes, I just want to eat a big salad for dinner. That's where high-protein desserts like today's recipe for Blueberry Clafoutis com…

    Improving Recipes
    July 22, 2010
    Improving Recipes

    I’ve been reworking recipes to make them more local this month, which got me thinking about ways to improve recipes in general. Get tips below and try the tasty example: Butterbean Hummus. When you …

    Freezing Peppers without Frustration
    July 21, 2010
    Freezing Peppers without Frustration

    Looking for a way to save money, eat well, and make a difference to your community? Cook real food from scratch and pick local, sustainable ingredients whenever possible. This month, I'm joining peopl…

    How Local Should We Go?
    July 20, 2010
    How Local Should We Go?

    How much local should we aim for? Barbara Kingsolver describes in her captivating book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle how her family went nearly 100% local for a year. Here in North Carolina, there's a mo…

    Zesty Beany Gazpacho Recipe
    July 19, 2010
    Zesty Beany Gazpacho Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] The flavor of tomatoes in traditional gazpacho are accented nicely accented by  (more…)…

    Spicy Butterbean Hummus Recipe
    July 19, 2010
    Spicy Butterbean Hummus Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] This spicy, light-green spread works beautifully wherever you'd use hummus: as a dip, as a spread, or in pitas.…

    Cook Once, Enjoy Many
    July 19, 2010
    Cook Once, Enjoy Many

    It's great to be here on DrGreene.com on the 15th anniversary of this terrific site! I hope you'll follow my posts this week to get tips for one of the key ways to save  in the kitchen: cooking once …

    Blueberry Clafoutis Recipe
    July 19, 2010
    Blueberry Clafoutis Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Clafoutis (clah-FOO-tee) is a delicious, elegant, and nutritious dessert. Think of it as a fancy baked blueberry pancake. It’s good warm or at room temperature. Use this treat …

    Grilled Summer Squash Recipe
    July 19, 2010
    Grilled Summer Squash Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Summer squash is cheap, easy to grow, and good for you. But many recipes for yellow squash or zucchini are watery, bland, or have loads of butter or cheese. The trick to making s…

    Summer Black Beans with Tomatoes and Corn Recipe
    July 19, 2010
    Summer Black Beans with Tomatoes and Corn Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Ripe tomatoes, corn, green onions, and basil put summer on your plate with this delicious bean dish. The exact proportions aren't important as long as (more…)…

    Cuban Black Beans Recipe
    June 7, 2010
    Cuban Black Beans Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Serve these fragrant black beans over hot rice or wrap them up in a burrito. To make black-bean soup, remove all the bay leaves, then whirl some beans and broth in a blender or f…