Summer Southern Pesto Recipe
    June 7, 2010
    Summer Southern Pesto Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Here's a new twist on the classic pesto made with pine nuts or walnuts: basil with pecans. The slightly sweet, lighter taste of the pecans complements (more…)…

    No Fuss Rice-Cooker Stew Recipe
    June 7, 2010
    No Fuss Rice-Cooker Stew Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] You don't need a whole kitchen to cook. Here's a complete meal you can make with just a rice cooker. This is perfect for cooking in a hotel room, dorm room, or where ever you hav…

    Scrumptious Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe
    June 7, 2010
    Scrumptious Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Did you know you can store home-made ice cream? Just freeze any extra in single-serving containers and thaw for about 20 minutes before serving. Fresh is best, but frozen and sli…

    Spicy Black Beans Recipe
    March 2, 2010
    Spicy Black Beans Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] This dish is amazing with any mexican entree, and if you buy dried beans, is very cost-effective. Enjoy!…

    Cook for Good Resolutions for 2010
    January 6, 2010
    Cook for Good Resolutions for 2010

    Pick a few of these resolutions or do them all. Eat green this year to save money, eat well, and make a difference! (more…)…

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    December 21, 2009
    Help the Hungry: Donate to Feeding America Today

    Last weekend, I found myself unexpectedly weeping at a sustainable agriculture conference. A session on helping farmers' markets accept food stamps started with part of the 1968 documentary "Hunger in…

    Feeding your Freezer
    July 24, 2009
    Feeding your Freezer

    Feeding your freezer is one of the easiest ways to save money and time in the kitchen, making an organic diet downright affordable. Double or triple the quantities of a recipe that you cook, then eat …

    Keeping It Organic Away from Home
    July 23, 2009
    Keeping It Organic Away from Home

    When Dr. Greene's story first appeared in the New York Times, I read it with great interest, nodding in agreement at this line: On the road, life was more challenging. (more…)…

    Cooking with the Seasons: Easy and Joyful at the Farmers' Market
    July 22, 2009
    Cooking with the Seasons: Easy and Joyful at the Farmers’ Market

    Make a practice of cooking with the seasons. When you shop at your farmers’ market, you won't have to do any research first to see what's in season. If your local farmers have it, it is in season! (…

    Beans, beautiful beans!
    July 21, 2009
    Beans, beautiful beans!

    The best, easiest, and fastest way to Cook for Good is to cook a pot of dried beans every week. Dried beans are one of the great food bargains, costing about one third the price of canned beans. Home-…

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    July 20, 2009
    Cooking Organic Food from Scratch: Not hard. Not expensive.

    About two years ago, I started the Cook for Good experiment as a response to the Food Stamp Challenges so popular that summer. Good people working to end hunger and strengthen sustainable food systems…