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 and enjoying the results many times.Read full story
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!Read full story
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 America,” which showed a tiny, premature baby literally dying of hunger… in our own country. This TV show triggered outrage that led to big and [...]Read full story
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 one yourself right away and “feed” the rest to your freezer. It will feed you back when you want [...]Read full story
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.Read full story
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!Read full story
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-cooked organic beans cost much less than canned, conventionally grown beans.Read full story
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 were trying to eat on a dollar a meal … and failing miserably. One congressman in particular formed the chorus for [...]Read full story