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Chive Salsa

In which chives and mint are combined to make a stunning salsa. By Liesl Clark I’m not one to follow recipes to the letter so feel free to add and subtract as you see fit for your tastebuds. We have a lot of chives in the garden at the moment and since this is the […]

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Popcorn: The 5,000 Year Old No Waste Snack

By Liesl Clark Almost every culture in the world pops its corn. Zea maize, or corn as we know it, is a New World domesticate that spread worldwide over thousands of years. “The origins of maize can be traced to a grass called teosinte, the grass ancestor of Zea maize, to Meso-America some 6,000 – […]

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DIY Kettle Corn

DIY Kettle Corn Snack Hack This County Fair Favorite – Make Your Own at Home, Plastic-Free and Frugal  by Rebecca Rockefeller Yes, you can make your own kettle corn at home, no special equipment necessary, no heroic clean-up measures required. Buy your popcorn, oil, sugar, and salt in bulk and you’ll avoid all plastic packaging […]

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Food Less Plastic: DIY Electrolyte Replacement Drink

  DIY Electrolyte Replacement Drink Perfect Whenever You’d Otherwise Drink Gatorade or Pedialyte by Rebecca Rockefeller We’ve had a few new reasons to re-hydrate ourselves here recently, both good and bad. Good: We’ve had unusually warm spring weather, perfect for long days of work and play outside. Bad: A fierce but short-lived gastrointestinal virus has […]

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Grill Party Less Plastic

By Rebecca Rockefeller Light Up Your Grill or Fire Pit for a Pizza Party Less Plastic Inspired by some unseasonably hot May weather last weekend, we decided on an impromptu family dinner party. Our friends Pete and Liesl volunteered their backyard fire pit and I volunteered to experiment on everyone by adapting a dish I’d […]

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