Food

Outfitting the Green Kitchen

A 5-part series on finding the safest and greenest products on the market to make your life easier and your culinary pursuits more successful. Read more »

Choose Seafood for Safety and Sustainability

Choose Seafood for Safety and Sustainability

Eating fish is a smart choice - it's a lean protein with great health benefits. Make sure you’re eating the healthiest, safest seafood on the market. Read more »

Trimming Out Beef and Pork

Trimming Out Beef and Pork

Flickr As our ten-ton diet gets to the halfway point, we come to an uphill portion of the trek—altering your diet. The difficulty here isn’t cost—in fact, a climate-sensitive diet will save you money. The issue here is one of changing habits and because we’re talking about food, these are habits wrapped in a host of other concerns relating to our sense of well being, concerns about weight, restrictions due to allergies, uncertainty about preparation, worries about finicky family members and more. Read more »

Okonomiyaki: The Japanese Pancake

Okonomiyaki: The Japanese Pancake

Okonomiyaki is commonly described as a "Japanese pizza", but in fact its consistency and taste is more like a savory pancake (perhaps most comparable to a thick corn pancake). Read more »

What To Ponder When Picking Poultry

What To Ponder When Picking Poultry

We explore here the very serious issues associated with large scale, confined poultry operations, the source for most of the chicken, turkey and eggs sold in the U.S. There are alternatives however and before you buy your next chicken or pick up a box of eggs, consider your options. Read more »

Food Storage Containers

Storing food in reusable containers helps reduce environmental impacts associated with single-use containers, but knowing more about different types of containers (including the type of resin for plastic containers) can help you make better choices. Read more »

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