Spring is here. While my garden still sleeping… I am sprouting! I spent 25 cents in the lentils and got 12 ounces of food in 4 days! Wonderful nutrition on a budget.
Day 40 out of 40 It is hard to believe it is day 40. Thank you for following along. I have been trying to show what I cook daily and how I incorporate a culture to ferment the grains we use. I feel like I didn’t even get to talk about fermenting seeds, my pot … Continue reading 1/2 cup of sourdough
Once a week I go to Nine Mile Farm to cook and to learn from Rebekah Rice, the farmer. What do you do with the sprouted onions and potatoes and the old tired squashes? You eat them! This week, Amy Ellis, Rebekah Rice and I came together to show how we celebrate food in our … Continue reading Earth Week
Day 5 I am thankful for having taken this challenge. How could I have eaten this week with $22.50 if I did not know how to cook? Cooking on a budget brought back so many memories of my mom in the kitchen. I love sharing my love for cooking and I hope if anyone reads and … Continue reading SNAP Challenge Day 5
Day 3 Throughout the day I thought a lot about how can we get clean food we can afford? We can grown at least some of it! I am sprouting lentils in a jar for this challenge. It was a simple action I learned in a visit to Soul Fire Farm. I wanted to remind … Continue reading SNAP Challenge Day 3
I had the privilege to share some of my ideas on “Comfort Food on a Budget” during the class I taught at the Honest Weight Food Co-op. The Plan: 7 Dinners for a family of 4 for $40. And yes, I made it! $40.97, but I got more food than I had in the list. … Continue reading Comfort Food on a Budget
Flying Feast presented by Ellie Markovitch and Rose Mitchell—a multi-taste experience inspired by the avian world following Theory of Flight – A Fantasia of Avian Obsession by Anna Lindemann, composer, animator, writer. Special thank you to our helpers: Bonnie, Sena, Emma, Eric and Steve. FLAMINGO POOL SOUP Lemongrass, lime broth with shrimp and red chilis … Continue reading Flying Feast
STAR WOMEN by Shirley Parker-Benjamin at Deep Listening Institute Ellie designed a Black and White menu for artist Shirley Parker-Benjamin opening at Deep Listening Institute ( watch Ellie talking about it here). She used Shirley words “how materials interact and different textures interface” as an inspiration to prepare the refreshments. Black Olives Tapenade over Daikon … Continue reading Black and White Food Performance