Egg Fried in a Spoon in the Fireplace

From: Kristina’s Holiday Bookshelf 2020 Good Books by Local Authors for Reading and Giving By Kristina Sepetys Always Home: A Daughter’s Recipes and Stories by Fanny Singer, forward by Alice Waters Knopf, 2020 Fanny Singer is a writer and cofounder of the design brand Permanent Collection. Always Home is her very personal culinary memoir about…

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Market Hall Foods’ Bacon, Mushroom, & Kale Frittata

Recipe by Executive Chef Scott Miller | Food Styling and photo by Marshka Kiera, courtesy of Market Hall Foods An ideal Mother’s Day brunch or simple supper, this frittata is a comforting dish that is easy to adapt with ingredients you have on hand. For a spring seasonal twist, substitute the onion for spring onion or…

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Smoked Vegan Lox and Gluten-Free Bagels

  This recipe comes from Mackenzie Feldman, a Bay Area–based environmental activist who we profiled in our Summer 2019 issue.  When we asked how her Herbicide-Free Campus initiative is doing a year after our article came out, Mackenzie says, “It’s going great! We are now in 15 schools across nine states!” Mackenzie, who is also…

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Blueberry Banana Pancakes

From Mackenzie and Kathy Feldman’s upcoming cookbook: Groundbakers: Plant-Forward Comfort Food Recipes and Stories from People Changing our Food System   “When I think of childhood, I remember happy Sunday meetings with my grandma at the local coffee house, where we always conversed over pancakes. Unfortunately, the brunch usually left me feeling sick and stuffed…

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SolidariTEA Partners with Local Nonprofits

A Potent Brew At SolidariTEA, social justice is part of the business plan By Rachel Trachten For iced-tea entrepreneurs Caroline Sandifer and Trey Jalbert, business success goes hand-in-hand with generosity. As they manage the day-to-day tasks for their company, SolidariTEA, the duo have been steadily donating a portion of their time and earnings to two…

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Cinnamon Peach Toaster Pastries

From A Potent Brew by Rachel Trachten Mom insisted on only healthy snacks in the house, so SolidariTEA cofounder Caroline Sandifer grew up with no Kellogg’s Pop-Tarts in the cupboard. After indulging in the forbidden packaged toaster pastries during college, Caroline started experimenting with her own healthier versions, coming up with recipes mom would be…

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Savory Oatmeal

UC Berkeley Wellness Program dietitian Kim Guess, RD, describes this recipe as a “surprising crowd favorite” with students in her cooking classes. Add any other seasonal vegetables you like such as carrots, bell peppers, or asparagus. If steel cut oats aren’t available, substitute other grains like brown rice or quinoa (cooked according to package directions).…

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Zucchini Sweet Potato, Apple Spice Cricket Bread

Get adventurous with this zucchini bread made with cricket flour! From DEPARTMENT OF DROUGHT ADAPTATION It comes down to eating bugs  by Melissa Fairchild Clark If cookies and energy bars aren’t your thing but you want to experiment with the flour, try this zucchini bread recipe, one of my favorites: 2 cups cricket flour (Purchase from…

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EDITOR’S MIXING BOWL

Illustration by Margo Rivera-Weiss During a recent airing of A Prairie Home Companion, Garrison Keillor quipped: “Pleasure is generic and suffering is individual.” Far be it from me to contradict the “modern-day Mark Twain,” as Keillor is often called, but as images from the films of Les Blank float through my mind, I can’t help…

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