"If you do just one thing to change the world, go organic, " effuses Maria Rodale as we sit in the back of a meeting room in the AT&T Education and Conference Center; we're in between sessions at SXSW Eco.Celebrating the Tastes of Texas (podcast + giveaway)
Over the years, chefs have gained great notoriety. But when you talk with Jack Gilmore, chef/owner of Jack Allen's Kitchen, he'll tell you the focus is shifting away from chefs and onto farmers, "who are the real rock stars, for sure." And he honors them in his new cookbook, Jack Allen's Kitchen, Celebrating the Tastes of Texas. And you can win a copy!Sandor Katz Has Fun with Fermentation (podcast + giveaway)
A fermentation renaissance taking place. Fermentation is a controlled metabolic process in which organisms like bacteria or yeast convert carbohydrates such as starches or a sugars into alcohol or acid. Hear about fermentation from a fermentation revivalist.Bread-free Bread (podcast + giveaway)
We love bread, and have been eating some form of it since ancient times. But it doesn't always love us back. And that's why Nerissa Oden of Wimberley, Texas developed recipes for something she's dubbed: bread-free bread.
Roast chicken with crispy skin is one of the simplest, easiest things that can ever be made. You only really need three things: An oven, a whole organic chicken with skin, and a roasting pan that can go from oven to stovetop (for the gravy!).Recipes: Thanksgiving Sides from Jack Allen’s Kitchen
If you're looking for Thanksgiving sides that will have your dinner guests asking for seconds, you cannot go wrong with a few delicious dishes from Jack Allen's Kitchen.Recipe: Homemade Sauerkraut
Sandor Katz, fermentation revivalist and author of Wild Fermentation and The Art of Fermentation, has been making sauerkraut for years and offers an updated recipe ("I'm always tweaking recipes) for you to try.Recipe: Nerissa Oden’s Tomato Sauce Bread
Slightly red in color, this bread makes a perfect partner for classic sandwiches like bacon-lettuce-tomato, toasted cheese, hamburgers and cheeseburgers.