secondimage Fermentation: Delicious Decomposition (podcast + giveaway)

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. It's a way of preserving and enhancing the flavors of those foodstuffs. Learn about an upcoming festival celebrating this delicious decomposition process.

secondimage Green Corn Project (podcast)

The Green Corn Project, a local nonprofit, helps folks in underserved areas of Austin, Texas grow food gardens of their own. The organization builds gardens for low-income, elderly, and persons with disabilities who might not otherwise have the resources or ability to start a garden on their own, or have access to local organic produce.

secondimage Garden to Glass (podcast)

In the same way the farm-to-table movement has captivated the culinary world, a similar "garden-to-glass" movement has taken root in the mixology world.

secondimage The Resourceful Cook (podcast)

Cooking needn't be daunting, nor does cooking using whole, organic and locally sourced food need to be a budget buster.

leadimage Recipe: Kate’s Ginger Beer

I think of ginger as a holiday spice. And this ginger beer recipe from Kate Payne, author and canning instructor, will put smiles on the faces of friends and family who gather at your home for the holidays.

leadimage Recipe: Carla’s Preserved Tangerines

Carla Crownover creates her own homemade goodness from the bounty of her backyard vegetable garden, and from her finds at area farms and farmers markets. Most recently she's been enamored of Orange Blossom Farms' tangerines.

leadimage Seasonal Sipping

Fresh fruit juices on their own are tasty, but in the hands of The Tipsy Texan, David Alan, they are sublime, and often fortified with alcohol -- but sometimes not.

leadimage Tamar Adler Teaches Soup Making

Tamar Adler, cook and author of An Everlasting Meal: Cooking with Economy and Grace doesn't really use recipes when she cooks. But that doesn't stop her from making great food -- like soup.