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The Power of Words
Originally Posted: 05/14/2014 - 10:00am | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors Select works by our dear friend and colleague Elizabeth Palmberg.  Elizabeth Palmberg , Sojo ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: Beard Yourselves!
Originally Posted: 12/09/2011 - 6:43pm | Type: Blog

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: Friday, Dec. 9, 2011 IFC’s latest show is dedicated to fans of the facial hair: Whisker Wars ! And to celebrate new beginnings, fans can ...

Earth-Friendly Halloween Recipes
Originally Posted: 11/01/2011 - 9:58am | Type: Blog

My personal favorite, from 101CookBooks.com, Thai-spiced Pumpkin Soup: My personal favorite, from 101CookBooks.com, Thai-spiced Pumpkin Soup : I've made this ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: Food Edition
Originally Posted: 10/05/2011 - 6:24am | Type: Blog

Apples Apples Ok, well, Apple (singular) to be more precise. Ever wondered what Steve Jobs' favorite gelato flavor might be? Yeah, us neither. But someone went unde ...

My Favorite Simple Cooking Recipe Books
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

As Valerie Weaver- Zercher writes in "<a href="http://www.sojo.net/index.cfm?action=magazine.article&amp;issue=soj1012&amp;article=simple-living-becomes-sexy" target="_blank" ...

In Defense of Simple Food
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/food-and-faith/" target="_blank"></a></p> [ Editors' Note: This month ...

Recipes for Resistance: Cooking With GMOs
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

As genetically modified organisms (GMOs) become more prevalent, so do protests against them. As genetically modified organisms (GMOs) become more prevalent, so do protests against ...

Climate of Change: Global Grassroots Environmental Success Stories
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="/sites/default/files/images/100526-climate-of-change.jpg"></a>In <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003IHSS9W?ie=UTF8&amp;tag=sojo_blog-20&amp;li ...

Jesus is Risen but What Happened to the Kingdom?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

Jesus is Risen, Alleluia.</p> Jesus is Risen, Alleluia. Most of us spent yesterday praising God and singing about the resurrection. But as I sat down this morning to ...

'My Prayers Were Heard'
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/voices-of-immigration/"></a></p> <p>An immigrant woman's testimony, as told to Juan Daniel Espitia, a pastor in Solana Beach, C ...

Poor Folks' Food
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:19am | Type: Blog

My mother loved food.</p> My mother loved food. She loved it from the garden to the table. She enjoyed feeding people and all of creation. In the winter she and my fat ...

I've Done It. I've Reclaimed Christmas.
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:19am | Type: Blog

I refuse to write a blog about how overwhelmed I am by the holiday season. I'm not going to wax eloquent about how the season I loved most as a child has become the source of excruciating stress. ...

When Everything Changed: 50 Years of Women's Progress
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

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Shopping Green Without Spending in the Red
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://www.ryanrodrickbeiler.com"></a>Organic strawberries were $5.99 the other day at our local grocer. $5.99! Their more toxic twins, the non-organic variety, were on ...

Water of Life: Wee Man Doesn't Take it for Granted (And Neither Should You)
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

One of the everyday things Vasco has enjoyed most since arriving in Chicago from Malawi five weeks ago is being able to go into the kitchen and pour a cool glass of crystal clear water, from the si ...

Video: How to Make Radical Valentine Veggies
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:17am | Type: Blog

Hey, want to celebrate your love of your honey *and* your love of God's creation? Hey, want to celebrate your love of your honey *and* your love of God's creation? Eatin ...

Party for Your Right to Fight Poverty
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

This week, a number of "awareness days" fall on the calendar-October 16 was World Food Day, today is International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, October 17-19 are the Millenium Development Gr ...

New and Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 03/16/2011 - 11:04am | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors More Peas, Please More Peas, Please Simply in Season Children's Cookbook , by Mark B ...

The Joy of Letter Writing
Originally Posted: 06/15/2012 - 3:49pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett For quite a few winters now, I have watched a great joy of mine turn slowly into sadness: No one writes letters anymore, a ...

Tolerating Food Intolerances
Originally Posted: 06/25/2014 - 11:16am | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett "No thanks, it makes me sick." "Let’s see, if I leave the milk out of these rolls Sheila can eat them." ...

Splurge on a Dozen!
Originally Posted: 06/25/2014 - 11:06am | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett Someday when I see the sale card announcing "12 Lemons for a Dollar" at the grocery store, I’m going to buy all 1 ...

A Second Chance for Sandwiches
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett The loaves and fishes in the Bible story of the "feeding of the five thousand" (a major sandwich-making operation) ...

Celebrations Large and Small
Originally Posted: 06/25/2014 - 10:23am | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett Yesterday I learned that a friend will be moving far away. Yesterday I learned that a friend wi ...

Oh How We Love Chocolate
Originally Posted: 06/25/2014 - 10:04am | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett Would it be cruel to extol the virtues of chocolate these dark, cold days of January and February, months traditionally res ...

Eating More of It Wouldn't Hurt...
Originally Posted: 06/25/2014 - 9:43am | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett What time-honored edible has all of the following: the warmth and comfort of hot bread; the fragrance of a baking cake; the ...

Food Snobs Beware
Originally Posted: 06/25/2014 - 9:22am | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett An article on breakfast about did me in for reading any more words on what's new, healthy, or chic in the food world. ...

New Workers on the Farm
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett Life before white sugar probably was pretty good. Life before white sugar probably ...

Back to Basics
Originally Posted: 06/24/2014 - 3:09pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett When blizzards closed down cities on the East Coast this past winter, the media reported on some strange meals people were ...

Kitchen Mysteries
Originally Posted: 06/24/2014 - 9:48am | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett A cook is a chemist. All manner of wizardry and wondrous reactions occur in the oven and the mixing bowl. ...

Using Your Noodle
Originally Posted: 06/24/2014 - 9:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett Talk about basic ingredients. Look at a package of pasta sometime: flour. You can't get much simpler than that. ...

Gifts in Good Taste
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett (Columns, Cooking, Food, Simple Feast) Cooking,Food ...

Extended Family
Originally Posted: 06/27/2014 - 11:05am | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett In large part because of my grandmother's North Dakota farm stories, I spent the first 30 years of my life wishing I l ...

Vitamins the Old-Fashioned Way
Originally Posted: 06/27/2014 - 10:38am | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett VITAMINS THE OLD-FASHIONED WAY VITAMINS THE OLD-FASHIONED WAY The basil never quite recovere ...

In the Company of Nuts
Originally Posted: 06/27/2014 - 10:21am | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett I remember the moment when, as a new apprentice in a retreat center's vegetarian kitchen, I spotted the shelf of nuts ...

Let Them Bake Cake
Originally Posted: 06/27/2014 - 10:07am | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett It takes love to bake a cake. Cakes cannot be baked indifferently or in a hurry. It takes love ...

All Things in Moderation
Originally Posted: 06/27/2014 - 9:47am | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett It is fitting that this morning, after paying bills and moaning about another increase in our health insurance premium, I c ...

The Berry With Bite
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett Someday I would like to see a cranberry harvest: crimson fruit floating on flooded coastal fields, skimmed off like a school ...

Texas Heat
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett It’s hot. The yard needs mowing—the grass is so tall I have to wear rubber boots in the morning dew. ...

A Potato in Every Pot
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:42pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett What can be eaten for breakfast, lunch, or dinner; is grown in all 50 states; and had a war named after it? The potato of co ...

Food for the Road
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:42pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett Highway food can be fun for a while—eating forbidden french fries at a fast food joint or sipping iced tea in the cool muffl ...

Salad Days
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:42pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett For salad lovers this is a heady time of year, with early cucumbers, flawless carrots, and more varieties of lettuce and gre ...

Elegant and Eclectic Eggplant
Originally Posted: 06/12/2014 - 12:55pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett Let’s say you’ve just walked into the grocery store and on the way to pick up some onions you notice a healthy sized mound ...

One No-Fat Step at a Time
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:42pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett We're sorry. This page is temporarily unavailable. We're sorry. This page is temporari ...

Balancing Feast and Fast
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 7:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett FEASTING IS JUST half the story. To have "Sunday dinner" implies plainer weekday meals. Holiday banquets include f ...

Cooking by the Book
Originally Posted: 06/11/2014 - 1:16pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett MY 1994 NEW YEAR'S resolution - to break loose from serious menu ruts by planning further ahead - has already led to m ...