Born with a sweet tooth and an abundance of talent, Kaminsky, 24, is an award-winning blogger, food photographer, knitter, baker and author of four cookbooks including the brand new "Easy as Vegan Pie."
Food has great power and potential. For us, it has made our lives whole once again and been a path for greater inclusion for Chris and others with autism. Indeed, a place at the table of life.
Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act,
School Meals That Rock,
School Food Reform,
Districts are still unconscionably underfunded when it comes to school food, and Big Food still plays too large of a lobbying role in shaping what appears on kids' trays.
Label Genetically Modified Food,
Progressive Source Communications,
Genetically Modified Food,
Right To Know,
Like millions of parents and activists who oppose genetically modified food, I feel that the stakes are very high in this battle the safety of our world's food supply. If we are to win it, we are going to have to fight tougher. And smarter.
That large corporate interests lobby our lawmakers to legislate (or not legislate) in their favor is nothing new. But the Sunlight report shines a light on a dark corner of the workings of the Big Food lobby that -- in part thanks to the complicated FOIA process -- we rarely get to see.
"Recipes do not make food taste good, people do."
Ingrid E. Newkirk,
People For The Ethical Treatment Of Animals,
Urging women to adopt a healthy, humane vegan diet in order to lose weight isn't "fat shaming" any more than urging people with heart disease to eat better is "clogged-artery shaming." The use of the word "shaming" is a sham.
The two day event hosted by The Monterey Bay Aquarium at The Carmel Valley Ranch engaged 20 individuals in an experiential meeting about ways in which chefs can influence positive change when it comes to issues related to the sustainability of our oceans and fisheries.
Luckily, there are strategies for surviving double holiday syndrome.
These days I like it so much, it doesn't have to be Christmas to keep it around.
Home cooks can become better cooks by taking a few kitchen tips from the big leagues.
For too many people, the issue of hunger is important but they do nothing about it because it seems too large or complex. As usual, Mandela had a way of conceptualizing this issue in simple terms with a moral imperative that would be hard for anyone to ignore.
Books For The Foodies,
John F. Mariani,
These recipes are more fascinating for their rigor, and how they are distinguished from so much that passes for sleight-of-hand cookery these days.
What is worrisome is these commercials are the only glimpse into farming that millions of people will ever see. A generation that's been raised on artificial ingredients is now being fed a diet of farming fiction.
There are few treats that are more delicious than a freshly fried donut.
It's what's on the inside that counts. Very true, of course -- even when it comes to food.
Essentially everyone I know has worked as a barista, including myself. So I understand that the barista is the unsung hero of the service industry. What I have issue grasping is why people insist on treating the slingers of their drug of choice so poorly.
American's Wine: The Legacy Of Prohibition,
Carla De Luca Worfolk,
Natural Museum Of American History,
Regional Oral History Office,
Can't get wine shipped to your house? Blame it on Prohibition. Can't buy wine on Sunday? Another legacy of Prohibition.
Chocolate Gift Set,
Chocolate Hostess Gift,
Corporate Chocolate Gifts,
Salt & Ayre,
The chocolate that started the company, the iconic Sweet Sloop, is still going strong. It's an almond butter crunch sailboat with a white chocolate jib floating on dark chocolate and a pecan spindrift washing its sides. The small factory can churn out 28,000 a day. Isn't that sweet?
Jonathan Grahm will have you remarking, "what a sweet guy," and that's not only because he is at the helms of the historic Compartes Chocolatier, a Los Angeles institution since 1950. His passion, attention to detail and vibrant personality shine...