BY Kari Belsheim in General on Dec 07, 2012 |
Average consumption of meat has nearly doubled in the past fifty years, and the U.S. is second only to Luxembourg for amount of meat consumed. With such a huge meat market, you would figure we would be more careful about quality control. Unfortunately, the industry is rife with abuses against farm animals, the environment, and our health. Pink slime, anyone? Thankfully, there is Certified Humane, a program started by Adele Douglass that certifies the humane ... Read More
BY Erika W. Smith in Eat Me on Nov 30, 2012 |
At the BUST Craftacular, all that shopping will make you hungry for a snack….and when it does, you’ll want to turn to Jessy’s Pastries. Jessy’s Pastries makes Peruvian pastries called alfajores as well as savory empanadas.Jessy Nahmias, the Jessy of Jessy’s Pastries, grew up in Lima, Peru and moved to New York City at the age of 17. She writes, “Along the way, just like any good pastry, a fusion of my Peruvian roots and my ... Read More
BY Maggie Carr in Eat Me on Nov 21, 2012 |
It’s not truly the holiday season until I’ve downed enough truffles to feed a family of five, and I’m super excited to get that ball rolling with Chickpea and Olive’s delightful vegan treats. In flavors like almond, coconut, and saffron, they make a great gift for the veggie or vegan chocoholic in your life.
Proprietors Daniel Strong and Danielle Ricciardi are best known for serving up delicious vegan cuisine made from seasonal, ... Read More
BY Brittany Houlihan in General on Nov 18, 2012 |
Nothing says holiday goodness quite like unique sweet treats! Whimsy & Spice is a wonderful bakery founded in 2008 in Brooklyn, NY. Wife and husband team Jenna Park and Mark Sopchak, combine their skills to create delicious treats.Cardamom Marshmallows!
Some of the treats include shortbread cookies, biscotti, brownies and bars, marshmallows, sandwich cookies, and drop cookies! YUMMY!!!!Hazelnut Whisky Sandwich Cookies!
They started selling ... Read More
BY Erika W. Smith in Crafty on Nov 16, 2012 |
Are you sick of Hallmark schmaltz but not ready to give up on greeting cards? Do you love food and laughter? Of course you do!For greeting cards without the sap, check out SupergrEAT Greetings, cards for people with good taste. These silly greeting cards are all food themed, with greetings like “I love you more than meatballs” and “We make a great pear.” They’re great for a giggle — and if you’re stumped for a present, ... Read More