Local Food and the Environment:

Environmental Working Group (EWG) – General environmental information and reference for toxins in food and consumer products

Local Harvest – Source of CSAs, farmer’s markets, etc.

Organic Consumer Association – Campaigning for health, justice, and sustainability

Cornucopia Institute – Organic watchdog and family farm/consumer advocate

Other Green Reference:

My Chemical Free House: Healthy building and design

The Basics of Mothproofing: Martha Stewart provides tips to cope without smelly mothballs and other dangerous pesticides.

Humblebee & Me: Natural DIY cosmetics and bodycare.

Cooking Reference:

Flour 101 – Hard wheat vs soft wheat flour and more

Helen Fletcher: Yeast & Bread

The Five Types of Fish & How to Substitute – From Cooking Light

Converting US recipes – From Living on Cooking: An American Baking in Austria 

Food Storage Guidelines – From

John Eats Cheese – How to pick the right cheese knife for your cheese

Belly Full on Hard Cooked Eggs – 2 Minute Interval Comparison

Food Thickening Agents – What survives freezing, what is deactivated by acid, etc.

Thickeners – another opinion

Fresh vs Frozen Meat: Which is Better – A study out of Kansas State University

Ask an Extension Agent


my foodgawker gallery


My Blog Reads:


Back Road Journal

Canela Kitchen

Cocoa and Lavender

Color Your Recipes

Food in Jars: A Canning Blog

In Good Flavor

Kitchen Riffs: Season to Taste… Cook until Done

Lavender and Lime: A Food & Lifestyle Blog

Seasons Flow


2 thoughts on “Links

  1. Patty Ponder

    I am looking for your recipe that was posted on the Polish Pastry site that works well for the embossed plain cookies. I was able to only download the ingredients-not the instructions. Thank you in advance .


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