Farm to Table

8 Ways to Eat (with a) Clean (Conscience)

The food system in America is out of control. And a bit overwhelming. How can you eat in a way that aligns with your values? How can you ensure you are doing as much as you can to slow down the proliferation of food production techniques that harm the environment, communities, and the health of you and your neighbors? How would one even go about starting to change the way they eat?

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How to Cook a Perfect Hardboiled Egg. And Peel it too!

How to Cook a Perfect Hardboiled Egg. And Peel it too! My long-time roommate only has one dish in his food-for-guests repertoire. No matter what the occasion, if he’s tasked with bringing a dish, you already know what he’ll be making: deviled eggs. While there are tons of modern and fancy takes on the classic appetizer, he prefers the simplest recipe around: eggs, mayo, mustard, salt, pepper, and a garnish of paprika.

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Pizza Oven: Part 1

Natural Building - The Cob Pizza Oven I have always wanted to build a pizza oven. When we moved to Metz Meadows, I knew this was something that I wanted to add to the property as quickly as possible. Wood-fired pizza is my favorite. We frequently make this beautiful sourdough (from Chad Robertson at Tartine Bread) and the same dough makes a wonderful pizza crust. I was excited to get the full experience by constructing an oven in which to fire up some pizza at blazing-hot temperatures.

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