Sustainable and toxin-free living

Sustainable and toxin-free living

My Great Grandmother’s Extremely Alcoholic Eggnog Recipe

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  • Nov 28, 2023
Don't even think about getting store-bought eggnog this season, because now you have a recipe for eggnog that is probably a century old.

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Recipe: Traditional Southern Bourbon Eggnog From My Great Grandmother Morgan

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  • Dec 12, 2018
If you are invited to a Christmas party and want to win the eggnog contest, this is your path to greatness. Don’t even think about getting store-bought eggnog this season, because now you have a recipe for eggnog that is probably a century old. The women in my family have passed this recipe...
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A Sustainable Cooking Recipe: Beet and Radish Greens

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  • Jun 21, 2017
Don’t forget that love on top! Root vegetables, like the beets and radishes in this recipe, have beautiful, delicious greens on their tops. Radish greens are a little more delicate than beets and go well in salads, but both types of greens are great sautéed like in this dish.
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A Low-Waste, Farmshare Recipe: Grilled Kohlrabi on a Bed of Vegetables

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  • Jun 9, 2017
This summer we're featuring sustainable and seasonal recipes from our favorite CSA, Local Roots NYC. With over 22 pick up locations at neighborhood bars and cafes, New Yorkers can get all their weekly, locally grown groceries through Local Roots NYC: veggies, fruit, breads, dairy, meats, fish, and more. These recipes focus on ingredients local to NYC, utilizing sustainable cooking techniques that incorporate all parts of an ingredient in multiple ways throughout a dish.
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Weekend Reading: What to Do About Your Sweat Stained Blouse

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  • Oct 7, 2016
Hey readers, I’m going to try something new today. Instead of just talking at you (which I feel like I do often, on this blog and in life) I want to make this more of a conversation. Maybe, maybe! it could someday be a real community. So let me start small...
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3 Beautiful, Last-Minute Mason Jar Gifts

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  • Dec 21, 2015
I’m so impressed with these beautiful mason jar gift ideas from my friend Faye Lessler at Sustaining Life, I wanted to share them with you! Mason jar gifts are a lovely idea for the sustainably minded – they come in a reusable and outrageously useful mason jar, are made in-home...
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