Bea Johnson

Simple home-made ketchup recipe

I’ve wanted to make my own condiments since I read the Bea Johnson book that I’ve now mentioned several times. My first attempt was Dijon mustard. It tasted good but […]

How would you like your yearly garbage bill to be $15?

I was working on year-end numbers for our household this morning. I usually do this the last week of a year but I’m a little behind. Since I’ve posted a […]

Bean, Couscous and Kale Medley

I’m still on my ‘clean out the pantry’ kick. With the recipe we made last night, we’ve used up some dried beans and most of our couscous. My goal in […]

Fresh Tomato, Lentil & Onion Soup

One of the ideas I enjoyed from the author of Zero Waste Home was how she likens cooking to dressing. She always has on hand two grains, two beans and […]

Moroccan Stew

We’ve been harvesting a lot of green beans and zucchini lately. Some of the green beans are made into dilly beans which are wonderful on an appetizer tray but most […]

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