Category Archives: Books

New Find

I discovered a real gem this weekend – a blog called with great companion videos under the name Grow.Cook.Eat.  Willi Galloway and her husband Jon are urban gardeners in Seattle at their “little urban homestead” where they grow and cook … Continue reading

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What I Am Reading at NHG

I had a reader request for a recommended book list. Some of these books have been mentioned in other posts, but here is a list of what I’ve read so far in no particular order: Folks, this Ain’t Normal by … Continue reading

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Something Cooking At Nearly Home Grown

I have found myself thinking of the Ant and the Grasshopper over the past 2 months as I have busily worked to build up a full freezer’s worth of frozen tomato paste, whole roasting chickens and chicken breasts, butternut squash, … Continue reading

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Pandora’s Seed

I have just finished a second reading of ‘Pandora’s Seed’ by Spencer Wells. I read this book a year ago when it was first released and wanted to revisit it after watching a series of documentaries on the food industry … Continue reading

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