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Slow Food USA Blog

Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”

Interview with Sam Fromartz, author of In Search of the Perfect Loaf: A Home Baker’s Odyssey

Sep. 16, 2014

Sam Fromartz’s book In Search of the Perfect Loaf: A Home Baker’s Odyssey was recently published by Viking and it’s already causing a stir. Fromartz, who is editor-in-chief of the Food & Environment Reporting Network, sat down to discuss the book with Slow Food USA.

read more... Tags: Book, Bread, Cooking


Vegetable Cooking Challenges from the Slow Food USA Community

Aug. 12, 2014

From a surplus of celery to trouble staying full, chef Deborah Madison is helping us tackle everyday vegetable cooking challenges by responding to questions submitted through our social media community. Read on to pick up some great ideas from one of America’s most experienced and talented vegetable-lovers!

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Cook with What You Have: Eat Seasonally, Save Money and Enjoy More

Jul. 28, 2014

“What do I do with all this produce?” We often hear this question at this time of the year, when farmers markets and home gardens are overflowing with fresh ingredients. To the rescue, Katherine Deumling, owner of “Cook with What You Have” and out-going chair of the Slow Food USA Board of Directors. We sat down with Katherine to learn more about her approach to making the most of every season.

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What Farm-to-Table Means for the Next Generation

Jul. 16, 2014

This summer, I took my passion for "farm-to-table" to a place it's never been aired before: America's most-loved cooking competition, Food Network Star.

read more... Tags: Cooking, Farms and Farming, Film/TV/Radio


Faces and Visions of the Food Movement: Katherine Deumling

May. 30, 2014

Have you ever looked into your cupboards and sighed because you couldn’t figure out what to make for dinner? If so, Katherine Deumling is here to help. Deumling is the woman behind Cook With What You Have a Portland-based company that encourages people to experiment in the kitchen with new ingredients while still relying on familiar staples. Her recipes celebrate fresh, seasonal fare and use simple techniques to build confidence in cooking with what’s on hand, without last-minute runs to the grocery store.

read more... Tags: Cooking, News, Current Event


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