Slow Food USA Blog
Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”
Ark of Taste Recipe: Long Island Cheese Pumpkin - Crockpot Pumpkin Apple Buttah
Nov. 22, 2016
A new spin on apple butter using this sweet and creamy Long Island Cheese Pumpkin. Eat on its own or on toast or in oatmeal.
Reviving the Long Island Cheese Pumpkin
Nov. 17, 2016
Since the 1800s, the Long Island cheese pumpkin has been known for making the best pumpkin pies. But, with the modernization of food production in the mid-20th century, retailers sold fewer seeds of the Long Island cheese pumpkin, and it disappeared entirely from commercial seed catalogs in the 1970s. The Long Island Cheese Project, however, has fought long and hard to give this pumpkin the recognition it deserves. Read more about the pumpkin and a recent chef cook-off celebration.
Quail Takes Center Stage in One Farmer’s Fight to Preserve the Ecosystem
Nov. 10, 2016
Ever dreamed of making a living raising birds? Well, that became Abra Morawiec’s reality when Abra debuted Feisty Acres Farm and the Quail Release Program last fall.
Ark of Taste Recipe: Long Island Cheese Pumpkin - Easy Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bread
Nov. 10, 2016
Use this sweet and creamy pumpkin in a delicious gluten-free quick bread for a seasonal treat. Make it extra sweet with chocolate chips if the mood strikes you.
Unraveling of the Industrial Food System Must Be a Key Goal of a Lasting Food Movement
Nov. 3, 2016
Richard McCarthy and Sam Kass, the former White House chef and current Senior Food Analyst at NBC News, have a heated debate at the James Beard Foundation Annual Food Conference.