Craft/DIY magazine, ReadyMade, has finally come out with its first-ever special food section. And — surprise! — it is chock full of ridiculous project-recipes, such as cultivating your own honey and fermenting your own apple cider vinegar for honey-vinegar braised chicken, or foraging for wild greens for a salad.
ReadyMade is its own kind [...]
The title of Karen Solomon's wonderful Jam It, Pickle It, Cure It: And Other Cooking Projects (Ten Speed Press; buy on Amazon) is a little bit of a misnomer. While the projects outlined here are edible, and mostly require being in the kitchen, the recipes she presents are "cooking projects" the same way that quarrying [...]
For serious? Really? Is this actually a thing? Green architect Michelle Kaufman honestly suggests that, since it is the holiday season and all, we make eco-friendly gingerbread houses.
Aside from being a fun and delicious holiday activity, this project is an excellent way to teach kids about the ideas of sustainability and green living. It’s never [...]