Category Archives: Ingredients

Accidental Recipes – My Vegan Pesto

I was thinking about some of my favorite things that I’m making on a regular basis these days and how they came about “accidentally.”  I meet and then cook for so many people who have special food needs, including myself, …

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GMO — What’s the Big Deal?

  We’ve been naturally genetically modifying our food for hundreds of years, so what’s the big deal, right? This sort of ignorance in the discussion of GMOs makes me cringe because it shows that Monsanto and their ilk have successfully …

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FDA Defines “Gluten Free” for Food Labels

  Mary’s Gone Crackers is pleased to hear that the FDA has (finally!) announced the safety standard for labeling products gluten free in the United States. Establishing the U.S. standard as less than 20 parts per million (ppm) is consistent …

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Choosing to Support Local, American Family Farms

  I’ve been traveling for the past few weeks and the final leg of my journey home includes a small propeller plane ride from San Francisco airport to the little Chico airport. Flying at only 19,000 feet, we get a …

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