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    Stefano Giovannoni's Alessi Pressure Cooker

    November 23, 10:35 PM by TreeHugger in Green Food

    If you think of pressure cookers at all there are usually just two ways to go: Either, it's something inherited from a grandmother's cupboard and ignored in yours, or it is the subject of a tale of horror involving a) a ruined ceiling or b)

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    Onju Organic Restaurant

    November 23, 8:38 AM by TreeHugger in Green Food

    Calling all organic foodies: Onju, a ristorante organico, has recently opened on New York City's Lower East Side. A charming space with moody lighting and a healthy menu to match, owner-chef Onju Ha, who grew up in Milan, serves chanterelle ravioli with

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    Dishwasher cooking- The Recipes

    November 22, 7:56 PM by TreeHugger in Green Food

    If you’re going to waste energy and water using your dishwasher, you might as well make double use of the debit and cook up some dinner in the hot suds while you’re at it. What? It sounds nuts, and granted, it is, but Bob Blumer, the Surreal Gourmet,

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    The Argument against GMO

    November 18, 10:39 AM by TreeHugger in Green Food

    It's easy to simply say that GM foods are scary and dangerous, or that their impact is threateningly unknown, but when confronted with the "Golden Rice will feed starving children in Africa" argument, you've got to have a handbag of facts to hurl

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    Dagoba Hot Hot Chocolate

    November 16, 8:00 AM by TreeHugger in Green Food

    Jed first met Edgar Lopez at a mid-summer birthday brunch our mutual highschool friend, Liza, threw for herself. It was at a pretty little doll of a garden café in downtown Manhattan and Edgar, the long-locked Mexican Adonis, was wearing nothing more

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    Lavazza Tierra! Coffee

    November 15, 4:20 PM by TreeHugger in Green Food

    The Rainforest Alliance, original pioneer of the concept of certified sustainable coffee, and Italian espresso magnate Lavazza have gotten together to help farmers in remote villages in Colombia, Honduras, and Peru to improve their quality of life

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    Alexia Oven Crinkles: You say potato...

    November 15, 7:59 AM by TreeHugger in Green Food

    Slumming, but don’t want to give in to the McDynasty? Truth is, these won’t taste like the best of the worst (read: best) junk food, but for frozen French fries, Alexia Oven Crinkles are damn good. What would you expect from the same chefs (yes, they

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    Judging Java on

    November 14, 8:02 AM by TreeHugger in Green Food

    So, you wanna buy Fair Trade coffee, but there's just something about those sealed bags of beans that makes you seriously wary of what's inside. Packaging on eco-friendly products can be a touch too colorful, kinda papier-mache crunchy and seem to me

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    HeyHoe Guide to Low Energy Cooking

    November 13, 8:02 AM by TreeHugger in Green Food

    I was living in San Francisco in 2001 when California was hit with the big energy crisis. Some days, our computers would stop without warning when the rolling blackouts randomly hit, and when we got those whopping PG&E; bills, we would read them and

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    Grassland Beef: The Best Beef

    November 12, 7:59 AM by TreeHugger in Green Food

    Grassland beef just changed its name to US Wellness Meats. I guess that’s what happens when good products meet bad marketing. It doesn’t taste like medicine, as the name now seems to imply, it tastes just the way that beef is supposed to. It’s sort of

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    Vermont Shepherd Cheese: Tis the Season!

    November 11, 8:01 AM by TreeHugger in Green Food

    Yes, cheese has a season. Think about it. Lamb are born in the Spring (Think: Baby Spring lamb), so that’s when the milk comes. Got milk? Make cheese. (It seems so intuitive, but sometimes we forget.) Depending on how long the cheese is aged, it will

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    Robert Sinskey's Unofficially Organic Wine

    November 10, 6:01 PM by TreeHugger in Green Food

    Organic wines suck. It's hard to hear if you're a proponent of sustainable agriculture. Trust me. It's hard to say. But, the Organic part isn't the problem. The truth is this: wines made without added sulfites suck. Sure, sulfites sound

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    Improved Starbucks Enviro+Labor Policies coming!

    November 7, 12:06 PM by TreeHugger in Green Food

    Rejoice, coffee drinkers! The company that has America’s cup running over with love for caffeine--Starbucks--has reported that by 2007 it aims to procure 60% of its coffee from farmers who follow a strict set of environmental and labor rules called the

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    Dagoba Organic Chocolate

    November 4, 4:47 AM by TreeHugger in Green Food

    Chocoholics Anonymous are no match for these guys. You'll be off-the-wagon just reading the ingredients list. Take, for example, the Chai flavor. "Organic Milk Chocolate, ginger, cinnamon, clove, cardamon, anise, nutmeg, black pepper and of course,

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    Biota Spring Water Bottles Made from Biopolymer

    November 2, 3:20 AM by TreeHugger in Green Food

    Biota spring water is packaged in a compostable bottle made from a corn-based bioplastic, an alternative to petroleum-based plastics that are recyclable, but not biodegradable and which can also leech chemicals into the liquid it holds. The bottle will

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    Cherry Pit Bread Basket

    October 30, 7:12 AM by TreeHugger in Green Food

    This ingenious linen bread basket doubles as a breadwarmer. Its center, filled with cherry pits, stays hot after you pop it in the microwave. And voila! Toasty buns. Designed by C.Quoi $68 ::Illico

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    Omlet Home Chicken Coop

    October 28, 10:32 PM by TreeHugger in Green Food

    Designed for the first-time chicken owner (hey, that's you!), the Omlet makes keeping a backyard coop "as easy as looking after a goldfish," according to the Web site. Delivered direct to your door with a beginner's guide, free installation,

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    Ethos Is Clean Water

    October 20, 7:04 PM by TreeHugger in Green Food

    Remember that old saying "water water everywhere, but not a drop to drink"? The founders of Ethos do. While our biggest hangups about water are relegated to which of the well-marketed, purified, spring, or mineral brands competing on the grocery

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