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Dope-Free Dairy

March 24th, 2009 · 14 Comments

Part IV in the Sustainable Family Supper series What’s the matter with rBST? I’ve written before about how my path to natural and organic food began with a look at milk. When I became pregnant with my son, milk took on a renewed significance as I eliminated sodas and caffeinated beverages from my diet. I […]

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Organic Spiced Cranberry Sauce

November 20th, 2008 · 15 Comments

Now that we’ve covered why organic cranberries are important for your health and the environment, how easy are they to find? Read on for my shopping recap, or just skip to the bottom for my Spiced Cranberry Sauce recipe. I scoured the produce sections at three local grocery stores, Safeway, Giant and Whole Foods. I […]

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Fresh from the Cranberry Bogs

November 19th, 2008 · 7 Comments

Part One of Two on sustainable cranberry sauce for your Thanksgiving dinner… While cranberry-sauce-in-a-can is always on our Thanksgiving table to appease my “traditionalist” husband and in-laws, I make one or two fresh variations as well. I’ve always been intrigued by the notion of cranberry bogs. While my home state Oregon actually boasts a few, […]

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