Food and Cooking
Valentine's Day is coming up! Do you want to make some fun and festive food to celebrate the holiday? We have many cookbooks that will show you ways to surprise your favorite people.
Locavore (noun): One who tries to eat only locally grown foods. Being a locavore is good for you, good for the earth, good for local farmers and good for the Michigan economy! Learn more about how and why to be a locavore; check out "Animal, Vegetable, Miracle," by best-selling author Barbara Kingsolver, with Stephen L. Hopp and Camille Kingsolver.
I’m always on the lookout for great coffee, so I enjoyed reading about local roasters in the Winter 2009 issue of Edible WOW. A little coffee history, roasting philosophy, and some buying tips had me wishing for a hot cup of joe while I read the rest of the articles—including one on local famers harvesting winter greens. Now I want a salad, too.
Bill Moyers recently interviewed food expert Michael Pollan about the ideal candidate for Secretary of Agriculture as President-Elect Obama names his cabinet. If it were up to Moyers, Pollan would be named, but Pollan disagrees.
- ChefMom's Recipes for Kids
- Cookalotamus Kids
- Cook's Thesaurus - everything you need to know about cooking tools and ingredients
- Recipe Roundup at Kidnetic
- International Recipes
- Recipe Source - allows you to search for ethnic recipes by region
- Rice Recipes from Around the World
- Vegetarian Recipes Around the World
- ABC of Arabic Cuisine
- Australian "Bush Tucker"
- Caribbean Foods Glossary
- Dutch (Holland) food and eating habits
- A Guide to Greek Food
- Hungarian Cooking & Recipes
- Indian Recipes
- The Irish Kitchen
- Japanese Cookbook for Kids