Sigrun's Sustainable Kitchen

40 Flips | 2 Magazines | 178 Likes | 5 Following | 4 Followers | @sigrun225 | Sigrun Schwarze, the owner of http://sigrunssustainablekitchen.com, is a passionate educator, home cook, entrepreneur and jack-of-all-trades food related currently living in Montpelier, VT. She holds a Master of Science in Sustainable Food Systems from Green Mountain College (2015) and a Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality and Restaurant Management from New England Culinary Institute (2012).

Swedish chain Max Burgers is now offering a 'the world’s first climate positive menu' - here's how

Max Burgers CEO Richard Bergfors.Max Burgers<p><b>Max, a Swedish burger chain, is launching 'the world's first' climate positive hamburger menu.</b><p><b>After calculating its overall impact on the climate, Max says it will compensate for emissions by 110%.</b><p><b>Max wants other companies to follow its lead in fighting</b> …

Burgers

AVOIDING GMOS: A Vt. author's cookbook shows us how

Recipes Photographs for Tracey Medeiros’ Non-GMO Coookbook.<br>PHOTOGRAPHY: Oliver Parini<br>FOOD STYLING: Natalie Wise<p>Genetically modified organisms, which …

Agriculture

Why Junk Food Makes You Fat, NOT Fat or Carbs

The true causes of obesity are complicated and diverse.<p>There is no single thing that causes it... various factors contribute, both internal (our …

Nutrition

If You're Missing This Nutrient, You're Aging Way Faster

This universal and all-important molecule is the mother of all antioxidants: glutathione. It is a ubiquitous molecule that is present in all human …

Wellness

The Best of Simple | Sigrun's Sustainable Kitchen

Sustainability

How to Slice a Watermelon Without Losing a Finger

I used to conveniently disappear whenever a watermelon would roll into the kitchen. Eat it? I sure would. But slice it? Not if I wanted to avoid a trip to the emergency room.<p>Watermelons are big, bulky, and, erm, <i>bulbous</i>, with a propensity to tumble right off your cutting board. There have been …

Watermelon

Popular cereals contain sheep's wool grease and are unsuitable for vegans

Popular breakfast cereals including Rice Krispies, Kellogg's cornflakes and Cheerios contain vitamin D which is made from sheep's wool grease, it has emerged, meaning they are unsuitable for vegans.<p>It is feared that many of the UK's 550,000 vegans may have been eating vitamin D fortified cereals, …

The Ultimate Potluck Recipes to Feed a Crowd

<b>1</b> of <b>27</b><p>Prosciutto Spinach Party Wheels<p><p>With some puff pastry on hand, these prosciutto, cheese and spinach filled party wheels are an easy and …

17 Ways to Use a Rotisserie Chicken to Make Dinner Tonight — Recipes from The Kitchn

If there was ever a grocery store shortcut worthy of an award, it's the rotisserie chicken. I believe there are few things this fully cooked bird …

Cooking

4 ways meal planning can help you save on groceries

<i>Brought to you by Chase Freedom, the Savvy Spending series teaches you how to become a smarter, savvier shopper—one purchase at a time. This quarter,</i> …

Robotic woks are the chefs in this Boston restaurant

Four MIT students who once built a soccer ball-kicking robot got together with a Michelin-starred chef to build a restaurant that's not quite what you're used to. How? Well, it's staffed by robots, obviously. Spyce, a fast casual restaurant that has just opened its doors in Boston, has a …

Cranberries in guac?! Try these 3 unique guacamole recipes

We asked our TODAY viewers for their greatest guac recipes and holy 'mole, they did not disappoint. The top three dips all feature fresh avocados plus a few creative and unexpected ingredients. Katherine Winzeler of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma adds tart cranberries and salty feta for a colorful and …

10 Easy and Affordable Mediterranean Diet Recipes

Every May is International Mediterranean Diet Month, but there are plenty of reasons to celebrate throughout the year. In 2018, the Mediterranean …

Healthy Eating

The Surprising Origin of Chicken as a Dietary Staple

Before 1948, chicken wasn’t a mainstay of the dinner table. A contest to breed a bigger, better bird changed that.<p>In this excerpt of <i>Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats</i>, author Maryn McKenna chronicles the rise of the …

Agriculture

White Gate Farm Tour — March 24, 2018 | Sigrun's Sustainable Kitchen

The Last Conversation You’ll Need to Have on Eating Right: The Follow-ups

The stated goal of our piece on healthy eating was to cut through all the noise and help everyone see how simple it is to eat well — even though it’s …

Botercake (Butter Cake) Recipe

"This is a Dutch recipe for 'buttercake' made with plenty of butter, of course, and lemon and vanilla for flavor."<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/8 cups butter, …

Health Departments Continue to Sabotage Home Cooks Across the Country

<b>Home cooks try samples of dried fruit during at a cottage food workshop in Modesto, Calif. Credit: Joan Barnett Lee/ZUMA Press/Newscom</b>Shelli Eng …

Chefs and seed breeders collaborate to create flavorful new foods

The unfortunate reality about seeds is that most are not bred and selected for flavor. Rather, they are chosen specifically for the yield, uniformity …

The Germs That Love Diet Soda

There are lots of reasons to avoid processed foods. They’re often packed with sugar, fat and salt, and they tend to lack certain nutrients critical to health, like fiber. And now, new research suggests that some of the additives that extend the shelf life and improve the texture of these foods may …

Microbiology

5 Dinner Salad Recipes Better than Your Restaurant Favorites

Slotting salad night into my family's weekly meal plan did not come easy in my house. It was a slow-won battle, and the key was showing my husband …

Cooking

Capericious Egg Salad | Sigrun's Sustainable Kitchen

Yotam Ottolenghi’s noodle recipes

I’m often asked what my guilty food pleasure is, and my reply is usually: “I don’t mix guilt with pleasure.”But if pressed, I’ll come up with another answer: “Pot Noodles.” I know several chefs who are more than happy to pour boiling water into a plastic cup for their dinner, especially after many …

Recipes

Dark Chocolate Cake with Raspberry Buttercream and Chocolate Hazelnut Ganache | Sigrun's Sustainable Kitchen

Post ID: 565<p>Please follow and like us:<p>Author:<p>Filed Under: Sweet<p>en_US<p>article<p>Dark Chocolate cake with Raspberry buttercream and chocolate hazelnut …

A Pomegranate Seeding Technique You Have to Try to Believe

Yesterday, <i>Bon Appetit</i> shared a method for seeding pomegranates that they claimed was “the only good way” to go about it. The post on their site came accompanied by a story about a woman eating pre-seeded pomegranate on the subway and a pretty spectacular GIF of the method they touted. So what …

Beyond Meat's New Beyond Sausages Are Available in NYC

Sausage institution Schaller's Stube is offering New Yorkers their first taste of the 100 percent plant-based sausage.<p>Plant-based burger behemoth …

Salmon, Two Ways: One Epic, One Everyday

Recently, I have been spending time simplifying some old recipes.<p>“Not everyone has a couple of hours to spare in the kitchen on a school night,” my sister once said to me, voicing a familiar complaint about the time commitment demanded by some of my dishes.<p>“I know, I know,” I said, and offered my …

Recipes

Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte | Sigrun's Sustainable Kitchen

Sustainability

Balancing the Rewards & Frustrations of Farm-to-Table Restaurants

Farm-to-table restaurateurs face enormous challenges satisfying an increasingly demanding public who not only ask for fresh, nutritious, delicious, …

Christmas Stollen | Sigrun's Sustainable Kitchen

Sustainability