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100-year-old olive trees at Lodestar Farms

Farm Water and Farm-Fresh Food

Here’s a question that keeps coming up as we continue our Real Food farm tour project – Why should consumers care about or get to know what happens at farms? Why do we need to know about our food and where it comes from? This question struck us when we came across a survey by the U.S. […]

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Spooky Rice Ghosts

After visiting Lundberg Family Farms this weekend, we’ve been inspired to cook with rice. And what better season than Halloween to try cooking with sushi rice, the ultimate shape-able, mold-able rice for making creepy creations? Sushi rice  has a very round, short grain and is very sticky when cooked, which means that you can make […]

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Arborio rice growing in the fields

Lundberg Rice Farm Visit

Rice: It’s one of the major food staples of the world. It’s one of the first foods most of of eat as babies. It’s ubiquitous in many varieties of ethnic cooking. And yet, most of us (well, at least we’re speaking for the Jolly Tomato here) don’t have any clue how it’s grown. So with […]

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Kitchen Sink Foods

Heading out on a long vacation? Moving? Or is it just time to clean out the refrigerator?  No matter what the reason, there are days when you need to use up the food in the fridge, and re-heating those leftovers just doesn’t sound appealing.  Can food be made just as appetizing – or even more so – the […]

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