Summer 2016

Last Updated July 28, 2016
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SUMMER 2016: Cover story by Sarah Henry, cover photo by Alanna Hale.

Food is simply too good to waste. Even the most sustainably farmed food does us no good if the food never gets eaten.
–Dana Gunders, staff scientist at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

Wasted in San Francisco

dining in a dumpster
Anti-waste warriors want YOU to stop tossing food. (Don't sweat it, it's easier than you think.)

Food Waste Resources

dana gunders food waste
Food Waste Prevention Tips Plan ahead. Use a grocery list to limit impulse buys. Buy less, and buy more often. Factor in no-cook...

Food Saving Kitchen Tips for Home Cooks

food waste apple cores
  Give eggs a chance. They can last three to five weeks in the refrigerator regardless of the expiration date. Try this quick test:...

Radish Leaf Salad with Corn, Tomatoes & Salted Cucumbers

root to stalk cooking
For readers who want to repurpose the roots and stems of vegetables that typically get tossed in a household, we suggest Tara Duggan'...

The Signal Things of San Francisco: The Green Salad

picking lettuce in fields
I watched you pour in some oil and vinegar, and whisk, taste, whisk some more, taste, whisk. I thought, ‘Wow, this is one helluva...

What to Drink Now: Sequoia Sake

jake myrick sequoia sake
REBOOT IN A BOTTLE: High tech meets low tech at Sequoia Sake. All of the Sequoia Sakes have one distinct feature: movement. A light effervescence that I mistook for carbonation before Myrick reminded...

Royal Party Cake

royal party cake by nichole accettola
Its posh name, Royal Party Cake, belies its rather simple ingredients. It’s neither a classic layer cake nor a pavlova, but a fusion of the two.

Summer Garden Salad with Farro

summer salad
DESTINATION: MEXICO. As most epic love stories begin . . . it was college spring break. Mexico. Circa mid-1990s. Playa del Carmen was...

10 Things to Eat Right Now: Summer 2016

10 Things to Eat Right Now
Jessica Battliana digs into a Shakedown Ice Cream strawberry shortcake shake to kick off this summer's list of 10 Things to Eat Now.
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