Spent some time this weekend with Cole Ward's new video series The Gourmet Butcher... from Farm to Table, and learned a lot about the process of taking a quarter of beef, a hog carcass, etc., and … more
Better Life is a small, young company operating out of a St. Louis South City neighborhood (in fact, my own neighborhood), but they're doing a hell of job making products that rival the 800-lb gorillas … more
Once again, the original credit for this find goes to our writer ziggy, who reviewed this video at our blog. Like him, I found this pretty tame, especially coming from an investigative reporter. No questions … more
Scared to eat canned tuna? I started thinking about the topic again after we published a guest post on tactics for choosing low-mercury, wildlife-friendly tuna this week, and came across the Environmental … more
posted a Quick Tip about Composting.
February 24, 2011
Thinking about your Spring garden yet? I am... and one practice I plan to experiment with this year is companion planting. That is, I'll be thinking about how some plants benefit the growth/survival … more
posted a Quick Tip about Cat Litter.
February 11, 2011
Traditional cat litters are made from clay, which has a couple of problems: it's generally strip-mined, and the dust can irritate you cat's respiratory system. I've found that alternatives made from pine … more