Lentil-Black Barley Burgers with Chipotle-Lime Mayonnaise

Serves 6 This supremely tasty veggie burger gets an awesome hit of ‘meaty’ umami flavor from red miso, chipotle peppers, charred onion and more. Black barley is an heirloom grain that offers rich, nutty notes and a great toothsome texture, though

Kohlrabi & Cabbage Slaw

10 oz red onion, thinly sliced, pole to pole Juice of 3 limes ½ tsp sea salt 10 oz savoy cabbage, sliced thinly 8 oz peeled carrots, grated 10 oz kohlrabi, grated, then squeezed dry in a clean kitchen towel 1/2 cup thinly sliced

Put-Up Tomatoes

There was a time when canning tomatoes was as common as making eggs for breakfast. When we were a more agrarian society, no one thought of buying cans of tomatoes during winter months. Instead, they grabbed a jar or two from the cellar and rejoiced

GQ: The Condiments Our Favorite Chefs Can’t Live Without

Michel cracks black pepper onto everything, including strawberries. Full piece here. Illustration by Liza Corsillo.

Lucky Peach: Talking Food Activism with Michel Nischan

Lucky Peach interviews Michel on everything from Wholesome Wave's produce prescription programs to changing federal policies that impact food. Read the full piece here. photo credit Tom Hopkins

GQ: Our Favorite Chefs Are Calling Bullshit on These Foodie Trends

"Please make truffle oil go away." Michel blasts the bottle, via GQ Magazine. Read the full article here.

Specialty Food News: Chefs Who Are Starting a Revolution

A great piece from Specialty Food News, covering chefs who make great food--and make a difference. Michel was profiled alongside Amanda Cohen, David Chang & other super stars. Read the full article here.

Ode to Jacques Pépin

By: Michel Nischan Jacques Pépin was my mentor long before we ever met. When I was 19, working in kitchens in Illinois in the late 1970s was a challenge for me. I had learned how to cook from my mother, and from working my grandfather’s farm. I

Us Weekly: Willie’s Dinner Party

Us Weekly highlighted Wholesome Wave's night with the red-headed stranger, sharing a great photo of Michel and Willie. Check it out here.

Modern Farmer: Great Luck: Willie Nelson Hosts Chefs’ Pot Luck for Charity

Modern Farmer, in attendance at Wholesome Wave's March fundraiser on Willie Nelson's private ranch, covered the party and the great work it supports. Read their coverage here.