Fueling up On Breakfast

    For so many of us, breakfast is the great American meal. For generations, it set us up for a long day's work in the fields, factories, and mines, and for a lot of us, this has not changed. We still look to breakfast to sustain

The Missing Ingredient

    I watched my children grow up at the same time as I observed the evolution of my own understanding of our agricultural heritage. At the time, I was driving the cuisine of my two restaurants, Heartbeat Restaurant in NYC and

The Sustainable Pantry

  Most of today’s home cooks aren’t aware of the benefits of setting aside a block of time – perhaps 2 or 3 hours on a weekend afternoon – to cook ahead and make it easier to prepare quick meals for the coming week. Not only can this be enjoyable

Fish and Seafood

      Cooks love fish and seafood--there is hardly a living chef who does not dream up dish after dish that relies on fish. I am no different. The light, fresh flavor of many fish and the succulent richness of shellfish

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

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

USDA & DoD Release “Guide for Farmers Markets on Military Installations”

Today Wholesome Wave is very proud to celebrate the release of the “Guide for Farmers Markets on Military Installations,” which we created in collaboration with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of Defense (DoD).

Take the First Step to Sustainability

Wholesome You whole•someadjˈhōl-səm 1: promoting health or well-being of mind or spirit 2: promoting health of body 3: sound in body &mind 4: having the simple health We constantly have to weigh our decisions and determine if they support

Breaking the Bottled Water Habit

Wholesome Shopping whole•someadjˈhōl-səm 1: promoting health or well-being of mind or spirit 2: promoting health of body 3: sound in body &mind 4:having the simple health If there is one behavior you change, let it be breaking the bottled