Just Food For Thought

Friday, August 28, 2015

A friend introduced Sia Pickett to Just Food’s Community Chef training program in 2011, and she’s been inspiring Brooklyn farmers’ market shoppers with healthy--and delicious--cooking demos ever since.

Raised in Milwaukee, Sia grew up visiting her...

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Monday, July 8, 2013

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Just Food’s Community Food Education program has a wealth of resources for New Yorkers looking for inspiration to create simple, healthy--and of course--delicious seasonal meals. Join us for our monthly cooking series at Whole Foods, or check out a Community Chef...

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Monday, February 4, 2013

Spicy Moroccan Carrot Salad

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds carrots
  • 1/3 cup olive oil, plus extra to finish
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 serrano chile, finely chopped (and seeded, if you want less heat)
  • 1 green onion, finely chopped
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4...
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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Bright orange carrots, vibrant greens and fresh fish sit just feet from the bustling intersection of Marion St. and Malcolm X Blvd in the Bed-Stuy neighborhood of Brooklyn. Tables overflow with fresh fruit, homemade pies, green beans and ears of corn so sweet you can eat them raw. 
 
For the Reverends Robert and DeVanie Jackson of the Brooklyn...
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Monday, July 9, 2012

The summer season is officially in full swing, and Just Food’s Community Food Education program has a wealth of resources for New Yorkers looking for inspiration to create simple, healthy--and of course--delicious seasonal meals. Join us for our monthly cooking series at Whole Foods, or check out a Community Chef in action at one of...

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Monday, January 9, 2012
Ingredients
  • 1 onion, peeled and sliced in thin crescents
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil or other fat (pastured chick or duck fat)
  • ¼ head red or green cabbage, shredded
  • 2 or 3 kale leaves, thinly sliced
  • 1 green apple, cut in matchsticks
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • ½ cup water or organic chicken stock
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