<![CDATA[The Organic Epicure - Blog]]>Tue, 31 Jan 2017 16:02:34 -0800Weebly<![CDATA[Burgeoning Effort to Restore Native Foods in an Unlikely Food Desert]]>Wed, 18 May 2016 21:53:36 GMThttp://theorganicepicure.com/blog/burgeoning-effort-to-restore-native-foods-in-an-unlikely-food-desertThis was my second story on a project of the Berkeley Food Institute, as well as for Civil Eats. ]]><![CDATA[A trio of stories about Joyce Goldstein]]>Wed, 18 May 2016 21:50:51 GMThttp://theorganicepicure.com/blog/a-trio-of-stories-about-joyce-goldsteinI have to admit it's hard writing three stories that are all different about the same person and same book for different publications. But I managed. The one for J. Weekly is probably the most comprehensive. The one for the Forward focuses on the food in the book, and how it came out. The one for the Mercury News is short and sweet. ]]><![CDATA[Oakland's Preserved Serves Up Everything for the DIY Set]]>Wed, 18 May 2016 21:47:02 GMThttp://theorganicepicure.com/blog/oaklands-preserved-serves-up-everything-for-the-diy-setA great new store moved into my 'hood on Bay Area Bites.]]><![CDATA[Educators Reflect on Experiences in Poland]]>Wed, 18 May 2016 21:45:50 GMThttp://theorganicepicure.com/blog/educators-reflect-on-experiences-in-polandI covered an afternoon seminar on what educators found in modern day Poland. ]]><![CDATA[A conversion precedes marriage]]>Wed, 18 May 2016 21:44:35 GMThttp://theorganicepicure.com/blog/a-conversion-precedes-marriageIn this one, even though the couple had no intention of this happening, the bride ended up converting, and bringing her groom closer to Judaism. A beautiful story.]]><![CDATA[Artistic Collaboration led to love]]>Wed, 18 May 2016 21:43:18 GMThttp://theorganicepicure.com/blog/artistic-collaboration-led-to-loveA great love story about Robert and Joy, two Oakland artists, in the SF Chronicle. ]]><![CDATA[The Making of "Falafel Nation"]]>Wed, 18 May 2016 21:41:56 GMThttp://theorganicepicure.com/blog/the-making-of-falafel-nationA q & a with Yael Raviv, author of this new book. In the Forward.]]><![CDATA[If you're one of those who always loses their keys....]]>Wed, 18 May 2016 21:39:51 GMThttp://theorganicepicure.com/blog/if-youre-one-of-those-who-always-loses-their-keysTalk to organization expert, Marilyn Paul. A q & a with her is in J. Weekly. ]]><![CDATA[Berkeley's Dang Foods Born of Toasted Coconuts]]>Wed, 18 May 2016 21:37:07 GMThttp://theorganicepicure.com/blog/berkeleys-dang-foods-born-of-toasted-coconutsDang coconut chips are highly addictive. They also seemed to have come out of nowhere and now are super-popular. After sampling them, I know why. Here's a bit about the company, on Berkeleyside's NOSH.]]><![CDATA[Paleo gone kosher?]]>Thu, 21 Apr 2016 16:54:15 GMThttp://theorganicepicure.com/blog/paleo-gone-kosherIn which I interview the author of a Paleo-kosher cookbook, for j. weekly. ]]>