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Local producer at The Brinery

It was in the fall of 2010, while David Klingenberger was working on organic Tantre Farm in Chelsea, Mich., that he began a journey into fermentation that has culminated with his serving as Chief Fermenting Officer at The Brinery in Ann Arbor. That particular autumn, Tantre’s fertile fields yielded David and his fellow farmhands with an exceptionally large bumper crop of cabbage. Inspired by both his passion for eating locally year-round and his German lineage, David decided to preserve the cabbage, creating his delicious, wild-fermented sauerkraut that so many foodies, including President Barack Obama, enjoy today. Located in Ann Arbor’s Washtenaw Food Hub, The Brinery produces an array of delightfully complex krauts, pickles, kimchi, and other fermented goodies, constantly adding […]

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10 Ways to Make Extra Produce Disappear

Do you stress when you’ve got extra fruits & vegetables in your kitchen without a plan to use them? Stop stressing & start eating better with these 10 fun, delicious ways to make brilliant use of all that organic goodness. 1. Bake veggies & fruits into healthy chips. Simply slice produce with a sharp knife or mandoline & bake them into perfect snacks. Discover how to make Garam Masala Eggplant Chips, Baked Zucchini Chips with Parmesan, Cinnamon Carrot Chips & more on Pinterest. 2. Freeze your own smoothie packs. Browning bananas? Peel & chop ripe fruits & veggies, bag ‘em & stick it in the freezer for your next smoothie. Combine chopped greens with a cup or more of produce. […]

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5 Easy Ways to Put Extra Produce to Great Use!

5 ways to put extra produce to great use

Got extra produce? You’ve got a healthy, budget-friendly meal in the making! Use these 5 simple recipe “equations” to add together whatever you have on hand. We guarantee the edible “sum” will be even tastier than its produce parts! You can make produce-packed soups, quesadillas, meatloaf, quiches and casseroles too! There are an endless amount of cool concoctions you can make with your leftover produce, so be bold and don’t be afraid to mix it (all) up.

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7 Ways to Stay Warm This Winter

When the weather outside is frightful—and germs are making the rounds at school and in the office—one of the most enduring pleasures is hunkering down and getting cozy at home. We’ve gathered some ideas we hope will inspire more warmth in your life—and your family’s bellies—during the most wintery months. Check out our Winter Warmers recipe roundup, and read on for more inspiration to raise the temperature! 1. Go savory to satisfy on cold mornings. Eating refined carbs at breakfast, especially those with added sugar like cereal or muffins, causes metabolic swings that can last all day. Oatmeal’s complex carbs are a better foundation, especially if you ditch the usual sweet toppings for savory ones, like an over-easy egg and […]

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How to Take Food Photos Like a Pro

Are you so passionate about Good Food that you often grab your smartphone to capture (and share) your yummiest, healthiest creations? Show us your Good Food selfies by entering our Eat Better Challenge photo contest on Facebook by January 25, 2015—and we’ll give you $5 to spend at the Shop. (You can also enter by posting to Instagram & Twitter with #eatbetter15.) It’s that easy! To learn how to create even more drool-worthy images, check out these 9 tips from pro photographers. 1. Shut off your flash. Always turn off your smartphone’s automatic flash. “Nothing mucks up a pretty picture more than a hard blast of light,”says Brad Haynes, who shoots gorgeous food shots for Door to Door Organics. “Your phone’s automatic white balance tries to make what it […]

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15 Ways to Eat Better in 2015

Door to Door Organics wants to make it fun & easy to keep your resolution to eat well in 2015, so we created an inspiring list of tips to kick off a healthy new year.

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Plan Your Thanksgiving Feast: You Might Win It for Free!

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Whatever you like to cook to celebrate “Turkey Day,” the best part is sharing Good Food, good times, and hopefully plenty of good laughs with family and friends. If you’re planning to host a big crowd, or even an intimate gathering, the prep and planning can sometimes feel a wee bit overwhelming. We’re here to help, with more than 100 chef-curated recipes to inspire you. Wait, there’s more! To give thanks to YOU and all our awesome customers, we’re giving 1 lucky Good Food lover all the fixin’s for their perfect Thanksgiving meal for FREE (up to a $150 retail value)! How to Enter: Browse the Thanksgiving Recipe Collections for dozens of recipe ideas, from the traditional to the more adventurous and […]

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