The season of giving doesn’t really need a beginning or an end. Beautiful Korean pears make a refreshing and healthy gift. The first time I tried these sweet Asian pears, a friend had just picked them up from her local Korean market. Crisp and juicy! This week, we’re on the receiving end, and appreciate the […]
If I haven’t said enough good things about our frequent guest, Jane Manaster, let me sing praises here. Thank you, Jane, for all the good you share with The Cookery. Here’s another guest post about living and giving from Jane that places the focus on others less fortunate. Soup Preparation At a Sukkah party at […]
If you tossed a few canned goods into your local food pantry collection over the past few months, your donation has most likely already made its way on and off of food bank shelves. Our Pack 61 Cub Scouts are at it again this week . . . gathering food for one of our local Austin food banks. Need pick-up and delivery? […]
Want to help stamp out hunger? If you have a mailbox and a letter carrier, you can help. Letter carriers, in conjunction with the U.S. Postal Service, will collect non-perishable food items today, May 8, and deliver them to your local food pantries and food banks. Place food items at your mailbox, and your donations will soon be on […]
When almost all is well and The Cookery is up and running at full speed, we give gifts for the table at Christmas and all year through. This year, we’ve been on the receiving end of a variety of gifts of food. Thank you friends, family and neighbors, for your spirit and kindness.
It’s official . . . Pack 61 collected 1,175 pounds of food donations last weekend in the Scouting for Food drive ’round Austin for the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas. A few of the items collected didn’t score with the food bank wish list, though I hope occasional exceptions can be made with unusual donations […]
Our local Scouts will be Scouting for Food this weekend. If they dropped by your doorstep last weekend with one of these door tags, they’ll stop by Saturday morning, July 25th, to collect food donations for the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas. Discarded your door tag? You can still leave your donation of non-perishable food […]
Sticking around Austin this Memorial Day weekend? Eat out and help United Way. Mando Rayo, peacemaker over at Taco Journalism, is sharing the message. Check out the official word on how and where you can grab lunch and give back to the community. Table for four, please!
Food writers and food writers in the making: take a break from your recipes and browse Monica Bhide’s site. http://mbhide.typepad.com/my_weblog/ An established food writer and cookbook author who eats locally but cooks globally, Monica is challenging readers to pay it forward. She’ll be giving away a food writing class and a food writing phone consultation. So […]