Real Food

Learn how to find fresh, seasonal and sustainable foods. Plus, healthy real food recipes.

Basil Jelly: A Great Use for All of That Basil

By Ed Hudson

Basil jelly is the perfect accompaniment for garlicky buttered bread, morning toast, mixed with cream cheese for a great cracker spread, or used as a riff on the 60s classic meatballs in jelly. For this recipe, I used half-pint jars, but most folks claimed they went through that in one sitting. Give away a jar of this with strawberry jam for the perfect Christmas gift combination.

USDA Reveals New Food Label Regulations

Center for Food Safety

The USDA has finally revealed the new national-level regulations for the food labels on genetically modified products.

Chocolate, Raspberry, and Seaweed Cake Recipe

Mix some seaweed into your dessert with this festive chocolate, raspberry, and seaweed cake recipe.

Sea Chowder with Shiitake Bacon Recipe

Give the famous New England clam chowder a vegan transformation with this sea chowder with shiitake bacon recipe.


Squash and Seaweed Pancake Recipe

Start your morning off with these thick, fluffy, and vegan-friendly squash and seaweed pancakes.

American Barbecue Seasonings

Spice up your summer cookouts with these recipes for flavoring meat.

Spring Greens

By Julia Miller, Five Feline Farm

Take an old-fashioned wilted spring green salad and turn it into a gourmet first course.

Spice It Up! How To Frugally Add Spice Blends to Your Pantry and Recipes

By Tess Pennington

Starting an herb garden and making your own spice blends is a frugal way to get a lot of spices at once to add to your food pantry.

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