Elsewheres is my link page.  These sites provide me with inspiration, challenging notions, and the reminder that there are people elsewhere who are both surprisingly similar and delightfully different from me.


The Nourishing Gourmet has a knack for writing simple recipes that use traditional ingredients. If you are new to cooking with things like rapadura sugar or coconut milk, trust this blog to kindly guide you on your way.

At  The Nourished Kitchen you will find great recipes, including almost lost techniques such as rendering lard and making buttermilk from scratch.

Food Renegade is a resource not only for recipes but also for food related news.

Edible Aria will leave you open-mouthed at the beauty of the food he makes.

Sourdough Home is the place to start if you want to start making your own sourdough.

Weston A. Price Foundation website has a lot (and I mean a lot) of information on traditional nutrition. Be ready to loose an afternoon here.

Slow Food is the opposite of fast food. Here you will find information on heritage and heirloom foods, upcoming events, and ways to get politically involved in the fight for good, clean, and fair food.

Slow Food Columbia is the blog of the Columbia chapter of Slow Food.

Al fresco:

Seed Savers Exchange is an online seed catalog that specializes in heirloom vegetables and empowering gardeners to save their seeds.

Backyard Chickens is a website devoted to raising your own chickens. They have information on everything from coop designs to breed selection.

Round River Farms is the CSA (community supported agriculture) I interned at last summer. If you live in the Columbia area, check them out!

Local Harvest exists to connect people to local food. Type in you zip code and find all the farms, markets, and shops that sell local food in you area.


PostSecret is a community art project. Individuals send in post cards they’ve created revealing a secret.  The best of these cards are uploaded to the blog.  It’s updated every Sunday.

TED Talks is a recurring conference that brings together smart people from all disciplines. The website is full of interesting talks on subjects from molecular biology, to the meaning of metaphor, to social mercy, to interpretive dance. There is something here for everyone.

Arts and Letters Daily is a daily digest of humanities-type articles. Think of the best, most stimulating dinner conversation you’ve ever had. Whether the food had been cleared by waiters or the paper plates were littering the ground, you were still absorbed in conversation. That’s what this site is like.

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