[dropcap size=small]A[/dropcap]s the title suggests, you would be hard pressed to find a food more quintessentially Spanish than the tortilla de patatas or literally, “potato omelette.” It is a sublime snack, sandwich stuffer, or stand-alone supper, due to its simplicity and sabor. (Alright, no more alliteration, I swear!) Some even call it the “tortilla española,” …

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[dropcap size=small]W[/dropcap]hen I was living in Sheffield, England doing my masters in archaeology, my boyfriend and I signed up for an organic veggie co-op. We had heard the horror stories about trying to find good vegetables in England in the wintertime and didn’t want to eat potatoes and turnips for five months. This co-op we …

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[dropcap]T[/dropcap]his quinoa dip was created in a daring effort to avoid going to the grocery store. I had a bag of tortilla chips that needed to be eaten, and we all know the best way to eat chips is with a scrumptious dip. What could possibly taste better than a healthy, delicious appetizer made from …

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[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hat’s more classy than a Manhattan? Drinking a Manhattan in the wilderness. (And one made with beer, to boot.) Mix and dehydrate your whiskey ahead of time so you won’t have to carry its liquid weight (explained below, don’t worry).You know those little Starbucks instant coffee packets? It’s the same idea here. Use a well-sealed …

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[dropcap]A[/dropcap]s a Texas native living in California, I frequently miss good, old Texas comfort food. However, as a vegan, the meat and cheese laden dishes most Texans turn to no longer fit into my plant-based diet! I sometimes find myself craving those hot, creamy, cheesy, southwestern dishes that I grew up eating. This Vegan King …

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[dropcap]P[/dropcap]owdered coconut cream will change your backpacking food world. It’s physically light, but packs a punch of flavor. Adding sumac to this soup’s spice profile brightens dark winter nights in camp and fresh basil reminds you of the spring that’s coming (yes, snowed-in East Coast, spring’s coming (eventually)). Hunker down with a hot bowl of …

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[dropcap]W[/dropcap]e see you squirming in your chair through the Internetscreen. The Green Smoothie can be a little intimidating. But here you are! You clicked on the link, and that’s the first step. You’ve shown interest. That’s enough: you’re practically a convert. We’re going to take a lot of small steps here, and all of a …

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[dropcap]F[/dropcap]ood can transport you to other places. Every time I think of Bananas Foster I’m brought back to our ramshackle little house in the middle of the rainforest in Belize. The jungle sounds are loud, but the rain is louder. As a group of archaeologists surveying the area for new sites, we had big appetites …

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[dropcap]H[/dropcap]appy New Year, friends! One of my 2014 resolutions is to eat well. I’m not talking about eating kale three times a day (well, maybe I am, but only because kale is the bomb dot com); I’m talking about eating flavorful, nourishing food made with ingredients that taste good. Butter is one of those foods. On …

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Or How-to: Celebrate New Year’s Eve Wyoming-Style No New Year’s Eve celebration in Wyoming is complete without a bonfire out in the snow.  How do you have a bonfire in -30 degree weather? First, dig out a fairly large flat space in the snow. Next, pile dozens of pallets of wood (obtained from businesses around …

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