Posts By: Kristen Ponger

Alive Inside

Music to Remember *Originally Aired on 3/14/16. Chosen as “Best of 2016”

DIY Fresh Fruit Rum Infusion

  By Gavin Bieber, Batiste Rhum We made a delicious fresh fruit infusion in honor of our friend Helge Hellberg, the host of An Organic Conversation and former Executive Director of Marin Organic, who interviewed Tristan Mermin, the founder of Batiste Rhum, on the topic of sustainable rum production. All the fresh fruit was purchased at the farmers… Read more »

Sweet Potatoes and Yams are Two Different Vegetables

By Susan Simitz, Earl’s Organic Produce The holidays are here and sweet potatoes are one of the most popular vegetables on the menu. Sweet potatoes are commonly seen labeled as yams, when in reality they are most likely sweet potatoes. Many years ago the U.S. government decided to label sweet potatoes by their color to make… Read more »

Fresh Green Bean Casserole

  a whole foods recipe that recreates flavors of a holiday table staple As heard on Table Talk: Favorite Recipes for the Winter Season – min. 12:45 Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 lg leek, sliced in half moons 6 oz fresh mushrooms, thinly sliced (cremini, shiitake, chanterelle, or a mix) ½ teaspoon chopped fresh thyme… Read more »

Food Movement Ideals in the World of Spirits

By Gavin Bieber, Batiste Rhum The History of the Americas and the Industrial Revolution are tightly linked to the rise of sugar cane growing and the many products created from this South Asian native grass. The story of Western colonization and industrialization has rum at its center, where the trade triangle between Europe, Africa and… Read more »