The Rise of Plant-Based Eggs

In the world of plant-based alternatives, eggs have met their match. Mung bean (the pea-colored legume) proves to be a viable substitute for hatched eggs—in color, texture and flavor—and the growth of Silicon Valley-based JUST Foods is evidence of that. According to new research, the brand’s liquid egg alternative, JUST Egg, barely trails real eggs in weekly sales. And Kroger, a national chain of grocers …

Kokoro Care Packages Offer Japanese Rarities and Essentials

Available four or 12 times a year, these boxes include ingredients unique, hard to find and high-quality

Unlike many other subscription boxes that try to embody a culture, Kokoro Care Packages works directly with hyper-local purveyors to create selections that are full of delicious, surprising (even after months-long retention) and inherently true to Japanese cuisine snacks and ingredients. Oftentimes the items included are limited in quantity or difficult to find. Subscribers have the option of signing up for the Nourish Essentials package …

Gift Guide: More Eco-Friendly Kitchen Products

Upgrades for your kitchen that are functional, design-forward and kinder to the environment

While it’s crucial to shift much of the onus from consumers to big brands and the government regarding sustainability, we can all do better. (For example, while the US is only recycling some 9% of plastics, we can also try to use less.) And the kitchen—whether at home or work—is one space where we can reduce waste while also using more eco-friendly products. From reusable …