Vegetable By-Products Turned Into Waffles and Syrup

Food designer Chloé Rutzerveld’s proposed a new way to confront our global vegetable waste problem (where by-products are tossed rather than used). No, it’s not a soup. Rutzerveld has developed a recipe for sweet waffles derived from carrot, beetroot, or celeriac. She’s also created a syrup from the juices of those vegetables—through a water reduction process. Thus, these are entirely plant-based waffles (vegan and additive …

Four New Cook Books for Fall

From the non-traditional to vegetarian and scientific, these recipes will entice home chefs

While it’s—for better or worse—known for pumpkin spiced everything, fall is also when some of our favorite ingredients come back in season and the weather cools down enough for us to consider using our ovens again. With that in mind, we have chosen four new cook books that we’re testing out. From health-focused recipes to mostly vegetarian to science-based formulas, the selection is diverse, but …

SproutsIO Hybrid Hydroculture Technology

A soil-free countertop personal farming system that even a novice indoor gardner can master

The best way to be close to your food is to grow it yourself, though many people can’t keep houseplants or herb gardens alive in the best of times. With SproutsIO, funding now on Kickstarter after extensive product-testing, a self-moderating hybrid hydroculture technology now helps you grow food on your kitchen counter. This is a personal produce system, entirely soil-free, controlled by an app that …