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Linda Watson

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Born
in near Detroit, Michigan, The United States
March 29, 1956

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Linda Watson is a food evangelist who lives in Raleigh, North Carolina, a veritable hotbed of sustainable agriculture with a rich ethnic mix. She started the Cook for Good project after being inspired by the national Food Stamp Challenge: living on a dollar a meal per person for a week. Her three-week experiment became a lifestyle, the website CookforGood.com, the book Wildly Affordable Organic, and now the Wildly Good Cook videos and teachers' training program.

Her ears perked up when she heard that Fifty Shades of Grey had outsold Harry Potter. Why not write a funny book that combines romance and recipes? The result is her new book Fifty Weeks of Green. It celebrates sustainability and the fiery potential of women old enough to have hot fl
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Roasted okra rocks. The complex, artichoke-like flavor shines through, enhanced by umami from the browning. The slipperiness (or sliminess) dials back to a mere sense of comfort and ease. Small shishito peppers roast at the same rate. They are one of the gambling peppers, with nine out of ten being mild but the tenth one with a mid-level of heat. This combination makes a great side dish or appe...

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Average rating: 3.68 · 253 ratings · 49 reviews · 13 distinct works · Similar authors
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Vogue on Vivienne Westwood

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