July 31, 2014

Is the Global Kale Shortage a Real Crisis? Maybe.

Kale Shortage

Both Salon.com and Modern Farmer recently ran pieces addressing rampant rumors that some parts of the world are facing local shortages of kale. Basically, adding fuel to the fire, major seed producers are now making public statements that they are running out of stock for most varieties of the suddenly buzz-worthy superfood. But is all the hubbub really warranted? Read the rest of this entry »

August 15, 2013

How To Quickly and Easily Dry Your Own Herbs

The product of way too much time on my hands one Sunday afternoon left me pondering the various spices and oils populating my mother’s cupboard. I saw rows and rows of dried herbs and spices. I was reminded of a family friend’s herb garden and wondered how I would go about drying my own herbs. Here’s how I did it. Read the rest of this entry »

July 23, 2013

Welcome to Morgan Makes


I’m terrible at cooking. Like, really, really awful. I once almost burned the house down trying to make macaroni and cheese, and that was just while using the microwave. I also can’t spread mustard on bread without getting it all over myself. These are just two simple statistics—among many—that prove I am highly challenged in the kitchen.

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July 15, 2013

I Made 15 Minute Berry Goat Cheese Tarts!


I’m a huge fan of  all things cheesecake, so I wanted to try to come up with a dessert that tasted as good but didn’t take all night to bake. Ta-da! I think I’m on to something with these simple berry goat cheese tarts.  Read the rest of this entry »

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