An Experiment in Back Yard Sustainability

Peak Moment 51: Tour Scott McGuire’s “White Sage Gardens” in the back yard of his rental home — a demonstration site for suburban sustainability. He ponders, “How might a household produce and preserve a significant portion of its own food supply?” Composting, a water-conserving greenhouse, and seed-saving are all facets of this beautiful work in progress.

How to make kimchi

How to make kimchi using western type cabbage and not using Chinese cabbage.
RECIPE:
Main Ingredients
1/2 a cabbage, 150g small green onion, 1/2 cup sea salt, a bit of water

Seasoning
1/2 cup powdered red pepper, 3 tablespoons water, 5 tablespoons minced garlic, 3 tablespoons minced ginger, 1/2 cup fish sauce, 1 teaspoon salt, 2 tablespoons sugar, 1 tablespoon flour, and 1 cup water

Cooking procedures
1. Cut and discard the head of the cabbage and chop the remainder into edible sizes. Sprinkle with salt and water and let it sit for 1~2 hours.
2. Mix the flour with water and stir it over heat until the mixture thickens. Let it cool.
3. Chop the small green onions into 4~5cm pieces.
4. Mix the seasoning ingredients.
5. Run the cabbage under cold water. Dry the cabbage of all moisture and mix it with the seasoning.
6. Mix the small green onions withthe seasoned cabbage. Combine leftover seasoning from the bowl with water and pour it over the kimchi.
7. If you’re cooking this in the summer, ferment it for 10 hours. If it’s winter, ferment it for 2 days and keep it in a refrigerator.

Press conference on risks involved in GMO maize MON863

Press conference by Greenpeace and CRIIGEN in Berlin on March 13, 2007 on the risks involved in the feeding of GMO maize MON863 of Monsanto. Rats who were fed the maize developed problems in their livers and kidneys and became ill. Nevertheless the maize is considered safe for humans by European authorities.

CBC – Global Warming Doomsday Called Off

A very informative documentary about the real cause of global warming. It clearly discuss about the fact that CO2 is not cause of global warming. Take a look also at the Great Global Warming Swindle and Green House Conspiracy in google video. This documentary discusses many topics that are not covered in the Swindle such as the hockey stick graph, from the viewpoint of Willie Soon and Sallie Baliunas.You need to have flashplayer enabled to watch this Google video