Making Homemade Pizza (Pizza Dough Recipe)

A slice of pizza has a water footprint of 40 gallons of fresh water. Add meat and the water footprint sky rockets. Ten women and two children gathered around my kitchen table and mixed, kneaded and rolled pizza dough AND learned why the ingredients to their pizza matter to water systems locally and around the … Continue reading Making Homemade Pizza (Pizza Dough Recipe)

Oxnard woman says water reduction is on the menu (original article printed in the VC Star)

By Hannah Guzik Photo by David Yamamoto Special to The Star Original post March 7, 2012 at 5:48 p.m., updated March 7, 2012 at 6:22 p.m. Florencia Ramirez is on the "eat less water" diet. From her kitchen in Oxnard's historic district, she serves meals made with ingredients grown on "dry farms," or with limited … Continue reading Oxnard woman says water reduction is on the menu (original article printed in the VC Star)

Turkey Sandwich and Water (Whole Wheat Bread Recipe)

Five days a week for the last 15 years, my husband has packed a turkey sandwich for lunch. Since I work from home, I have assumed the responsibility of the turkey sandwich. I admired the sandwich I managed to make this morning despite my fatigue (on account of a mockingbird that began its elaborate song … Continue reading Turkey Sandwich and Water (Whole Wheat Bread Recipe)