Perhaps we were naive, but when we launched foodsharingnetwork.com a year ago, we had no idea how much fun it would be or how many people would visit the site.
Kathy was recently approached by a woman at the Shop-Rite in Lyndhurst, NJ who said, “You would be surprised to know how many people in Lyndhurst do not have enough to eat. Hunger is pervasive in America. Food Sharing Network shares resources for Lyndhurst’s hungriest residents.
Are you as good a cook as a seventh-grader? That’s how old Food Sharing Network’s Kathy Mathieu was when she made her first apple pie.
Are you one of those people looking for that last minute addition to the Thanksgiving menu? You can easily pick up the ingredients for this dessert in most supermarkets, and I have never seen a drop of it go to waste. Without further ado, we reprise Food Sharing Network’s Ice Cream Sundae Pie recipe. You can make it with regular or gluten-free Rice Krispies.
When Food Sharing Network guest contributor Helena Dinis asked if we’d like a recipe for an easy-to-make cheese log, I jumped at the chance. Not only is it yummy and easy to make, it’s prepared ahead – an excellent choice all-around for holiday parties and other gatherings. Helena trialed it at her end-of-summer barbecue. Like all good cooks, she always has something good to serve up her sleeve.
Social justice and the plight of the poor have been front and center this week. Many people, Catholics and non-Catholics alike, have been inspired by the Pope’s words. Are you looking for an opportunity to share what you have with those who have less? Take a look at Neighbors Together, an organization committed to ending hunger and poverty in Ocean Hill, Brownsville and Bedford-Stuyvesant, three of the lowest-income areas in New York City.