How do you drink wine? As Lauren Bacall might put it, you just pucker up your lips and sip -- right? After all, meaningful, authentic, even enviable wine experiences have been had by millions-and especially millions of peasants involved in harvesting grapes -- who did no more than that.
Schmaltz can be made with any amount of skin and fat. The butcher or farmer you buy your chicken from will often save skin and fat for you on request. If you like to make chicken soup, save all the skin and fat before you put the bird in the pot.
Americans have not yet embraced the concept of session drinking, or purposely selecting lower alcohol products in order to sustain a lengthier drinking session. Most people have just generally viewed alcohol as a means to a socially lubricating end.
Will Allen, creator of Growing Power Inc. and author of The Good Food Revolution: Growing Healthy Food, People and Communities, feeds 10,000 people a year from a three-acre farm in the poorest part of Milwaukee.