I’m lucky enough to still correspond with my grandmother, Helen. She’s a dang, dear woman living in rural Iowa, making cookies and cakes for sale well into her 80’s. There’s so much to learn from her decade-tried culinary practices.
March 9, 2020 | by Hawnuh Lee
Each Scrap Supper menu is inspired by seasonal, local produce. Specifically seasonal compost-bound bins at the farmer’s market. Yes, sometimes we’ll get the odd eyebrow raise when we ask vendors if we can dig around in their bins but more often than not they’re happy to give out surplus stalks, leaves, and bruised items to someone who’ll love them.
December 31, 2018 | by Hawnuh Lee
We started a zero-waste pop-up dinner series this year y’all! Scrap Supper! If you had asked me a year ago if I ever thought I’d be putting on a 5 course, vegan, gluten-free, low sugar, and absolutely no trash event for 14 people I would have said, Yeah, that sounds like my kind of challenge, I love stress. That is to say I have always been up for the hard work that comes with creating change.
December 26, 2018 | by Hawnuh Lee
Hello friends! After receiving such positive feedback from our last dinner we’re happy to announce our next Scrap Supper pop-up, Winter Edition! It’s happening Tuesday, December 18th 2018 at Tendue in Portland, OR. If you happen to be in town or know a friend who might be interested you can buy tickets starting today right here….
December 4, 2018 | by Hawnuh Lee
I was inspired to call the series “Scrap Supper” to highlight unconventional ingredients used throughout the meal, to help capture our resourcefulness, and provide meaning to an often overlooked subject. This was more than just a meal, this was an occasion.
September 27, 2018 | by Hawnuh Lee
Closed Loop Cooking is a platform to explore sustainable food systems – your guide to a low waste / low impact kitchen. I’m excited to share plant-based recipes and tried-and-true tips to help reduce food waste and single use kitchen items. This is my imperfect documentation of tasting, trying, and talking with as many folks…
July 30, 2018 | by Hawnuh Lee