The Local Care team at First Presbyterian Church of Allentown is hard at work this week renovating part of the basement at Zion EC Church on the south side into a neighborhood food bank. One of the coolest things about this project from my perspective is that Zion EC is only a few feet away … Continue reading
Not sure when Kashi launched their new page/PR campaign to quell the backlash over their use of a bunch of crap they say they don’t use, but if you Google “kashi” the first thing that comes up in the sponsored results in a link to this page: Really, guys, they mean it this time. Related … Continue reading
I love avocados. They’re a savory, wonderful fruit great in soup, dip, or as an edible base for delicious mango salsa. But did you know that specifically, avocados are berries? Wait, what? Exactly. And I think I just got a new angle for the next video blog series.
Yes, yes. That sounds alarmist. But given that we’ve been talking about the food supply today, and about the paper thin difference between a war between regime change in Iraq and regime change in Iran, I thought I should share this startling graphic. If it’s true, I’m pretty sure it doesn’t matter who you vote … Continue reading
Last night I watched an episode of Life After People called “The Last Supper.” It showed what some scientists think will happen to the food supply after the human race ceases to inhabit the planet. A statistic I found surprising: there are 100,000 grocery stores in the world. You may know that I’ve been addressing … Continue reading
Friends, I did not make it to Egypt Star yesterday, but I did succeed in my primary goal, which was to enjoy a genuine Lehigh Valley Fastnacht (plain) at Mary Ann Donut Kitchen. Like most people in Allentown, I love Mary Ann Donuts. They are the best and most authentic of all Allentown pastries. As … Continue reading
Maybe you call it Fat Tuesday or Shrove Tuesday or Mardi Gras. In these parts, friend, it’s Fastnacht Day. My pledge to you, dear reader, is that I will not repeat last year’s poor showing. Not only will I enjoy fastnachts (yes, plural) today, but I will be enjoying them from Mary Ann Donut Kitchen. … Continue reading