This is a really long read by Michael Hobbes, and there are many quotes I could pull in the hopes that you'll read it. I'm going with this one, because the issue with our food supply is, in my opinion, the biggest public health crisis we talk the least about: "Since 1980, the obesity rate … Continue reading Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong – The Huffington Post
I'm going to be honest. I've never, in my life, done the Feast of the Seven Fishes. I know my dad's family did when he was growing up, but it's one tradition that the Boomers in my family seem not to have kept up with. Another confession: I stopped eating fish all together a few … Continue reading Confession: I Don’t Do the Seven Fishes
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 Oh, Kashi, Only 8 People Believe You
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 Everyone In the Government Works For or Has Worked For Monsanto
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 Fastnacht Day: Success!
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 Happy Fastnacht Day!