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Wave of the future?

While doing the previous post I saw more articles, in search at the New Yorker, and stumbled on this¬†article¬†that tweaked my interest – What a “vertical” farm and in Wyoming (Jackson, of course, where the rich are). While I’m all … Continue reading

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Excellent article: bread and gluten

This is a really good article, Against the Grain, in The New Yorker, by Michael Specter, especially as his book Denialism: How Irrational Thinking Hinders Scientific Progress, Harms the Planet, and Threatens Our Lives is one of my favorites; big … Continue reading

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Don’t eat chemicals!

I haven’t ridiculed popular nutrition/diet sources for a while so I guess it’s time. I’ll start with this one, as usual from one of the worst sources of woo, HuffPo’s Healthy Living section (why do I keep reading HuffPo, not … Continue reading

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Some food quotes and a couple of comments

I saw this long list of 111 quotes about food (lists on the Net are just ways to get ad clicks so I usually avoid them but I couldn’t resist these) and so I thought I’d offer a few of … Continue reading

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I ate the best burger in the U.S.

I often take a look at lists of “Best xxx” just for fun so naturally I looked at this list, even if it is a somewhat dubious source. Now the U.S. is a big place so top 10 anythings are … Continue reading

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Back to Bread: Not bad for first try

Despite my lifelong klutziness with braiding I’ve always wanted to try challah, even if I only do the simplest three-strand version. So I grabbed my trusty Peter Reinhart Artisan Breads Every Day and off to the races. Here’s my result. … Continue reading

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Two words I’d like to see disappear

I’m sure you’ve seen the effect (assuming you’ve been on the planet for very long) that certain words pop up in common usage and then get very popular and then turn into something that sounds like fingernails-on-the-blackboard due to overuse. … Continue reading

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