In keeping with my understanding of food availability, I can't help but wonder if the fresh stuff is, actually... well, fresh.
On coffee, it's potential benefits, its usefulness in exercise, and how to enjoy it responsibly (if you choose.)
Back in high school, my Mother was like the Iron Chef of the South... migrated way up north to the mid-west. She was always cooking. Baked ribs, fried pork chops and applesauce, fried chicken, steaks, roast beef, corned beef, cornish hen, polish boys.. It was seriously meat overload. As a junior in high school, out [...]
I've been wanting to write about this for a while, now, but you know how sometimes... you just don't know where to begin? Something is so screwed up from all sides, that there's no possible way to make sense of it from it's head or it's heels? Yeah, that's kind of this processed food thing. [...]
"...the fact that the Cheeto could be hailed as anything other than "a damn shame" kind of hurts my soul. Just a little."
"Pepsi Co., facing a lawsuit from a man who claims to have found a mouse in his Mountain Dew can, has an especially creative, if disgusting, defense.."
This time? Illegal fungicides.
I know you've seen it. You hit the frozen foods section at the grocery store, and you pass the waffles. You're thinking "Man, I could eat these for a quick breakfast in the morning." You skim the freezer, and it catches your eye. "Blueberry Waffles -- Made With REAL BLUEBERRIES!" I don't know about you, [...]
I really, really, reeeeeally wanted to write about Jamie Oliver's new show "Food Revolution," but something much more compelling came across my desk. Thanks to Ink for sending it over. We're all familiar with my disdain for high fructose corn syrup, right? I mean, the stuff's pretty awful. If you'd like a not-so-quick rundown, check [...]
Making homemade pizza... and being great at it.
Grits: The good, the bad, and the delicious.
"Might it contain bacon anyway? Yes? Probably dog food. Eat at your own risk."
Why you may want to give up salmon for good.
I'm a rice eater. I have about four different kinds of rice in my pantry at this moment.. none of them white. They may be white in color, but they're certainly not of the "American White Rice" ilk. Why? There are a few reasons. But first, I think it might be important to explain the [...]
"If a multinational, multi-million dollar corporation can invest this heavily into creating a product so delicious that you're compelled to scarf it down, fall in love with it and go out and buy more... then what kind of chance do you truly think you can stand?"
"We believe that the public won't buy our stuff if we tell them what's in it."
"Meat consumption of grass-fed cows is significantly healthier when analyzed for fat and nutrient content..."
The realities of working with agave nectar, if you MUST purchase it.
A delicious array of salads from my instagram account (@bgg2wl), to prove that your puny little carrot and lettuce blend is no match for me.
Basic servings of high fructose corn syrup more harmful than originally anticipated? Who'da thunk?