The Rodale Institute in Pennsylvania is doing some really interesting research — and they have a really excellent couple of blogs. I highly recommend you subscribe to these feeds. Especially the “Global Warming News and Research.” It will pretty much keep you up to date — and help me resist the temptation to re-post *all* [...]
I just had to pass along this post at The Ethicurean about Milk Protein Concentrates (MPCs) and their effect on the US dairy industry. It’s worth a read, but I’ll cut right to the really scary part: Perhaps because of MPCs’ sketchy origins, they have never been approved as a food ingredient by the U.S. [...]
Posted by Chris in Food on March 11th, 2009 | Comments Off
These folks aim to turn the White House lawn into something way more yummy and useful. I say it’s about dern time! EDIT: And these folks are working on picking which farmer . . .
If you, like me, have enjoyed watching Sarah Palin squirm when confronted with ‘gotcha’ questions, or were amused by McCain’s obvious discomfort at various moments in the debates, then you have experienced the strange happiness known as schadenfreude. Fortunately, you can indulge your terrible morals with a terribly delicious pie – schadenfreude pie.
Karen shared an intriguing challenge from the Very Good Taste blog called The Omnivore’s Hundred. It’s one of those list-things-you’ve-done quizzes, but based on a fascinating list of possible foodstuffs. The rules: 1) Copy this list into your blog or journal, including these instructions. 2) Bold all the items you’ve eaten. 3) Cross out any [...]