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My four year-old daughter’s palate is currently limited to fruits, bread, cheese, yogurt, a tiny smattering of vegetables and bacon. She doesn’t know that bacon is meat. In truth, it’s not an entirely unhealthy diet, but my wife and I … Continue reading
There are ten items in this “10 Tools For Success” slide show from Jonathan Coleman. I’m not a fan of the slideshow in general. I think all ten items are fairly ridiculous. The slideshow is either designed to highlight Coleman’s … Continue reading
In the event that Dunkin Hines or one of its competitors is looking for a spokesperson for its Brownie mix, I may have just the person for you. My wife’s Brownies are made from scratch, but I’m sure that Clara … Continue reading
Science supports my wife’s hatred of cilantro and my hatred of broccoli, but she has more credibility than me in food related issues. Unfairly so.
In speaking about cilantro, Julia Child once said, “I would pick it out if I saw it and throw it on the floor.” My wife concurs. Though her palate is wide and varied, cilantro is her most despised food item. … Continue reading
About 200 years ago, the lobster was regarded by most Americans as a filthy, bottom-feeding scavenger unfit for consumption by civilized people. Frequently ground up and used as fertilizer, the crustacean was, at best, poor people’s food. In fact, in … Continue reading
It was a tough day for me. I had originally planned on attending The Moth in New York City tonight. Two friends were going to join me for the trip from Connecticut, and I scheduled to meet two more friends … Continue reading
Coca-Cola has rolled out a series of anti-obesity ads that highlights some of the measures that the company has taken already to curb obesity, including making calorie counts more visible and packaging more products in smaller cans and bottles. Critics … Continue reading
According to the research by the National Institute of Health, people who drink four cans or more of soda daily are about 30 percent more likely to be diagnosed with depression than people who don’t drink soda. Coffee drinkers are … Continue reading
My daughter told me that she was asked to try “gross food” at school today. “Gross food, Daddy. Black food. Black, gross food. Black and gross.” I was admittedly concerned at first, unable to conjure the image of what might … Continue reading
In the post recent post on our brother-sister blog, 107 Federal Street, Kelli Elizabeth writes about living under the culinary version of the Third Reich.