Monthly Archives: March 2009

Basic food math

Have you ever looked at a nutrition label and wondered what the numbers had to do with anything? I know I did, so I did some digging and I would love to share some basic “food math” with you! I don’t go over everything, but I do touch on a few of the major components. I also make a point to go into what I feel is a bit of underhandedness when it comes to how things are labeled. Continue reading

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Enchilada Casserole

I’m a huge fan of casseroles when they taste good. What’s not to love? They are filling, usually take little work, and can feed an army (or have tons of leftovers). The catch is that most casseroles are quite bland in my opinion, so what do we do about it?

Let’s throw the usual out the window and kick that flavor up to 11! Continue reading

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Dan Barber talks Foie Gras

Chef Dan Barber speaks at a TED (Technology Entertainment Design) conference about an experience he had with what some people are calling ‘Ethical Foie Gras’.

This is a good watch for anyone wondering about the whole “eat local” movement and why new isn’t always better. Continue reading

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Norwich Sourdough

Ah, nothing tastes quite like a nice hunk of sourdough, does it? There’s just something about that bread, from the hard outer crust to the chewy tangy inside… pure heaven!

Let’s see what happens when I give it the old college try! S-O-U-R-D-O-U-G-H… what does that spell?! TASTY FRESH BREAD!!! Continue reading

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Do you CSA?

Back in January I was messing around on the internet, and I stumbled across something I had never heard before: CSA. Now, I knew what a Farmer’s Market was, but I had never heard of this concept. For those of you who were like me and have no idea what it is, CSA simply stands for Community-Supported Agriculture. This cool program allows […] Continue reading

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Egg & Lox Muffin

Hungry for breakfast?

Today on the menu we have a very tasty sandwich made from veggies, eggs and some smoked salmon!

This breakfast sandwich is filling, cheap and yummy. Could there possibly be a better combo? The only way to find out is to make it yourself! Continue reading

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