Welcome back folks! Recently I had an amazing opportunity to sit down with New York Times best selling author and one of the countries leading food journalists, Michael Pollan. For those that may not know, Mr. Pollan is the best selling author of several books about food and food related topics which include such modern literally staples asThe Omnivores Dilemma, In Defense of Food and Food Rules. He recently just published his newest critically acclaimed…"One on One with Michael Pollan"
In case you haven’t figured this out for yourself yet, summer tomatoes are the absolute best. Forget winter tomatoes, or spring tomatoes; summer tomatoes are where it’s at. Their sweetness is incredible, especially when you’re dealing with the old school heirloom varieties and I do promise you, there is a distinct difference when it comes to flavor. Don’t let their awkward appearance pull one over on you because they’re WAY more flavorful and delicious than…"An Ode to Sexy Summer Tomatoes; Spicy Gazpacho"
[Originally Published on 08/16/2010] Attention has been brought back to the raw milk debate recently. A great deal of information tends to fly back and forth between both sides of the argument, but as with any debate the facts on the matter tend to get blurred by overheated levels of interest. Farmers and consumers alike want to buy and sell the products they want without hindrance by outside opinions. Private and government agencies try to…"RAW MILK; THE DEBATE UNFOLDED [REPUBLISHED]"
[Originally published on 01/05/2011] For quite a while now The Corn Refiners Association has been asking us “What do people say about High Fructose Corn Syrup?” Well, as much as the commercial may try to imply that the answer is a simple nothing, it’s actually quite the contrary. The information regarding high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is abundant to say the least. It appears science has taken on the issue and tried to identify the…"HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP; WHAT DO THEY SAY ABOUT IT [REPUBLISHED]"
[Originally Published on 08/04/2012] Today I went to a factory farm. Okay, so maybe it wasn’t today, maybe it was earlier this week, but I needed to take some time to think about this matter a bit before writing about it. It’s a hard topic to discuss because there are strong feelings on both sides, but it IS a topic that needs to be talked about. Factory farms exist and they make many points to…"TODAY I WENT TO A FACTORY FARM [REPUBLISHED]"