Archive for September, 2011

Purple Carrot Food Truck

Local food movement takes root in Lansing

Published on: September 14, 2011 at 12 pm

Lansing’s food scene has transformed in the last year. Has the city reached a real food tipping point?

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How Starbucks puts the pumpkin spice into its Pumpkin Spice Latte

Published on: September 13, 2011 at 12 pm

Starbucks doesn’t advertise the ingredients in their latte syrups, but if you email them they’ll tell you. I wanted to know what’s in their Pumpin Spice Latte.

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Photograph of my homemade Bacon Lettuce Tomato sandwich

Friday dinner: Homemade BLT

Published on: September 9, 2011 at 9 pm

The sandwich consists of toasted Zingerman’s roadhouse bread, tomatoes, lettuce, bacon, and dijon mustard. Served with roasted blue potatoes, seasoned sweet corn, and McClure’s pickles.

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Why is corn bad?

Published on: September 6, 2011 at 1 pm

Someday the entire planet may be eating foodlike substances derived from the vast cornfields of America’s heartland, but it is a future that can only only occur through the annihilation of food cultures.

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