Archive for October, 2009

How to make real food tacos with ground beef

Published on: October 28, 2009 at 8 pm

The very first unpolished video post from! A brief show & tell of one meal.

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Locavores can’t feed the world

Published on: October 28, 2009 at 3 pm

So long as the population keeps increasing astronomically, we will need some kind of industrial, bio-engineered, energy-intensive food production system.

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Hard-boiled eggs: Way more than you wanted to know

Published on: October 24, 2009 at 12 am

You’ll need to head over to Lopez-Alt’s article for the full scoop, but here’s the gist on making a perfect hard-boiled egg: It’s all about the initial volume of water.

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Let’s take a moment to define ‘organic’

Published on: October 23, 2009 at 8 am

In the United States, food producers must receive certification before they can go about adding ‘organic’ to their label. This is disadvantageous to small (independent) farms, as the process costs more than the label will bring back in revenue.

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My 8-word food philosophy

Published on: October 22, 2009 at 9 pm

Michael Pollan’s 7-word food-losophy helped kick start my own personal food journey. In this article, I offer my philosophy: Eat natural. Mostly organic. As local as possible.

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Review: Alvarado St. Bakery sprouted wheat tortillas

Published on: October 21, 2009 at 8 pm

All-natural tortillas are remarkably difficult to find in your run-of-the-mill grocery store. The next time you’re out at the grocery chain, pick up the best-looking tortillas you can find and flip the package over so you can read the ingredients.

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Review: Green Mountain Gringo salsa, mild

Published on: October 19, 2009 at 8 pm

There’s very little in the world I enjoy more than good salsa. I will go to the end of the Earth to find the perfect blend of spice and texture. Unfortunately, I didn’t find a great salsa tonight.

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What’s in a breadcrumb?

Published on: October 17, 2009 at 8 pm

Surprise! It’s more than just “bread”. Check out the length of the ingredient list on a standard container of breadcrumbs.

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