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Make your own fresh flour tortillas

July 7, 2010

If you want to eat awesome, fresh Mexican food you’ll need to learn how to make your own tortillas. It’s a skill I have yet to pick up, but hope to soon.

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Jefferson’s vegetable garden at Monticello

July 6, 2010

Besides his role in America’s founding, Jefferson was also a scientist and gardener. The vegetable garden behind Monticello was his personal laboratory.

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Grilled kabobs on Father’s Day

July 5, 2010

Summer is a great time for grilling out. If you’re in the mood for something different, try a kabob. They’re easy to make and you can put all sorts of crazy stuff on them.

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Wet burrito at Pablo’s Panaderia

July 3, 2010

A colleague of mine used to go on and on about a place in Lansing’s Old Town called Pablo’s Panaderia. For whatever reason, I didn’t take his advice to try it until earlier this year.

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Is it time for a ban on artificial food dyes?

July 1, 2010

The Center for Science in the Public Interest is lobbying for the FDA to ban three common dyes: Yellow #5, Red 40, and Yellow #6.

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Making coffee ‘local’

June 30, 2010

For me, coffee is a daily routine. But I’m also a big-time proponent of eating locally. Obviously, there’s a conflict here.

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What we’re cooking up in July

June 29, 2010

Check out what we’ve got on tap: A new feature series, beer reviews, giveaways, even a book!

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Why I (almost) never eat meat outside my own kitchen

June 29, 2010

When I’m out at a restaurant, or at a party, or wedding reception, I avoid meat. This leads people to believe I’m a vegetarian—which I most certainly am not.

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