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Unearthing lettuce plants: First day at the CSA

May 24, 2010

I wasn’t sure what to expect on the first afternoon of chores at Phil & Christine Throop’s Wildflower Eco-Farm. Afterward, I was dirty and exhausted.

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Re-creating a classic: Coca-Cola BlaK

May 18, 2010

Coca-Cola BlaK was a short-lived carbonated fusion beverage that tasted something like Coke mixed with espresso. In this video, I attempt to re-create the taste with natural ingredients.

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Easy to make: Great natural burgers

May 16, 2010

Hamburgers are even better when made with quality, natural ingredients. In this video, you get to see how I do it at home.

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Reed’s Premium Ginger Brew

May 10, 2010

If you’ve never had ginger before, you’ve probably tasted or at least heard of Vernor’s soda. Vernor’s is advertised as THE ginger ale, but honestly the flavor does not do ginger any justice.

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Consumer backlash signals death of high fructose corn syrup

May 9, 2010

HFCS was (and continues to be) well entrenched in America’s food production system. It’s in everything, from soda and juice to crackers and ketchup

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Guido’s Pizza: Gluten-free from a chain

May 3, 2010

Steve was giving out samples of a specially-made gluten-free pizza. Though I don’t have a gluten allergy, the simple fact that he goes out of his way to make this kind of pizza really impressed me.

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Can of Dr. Pepper Soda

What’s in Dr. Pepper?

May 2, 2010

Dr. Pepper is marketed as having 23 flavors. They also like to push the idea that they are old-fashioned, using the “Established 1885” line right on their label.

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Portion size and The Last Supper

April 29, 2010

A new study examined the relationship between year of production and the relative size of food portions depicted in Last Supper paintings over the last 1000 years.

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