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2009: Year in Review

December 30, 2009

A brief recap of my life in 2009, an outlook for 2010, and a call for contributors

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Why is some cheddar cheese orange?

December 29, 2009

At this very moment, a child somewhere is eating cheddar cheese. It may be in her lunch box, on a sandwich, or accompanying a Triscuit. If you can picture this scene in your head, odds are that the cheddar cheese itself is orange.

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Recipe: Turkey BLT sandwich

December 28, 2009

Yum. Saturday’s lunch was one my favorite meals in a while. And its construction was mostly unintentional.

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Review: Amy’s Spinach Pizza (frozen)

December 27, 2009

Over the holiday weekend I popped one of Amy’s frozen pizzas into my pre-heated oven. 10 to 12 minutes later, I was enjoying a truly excellent meal.

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Previewing Michael Pollan’s Food Rules

December 18, 2009

Notable columnist and author Michael Pollan has a new book coming out on December 29th. That’s next Tuesday. It’s called Food Rules, and quite literally it is a set of rules to help people re-learn eating.

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HFCS linked to child diabetes and obesity

December 14, 2009

A cheap sweetener used in thousands of food products and soft drinks can damage human metabolism and is fuelling the obesity crisis.

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Chipotle’s flour tortillas and trans fat

December 11, 2009

Edible flour tortillas require a little bit of fat (usually an oil or lard). If you want to make a vegan tortilla, lard is out, so you’re left with. But it’s hard to find oils that work right.

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Wine review: Leelanau Cellars Winter White

December 10, 2009

Last week I cracked open a bottle of the relatively inexpensive Winter White wine from Leelanau Cellars. Here’s a quick video review.

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