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Review: Alvarado St. Bakery sprouted wheat tortillas

October 21, 2009

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

October 19, 2009

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?

October 17, 2009

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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Italian sausage from Almar Orchards

October 16, 2009

It was expensive (about 3 times as much as Italian sausage costs when it’s on sale at Meijer), but it felt like the right thing to do.

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Bringing transparency back to our meat

October 15, 2009

Knowing where our meal comes from is a healthy concern; unfortunately, industrial producers have thrown the wool over consumer eyes.

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Omelet, bacon, toast, and potatoes

October 14, 2009

People on the Internet seem to love bacon. I was holding off for a while until I found the right kind to buy.

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A story about corn

October 12, 2009

Corn is a remarkable plant species in how it co-exists with humanity. We take care of corn and in return receive big, fat, starchy kernels of life-sustaining fruit.

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France: Clinging to traditional meals

September 30, 2009

France’s pervasive and strong food culture makes it possible for its people to eat relatively unhealthy food yet remain very healthy. Unwritten social rules do what expensive pills and diet fads have been unable to do in the United States.

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This is a different kind of food blog. Think of us as community of food epistemologists. We talk about what we eat and relate it toward an ever-evolving theory of eating.

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