Category Archives: Food

Snowzilla 2016 Musings: Is Michael Pollan’s Advice That Useful?

A few weeks ago, the Obama administration released its updated dietary guidelines. The guidelines directed Americans to consume more fiber and vegetables and reduce added sugar. I read many articles on the guidelines, and most of the articles concluded that the guidelines were … Continue reading

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Year of the Pulse

2016. In Chinese circles, it’s known as the Year of the Monkey. In astrology circles, it’s known as the Year of Fire and Passion. In United Nations circles, it’s known as the Year of the Pulse. For those of you … Continue reading

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What We’re Cooking: Spicy Sweet Potato and Green Rice Burrito Salad Bowls

When it comes to eating, it’s hard to hit the fine line between being “stuffed” and “satisfied.” More often than not, my eating habits lean toward the former, as I tend to gorge upon a tasty meal as long as there’s more … Continue reading

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What We’re Cooking: Candy Onions

This Thanksgiving, my grandfather arrived at the house bearing a surprise: a half bushel of delicious cameo apples and a bunch of candy onions straight from the Amish produce auction. After gorging all day Thursday, we took more than our fair … Continue reading

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What We’re Cooking: Homemade Grilled Cheese

Suddenly it’s November, and temperatures are dropping all around the Northern Hemisphere. When the going gets cold, there’s nothing like a toasted, buttery, melt-in-your-mouth grilled cheese sandwich to warm your blood. This morning, as Carolyn and I awoke to a blustery … Continue reading

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What We’re Cooking: Tuna Fish Sandwiches

Monday nights are not meant for cooking. While in theory it seems that you’d be the most rested and energetic Monday evenings, it’s somehow never true in practice. But you still need to eat, and on Mondays, especially, it pays … Continue reading

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A Baltimore Crab Feast

What do you do when you’re sitting by a person—a person you met about 10 minutes ago—and you realize that not only does the person have corn and pepper kernels lodged in his teeth, but also a strange orange substance smeared across his face, from … Continue reading

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Got … Meat?

Sometimes it’s all about the food. And two weeks ago, when we sojourned to Kansas City for a mid-summer vacation, it was all about the food. As you may or may not know, Kansas City is world-famous for its bbq: … Continue reading

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