Category Archives: Food for Thought
Mark Bittman Talks Turkey
Hope you’re enjoying your weekend, friends. Here in NC, we’ve had a marvelous one so far, having attended a thoroughbread racing event yesterday with good friends against a backdrop of blue sky with poofs of red and orange leaves fluttering down. … Continue reading
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The Whole Is Greater Than the Sum of the Parts
People often ask, “If you were to eat just a few foods, which would be the very best ones to eat?”…but I believe that is what my grandfather used to refer to as a “sucker’s question.” It tries to narrow … Continue reading
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A Bill to Help Local/Regional Farmers & More
Take a look at the link below to read a bit about a bill proposed by Maine’s Chellie Pingree (D-ME) that attempts to change the nation’s food policy by supporting local and regional farmers. The bill, known as the Local Farm, Food, and Jobs … Continue reading
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Farmers Market in Summer
How have you cooked or served your farmers market booty (fine fruits and vegetables, that is) this summer? Do tell.
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Concerned About the Deficit?
A must-read: “How to Save a Trillion Dollars” By Mark Bittman …Positively brilliant.
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The Year 2020
It’s 7:30 on Sunday morning and we’re already awake at our house…Sanjay Gupta is on CNN (diabetes special: Diabetes 2020 by Sanjay Gupta, MD) opening his regular health show with “one half of Americans will be pre-diabetic or diabetic by … Continue reading
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Great Synopsis of Our Health Care Woes
If you are a bit overwhelmed or even confused about the health care “system” and its issues (including our role as consumer participants, of course), this is just the piece for you. Having read hundreds (if not thousands) of published works … Continue reading
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Treat Yourself to the Best and Become Younger Next Year
Here we are on December 31st, the day on which many of us take a minute or a few to think about what we want to accomplish during the coming year. If you’re lucky enough to have the day off, … Continue reading
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