Browsing All posts tagged under »Food«

Ideological Wars

July 30, 2011


We aren’t fighting a war against terrorists to win the hearts and minds of the Middle East. We are fighting it to end the threat of terrorism. Victory can’t be achieved with bullets and bombs alone. This is, at its core, an ideological war. Just as we defeated communism by defeating the communists’ ideology, we […]

A Second Silent Summer

July 21, 2011


Just like that, more news about the EPA and the environment. I thought my post about the troubled waters of our Gulf was timely. Then, today I read that the EPA is about to release a report on the pesticide atrazine that is a known harmful agent to humans.  However, the EPA is also meeting […]


July 20, 2011


What do you make of this carbon footprint graphic?  Does it make you want to go vegetarian?  Does it make you want to eat local and organic?  Do you want to grow your own?

More Graphs

June 25, 2011


As you may know by my earlier post, I really like graphs. I think they’re simple and elegant.  They tell us a lot of completely useless information in a condensed frame. The graph here shows the rise in “megacities” as noted by the BBC news.  Click on it and play around with all the stuff […]


May 8, 2011


One meal does not make the day. Unless it’s really good. Most Americans make random days like Thanksgiving or Super Bowl Sunday their one day of gustatory glory.  They gorge on bland turkey and processed ham, while guzzling beer and snacking on corn chips and store bought salsa. I would rather make spectacular meals on […]


May 6, 2011


Sometimes eating is a necessity. Sometimes eating is a luxury. Either way, savor each bite. There are times when I am too exhausted to cook.  I don’t even want to pull something out of the freezer to prepare. Then, there are times when I really like piecing a meal together.  I like putting a meal […]