Thought for Food

Fun Fact: Ukraine is not Russia.

A visitor politely pointed out to me that a piece of content in my “DIY Kombucha” infographic was incorrect. And technically, he’s right. And being the stickler for geographical accuracy and REALLY wanting NOT to be one of those Americans who can’t point to any of the countries we’re currently at war with, let alone anywhere …

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How to Make Kombucha in 6 Easy Steps :: Anatomy of a Runaway Infographic

I’ve been a serious Kombucha drinker for some years now and started making my own in 2013, partly to save money as store bought Kombucha runs about $3-4$ per 12 oz. bottle, as opposed to around $.50/gallon to make it yourself, but also because it’s just big nerdy fun to make a bunch of tea, …

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The Biomechanics of a Food Craving from a Neuroindustrial Perspective

So I’ve been doing a thing called Whole30 since September 1, wherein you only eat health-promoting food for 30 days and then systematically reintroduce, less health-promoting food (aka everything you really love to eat) so you can observe how stuff like gluten and sugar really make you feel. It’s a bit like doing a clean …

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Think you know how to buy eggs? Get ova yourself.

This piece has a two-fold purpose: A humble attempt to “eggucate” those, who like me, are often confounded by the act of food shopping, and more specifically the buying of eggs. To introduce my new food blog, Munch Ado About Something: Advocating the Peaceful Overthrow of the American Diet. In this most recent post, you’ll …

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Maybe the only good thing about those annoying little fruit stickers

So I’ve been thinking a lot lately about food. No, not because I’m hungry, well maybe a little, but more because I’m intrigued by the whole subject of food, as a thing, a human activity, a cause celebre, an addictive substance, a political movement, and the subject of eleventy-billion blogs. You know…that food. And in …

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You Are What You Eat Eats :: Michael Pollan

I’ve always loved Michael Pollan’s take on the quote, “You are what you eat,” made famous by cookbook author and early proponent of the organic food movement Adelle Davis in the 60’s. The quote probably had even earlier roots going back to 1826 where it was coined by Anthelme Brillat-Savarin—rough translation, “Tell me what you …

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