Ask Fatty Felicity III

Back by popular demand, it’s Ask Fatty Felicity, the write-in column where you get to ask all your burning questions about Fat, Diet, and the Meaning of Life! Let’s get right to today’s burning questions, Dear Fatty Felicity, I thought you were going to do a post on vegetarianism? —Bernard Blackmantle I thought I was […]

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Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

I wasn’t there. Sometimes that’s the best place to be. ― Marty Rubin Folks, I’ve been gone an awful long time; and if you were missing this blog, then you are probably the only one. I had an enormous writing project I’ve been working on the last couple years, and in the blaze of its […]

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All The King’s Horses

…and all the King’s men, couldn’t put Humpty together again. –Traditional English Nursery Ryme Here we are again, and let’s see what has been happening in the world of nutrition over the last couple weeks.

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Bringing Good Cheer

Now grocer’s trade Is in request, For plums and spices Of the best Good cheer doth with This month agree, And dainty chaps Must sweetned be. Mirth and gladness Doth abound, And strong beer in Each house is found. Minc’d pies, roast beef With other cheer And feasting, doth Conclude the year. –”Poor Robin” 1677 […]

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Salis Est Vita

All your emulation centers on the saltworks; instead of ploughs and scythes, you work rollers whence comes all your gain. Upon your industry all other products depend for, although there may be someone who does not seek gold, there never yet lived the man who does not desire salt… –Cassidorus, A.D. 523 We’ve considered the […]

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Salty Dog Blues

Let me be your salty dog Or I won’t be your man at all Honey, let me be your salty dog. –Salty Dog Blues, the Morris Brothers version I’ve been meaning to get to salt for a while and finally it’s time. Salt is an enormous issue in the world of food. Some people view […]

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American Cuisine

I am proud to be an American. Because an American can eat anything on the face of this earth as long as he has two pieces of bread. -Bill Cosby On my vacation in America, I have learned some very important things. This is my second time to really observe Americans in the wild since […]

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