Juice That Kale

“If you wish to converse with me, define your terms.” ― Voltaire I have been promising for a while to get to a discussion of vegetarianism, and the first post appeared just a bit ago. We need to address the three big claims of the vegetarian, and also vegan, ways of eating: that they are […]

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Live Long and Prosper

That would be unwise. –Spock A few posts ago I promised to address the horrifying statement I made that vegetarianism (and even more veganism) is immoral.

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The Ball Keeps On A ‘Rollin

Receipt for the Celebrated Mrs. Burns’ Stewed Oysters, Philadelphia, PA: 75 oysters parboiled and stewed, then add 3 pints of cream, 3/4 pound of best butter; season with cayenne pepper and salt to taste. –Colonial Receipt Book: Celebrated Old Receipts used a century ago by Mrs. Goodfellow’s Cooking School; also Famous old Creole and Moravian […]

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Get the Ball Re-Rolling With An Easy One

Most people don’t know why they’re doing what they’re doing. They imitate others, go with the flow, and follow paths without making their own. –Derek Sivers Today, I have in my home five workmen drilling holes through various walls in an attempt to rig a fix to an enormous plumbing leak. The apartment I rent […]

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Know Thyself; Know Thy Enemy

Government is not reason, it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master. -George Washington   George Washington could have said that about a lot of things. There are many things in this world that are fine in certain context, but when it gets out of […]

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Of all Tastes, Salt

Can that which is tasteless be eaten without salt? –Job 6:6 To end our three post series on salt, let’s consider why you need more salt if you aren’t eating carbohydrates and find out whether there is any danger of you overdosing on salt if you’re eating real food? The answer to the first question […]

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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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