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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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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Yoiks and Away!

  –Daffy Duck   I keep meaning to write about salt, and then I see insanity like what I’m about to share with you today. I feel constantly compelled to write about it lest someone be fooled. Of course, no one is actually reading my blog and thousands of people are reading these articles, so […]

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I’m Ok, You’re Ok

When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but with creatures bristling with prejudice and motivated by pride and vanity. ― Dale Carnegie Every morning I get a slew of articles on health. I read them when I have time, which unfortunately is not often these days. But today there […]

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Results

Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing. ― Clive James I would like to explain to you today the results of my personal test of the Resistant Starch Craze. I wrote about this starch in this post, which […]

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Aww, Nuts

Worldly riches are like nuts; many a tooth is broke in cracking them, but never is the stomach filled with eating them. –Rabbi Nachman of Breslov If you putter around the low carb world for very long, you’ll see that we have a strange relationship to nuts. On the one hand, you’ve got people using […]

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Oh the Humanity!

Diet Coke with lemon…didn’t that used to be called Pledge?  –Jay Leno Not long ago I was at a friend’s house. My friends are pretty typical Americans. They have a large kitchen with two long counters, a normal American-sized fridge and freezer, above- and below-counter cabinets, and a pantry. Here’s what was in them:

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