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Fun Food Saturday: Snack For Dinner

Fun Food Saturday: Snack For Dinner

It’s the middle of summer, and we’re all sweltering through the hottest days of the year (well, actually, it’s in the low 60s here in L.A., but roll with us on this). No one wants to go in the kitchen, let alone stay in the kitchen long enough to bake a chicken pot pie or […]

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Food News Round-Up

While we were shuttling kids back and forth to the doctor all week (don’t ask), the world apparently kept turning, and news kept being made. We wish we could have been among the news-makers, but how about the next best thing? We’ve got a little round-up here of some of the most interesting food and […]

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Give Kids Good Food, Not Gimmicks

Give Kids Good Food, Not Gimmicks

Sometimes we walk through the supermarket amazed and bewildered by all of the organic or “healthy” foods designed for kids. When we look at some of the food that has been created to appeal to health-conscious parents, we wonder why food manufacturers go to such lengths to create products that are so very, very contrived. […]

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Fifty Pounds of Stone Fruit

Fifty Pounds of Stone Fruit

Today’s entry isn’t about nutrition, or food policy, or new recipes. It’s just a little story about fifty pounds of stone fruit, a bird’s nest, and a box of dead leaves that arrived in the mail. The story begins with my recent fascination with urban homesteading, and my earnest efforts to bring little pieces of […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Red, White, and Blue Food

It’s that time of year again, when enterprising cooks go all-out to make the food match the flag. It’s a cute enough idea, but most of us seem to run into trouble on the “blue” end of things. Whose idea was it to add blue to our country’s flag, anyway? Didn’t Betsy Ross stop to […]

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Keeping Food Safe This Summer

It’s summertime and the temperature is rising: Is your food safe to eat? We’re not going to insult your intelligence by reminding you not to leave your mayonnaise-based potato salad out in the sun, but… OK, maybe we are. Incidences of food-borne illness rise during the summer because more people are eating outdoors without the […]

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