Tag Archives: food

Weight of the Nation, a Review

Summary: Meh. OK as an introduction, but skip if you’ve already read anything about obesity, nutrition or fitness. The Weight of the Nation, by John Hoffman and Judith Salerno, is the companion book to the HBO series by the same name. … Continue reading

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It can taste good or it can be healthy, but not both. A review of Salt Sugar Fat by Michael Moss

Intriguing book by Michael Moss called Salt Sugar Fat. Impressive level of detail on what specific companies have done to make processed foods taste good. They’ve been very successful at this. Also covers those same companies’ largely unsuccessful efforts to … Continue reading

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Cooking to Relieve the Pressure

This particular tale was “inspired” as it were, by the recent quinoa / pressure cooker Google searches that landed Michele Catalano’s family in hot water. __________________________________________________________ When he wasn’t plotting to destroy the decadent West, the enemy agent cooked.  He’d … Continue reading

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Break Room Scavenger

Hungry want free food What’s this? Pizza? No, better! Apple pie dinner  

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