Archive for July, 2009

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“All I really need is love, but a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt!” – Charles M. Schultz

Thoughts on dairy

Dairy (milk, cream, ice cream, sour cream, creme fraiche, butter, yogurt, kefir, ghee, cheese and anything else made of milk I may have forgotten)

Granny was right

Everyone needs to eat more greens. Not iceberg lettuce or baby lettuces, I’m mean about those tough, leathery greens you find at the health food store and farmer’s market.

For your pets: Plastic bowls

When it comes to containers to feed your pets in, I don’t like plastic bowls.

Marg’s fancy butter bean salad

My friend Margaret loves to cook and she’s got a great sense of style that shows up in her dishes.


“As for butter versus margarine, I trust cows more than chemists.”  ~Joan Gussow

Watch this

Food is big business. Huge actually, with lots and lots of people, farmers and corporations involved.

For your pets: A really bad idea

I was surfing websites last week and found a post about how expensive pet toys are and how you could save a bundle if you went to the thrift store and picked up used stuffed animals for them instead.

Good slaw

Ah cole slaw. One of my favorite summer salads that goes perfectly with anything from the grill. This is my version,

Natural vs. organic

These days you can’t go into a place that sells food without seeing those two words all over the place. But what do “organic” and “natural” really mean and which is the better option?

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