Reading at the Table: Food News Roundup

image courtesy of nuttakit/freedigitalphotos.netLiquid Nitrogen Cocktails, are they dangerous? (The Salt/NPR)A necessary conversation, after a British teenager lost her stomach after drinking a liquid nitrogen cocktail....more

Reading at the Table- Food News Roundup

I’ve rounded up some of the best food news of the week. Enjoy!The Origins and Trajectory of Bouillabaisse – (The Salt/NPR)Now a “fancy” fish stew served in high end restaurants, but once a way for fishermen to use leftover fish....more

Springtime Aussie Barbie, And Other News

What You Could Have Been Doing, And Other News

So you know what this weekend is, right?  Tax deadline weekend.  The weekend that separates the men from the boys....more

On Being Frugal, And Other News

On My Magnum Opus, And Other News

Ahmahghaaad.  Dudes.  You know what is so annoying?  I mean, enough to make me curse the electronic means by which I write?  WELL.  Let me tell you....more

Shamrock Shakes Blow, And Other News

Lettuce Die For Your Sins, And Other News

Happy Lent season everyone!  I’m not a Catholic, so I really don’t “get” the idea of giving up something for Lent is all about, but I did see this photo and I thought it was particularly funny....more

I Guess It's Superbowl Weekend, And Other News

Oh hey!  It’s Superbowl weekend!  I barely even know who is playing this year, nor do I care....more

Happier Cows - Monsanto Says No to rBGH

CONSUMER AND FARMER VICTORY!MONSANTO FINALLY FORCED TO DUMP RBGH      Monsanto recently announced it will "divest" or sell off its controversial genetically engineered animal drug, recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH). Monsanto's divestment of rBGH is a direct result of 14 years of determined opposition by organic consumer, public interest, and family farmer groups. Since its founding, the Organic Consumers Association   ...more