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Category Archive: Good for you

Granola Made Properly-a Stock Pot List Item

Mr. Food It Yourself recently decided to start making his own granola. He wanted a tasty, portable snack to bring to work. Granola is both tasty and portable.  As Mr. Food It Yourself… Continue reading

Too Hot To Cook-Healthy Fat Salad

It is too hot to cook in the Bay State tonight. Nights like this make the prospect of ordering take out look mighty tempting. Mr. Food It Yourself will, on occasion, simply call… Continue reading

Live! From the Stock Pot List: Kimchi (or Kimchee)

Anaerobic fermentation! No, that is not a spell from Harry Potter. It is a process by which glucose and other sugars are broken down in the absence of oxygen to produce lactate and… Continue reading

Heart to Hear, Important to Know

More food/nutrition/agriculture science for you, DIYeters.  This time it is serious. The American Heart Association issued a press release summarizing research presented at a recent AHA conference. The research analyzed pools of data… Continue reading

Quote Healthy Unquote

Okay, DIYeters. We need to talk. Earlier this year the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) asked for input regarding the possibility of defining the word “natural” of food labels. A total of 7,690… Continue reading

Oh My Melon 3- Back to the Rind

I am still playing around with watermelon rind as a fruit/vegetable, and I am having a great time with it.  I have discovered that a light steaming makes the rind soak up a… Continue reading

Oh My Melon 1: Cut That Up!

I am not a fan of very hot weather.  I am, however, a big fan of fruits that are ripe when the hot weather hits. Local berries are currently available all around central… Continue reading

Evolve Your Diet, for Crying Out Loud

If I read one more internet recipe claiming to be “paleo” I’m going to reanimate the corpse of Julia Child so she and I can seek out and destroy whoever posted it. The… Continue reading

I’m Tellin’ Mom You Called Me Soupid

This is the blog you’ve all been waiting for (even if you didn’t know it). My sister -book/schlocky horror movie reviewer for genexposè- SyllieBee and I have joined forces to create an amazing… Continue reading

All They’re Cracked Up to Be 2: Rice and Easy

It should come as no surprise to regular readers of this blog that I love cooking. However, I have a complicated relationship with recipes. I really, really try to follow them precisely the… Continue reading