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

You Don’t Knead It but You Need It

So, you all know I’m just a little obsessed with bread, especially the home-made kind. I make batter bread on a regular basis because it can be mixed, raised and baked off on… Continue reading

New Toy!

Nothing compares to the feeling you have as a kid playing with a new toy for the first time. That goes double when it is a toy you hadn’t known you wanted. For… Continue reading

New In the News- New & Approved & Controversial

Yet another timely food/nutrition/agriculture news story for you, DIYeters.  This one is quite controversial and, I must warn you, has a bit of a yuck factor. Bariatric (weight loss) surgery has been shown… Continue reading

New in the News- Seaweeding out the Truth

Today I present another trending issue is food, nutrition, and agricultural science. This time, I’m looking into something that’s been in our food for years and all of a sudden is controversial: carrageenan.… Continue reading

New in the News- Nice Package!

I have not been blogging much due to being in a bit of a funk. We’re all concerned about where our country is going. This is not a political blog, but I assure… Continue reading

All They’re Cracked up to Be III- Winter Flours

So, those pepperminty macaron cookies I made for Christmas were delicious. However, now I have some random almond flour to use up. I like almonds, but I hate the quack-tastic cult status it… Continue reading

Food Makes Senses to Me

Sorry I’ve been so lazy about posting to this blog. Between the holidays and being mesmerized by my new aquarium I haven’t been too interested in sitting at my computer. Then my friend… Continue reading

This Year Will be Different…

Pretty much every autumn I have the same conversation with my mom and/or my sister.   “We should try some new cookie recipes this Christmas.”                 “Yes, we should! To the internet!” (or… Continue reading

Thanksgiving Roll Up

You’ve seen this video, right? I mean you don’t live in a cave and if you are reading this blog you clearly have access to social media. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y2OTc2GqZRU Mr. Food It Yourself and… Continue reading