Tag Archive: food

New in the News

There are so many things going on in the world of food, nutrition, and agriculture! The three topics I find most interesting right now: GMO salmon are heading towards your dinner plate Legislation… Continue reading

This is Your Chance to be Heard

Ever since I got interested in the story behind what we eat (I’m talking Clinton administration here) there has been one word that gets food scientists, nutrition experts, and food processors worked up… Continue reading

Hot Versus Spicy

Some say taste is subjective. Actually, though, it is chemical. The shapes of the chemical compounds in your food present various shapes to the taste receptors in your mouth, and the smell receptors… Continue reading

Crabapple Butter

It’s been a great season for apples here in the Bay State. It’s also been a great season for crabapples. If you are not familiar with this wild child of the Malus species… Continue reading

I Take it Back. I Take it All Back

I’ve stated many times on this blog that I’m not going to show how to make yeast bread because you should learn in person from a friend. I take that back. I have… Continue reading

What the ?^@! happened?

When I was growing up there was this one boy in my class at school who got hives on his neck if he ate certain foods. We all felt bad for him because… Continue reading

This Post is Not About Zucchini

This started out as a rant, but quickly dissolved into something else- a ramble maybe? I edited out most of my ranting, but, I hope the ramble gets people thinking and talking. It… Continue reading

What’s Pho Dinner?

This week Mr. Food It Yourself got a bee in his bonnet about trying to make pho from scratch in our pressure cooker. Well, you know how much I love bees, so I… Continue reading

All about that Basil…or Whatever Herbs You’ve Got

Herbs are amazing to cook with. They flavor your food, encouraging you to add less salt. They can transform foods from one culture to another. Want that tomato soup to have a little… Continue reading

What’s for Dinner?

On May 26th I got a new job. I call it my Big Girl Job. I get a salary instead of punching an hourly clock, I work 40 hours each week, I get… Continue reading