Food

The Making of a Foodie

Apr 16

Jeff and I were chatting the other day about the concept of being a foodie. It dawned on me that at some point this term became popular and something everyone knew, even though it isn’t even in the dictionary. Where did it come from and what does it mean I wondered? Well, the exact origin […]

Who is Responsible For Our Children’s Health?

Apr 23

With the finale of Jamie Oliver’s “Food Revolution” tonite, I got to thinking about the question of ultimately who should be responsible for the state of our children’s health right now and what they put into their mouths. There are 4 factors to the equation that can make or break the system. I outline them […]

Disrespecting Food-A Great American Tragedy

Feb 1

This weekend we hosted a four course wine dinner that lasted approximately 2 1/2 hours from beginning to end. And over the course of the last couple of months I have been reading anything and everything about Julia Child I could get my hands on. What do those have in common? Well, what I realized […]

What you need to know about eating organic

Jun 7

“Organic.” The term elicits ideals of “All Natural,” “Antibiotic and Pesticide Free,” “Healthier.” It can also mean more expensive. Is eating organic really that much better? The answer is more perplexing than it may seem. First of all, one needs to be educated about what is “organic” versus what is “certified organic.” Organic foods by […]