Facts & Myths

Best Kitchen Tips You Never Knew

As the leaves and the temperatures drop, I am eager again to turn on the stove, tie the food-stained apron around my waist and awake my cast-iron soup pot from hibernation. I was making squash soup other day, using my … Continue reading

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The Five Dollar Tomato – Worth It?

{A post I wrote for Attune Foods} I think of tomatoes as the bridge food between summer and fall.  Just when the summer fruit season in the Northeast is ending – the crowd of peaches is thinning at the farmers … Continue reading

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Are You Boring People With Your Food?

{A post I wrote for Attune Foods} Here’s a radical idea: put some peanut butter and jam between two slices of bread and eat it. It’s delicious! There was a time (112 years ago to be exact) when a PB&J … Continue reading

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Stop Faking It

There are a few food combinations that are truly repellent. Unsweetened almond milk in coffee is one of them. It not only turns the coffee a putrid orange, but it enhances the coffee’s bitterness such that if you’re ever trying … Continue reading

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Get Your Veggies On

{A post I wrote for Attune Foods} Even though I’m not a vegetarian, there is something about the warm weather that makes me crave vegetables in an extreme way. I go to the farmer’s market and I’m like a divining … Continue reading

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The Facts on Flax

Flax has been the “it” girl of the nutrient world for a few years so you don’t need to hear that it’s good for you. A quick primer though in case you’ve forgotten why … Flax is a grain that … Continue reading

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Five Things To Eat To Get Ready For Summer

{A post I wrote for Attune Foods} We (meaning those of us who live in the North East) have had a painfully cold start to spring.  The heat in my apartment still comes on with a clang every morning as … Continue reading

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Abstinence: How Sweet It Is

I’ve been off sugar for a week now – not the naturally occurring stuff found in bananas but the added stuff found in, oh say chocolate bars – chocolate bars that you’ve bought because you rationalize the fact that if … Continue reading

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What Is THIS Doing In My Food?

{A post I wrote for Attune Foods} I finally cleaned out my hall closet and gave away/tossed away half the stuff. I have no need for running shoes that will never be anything but a size too small, and a … Continue reading

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You’re Already Eating GMO Food and Don’t Even Know It

There are two kinds of people: those who want to know everything that is possible to know about the food they eat (the ingredients, nutrient levels, place of origin, first and last name of the farmer that grew it), and … Continue reading

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