Archive for January, 2012

The Hardest Test You’ve Never Heard Of

I knew that sommeliers were very knowledgible and good ones are worth their weight in gold. But I didn’t know that the test was this stressful. (link)

My Potato Project

Ok, it’s not my potato project, but this little kid did one and quickly found out the effects that pesticides have have on food.  Would you want to buy vegetables that couldn’t grow roots? (link) (via by friend Blue)

 

When is it OK to Eat Moldy Cheese?

As we’ve stated before, Nat & I love cheese. It’s a must-have in our household and we once had a DEFCON 2 type emergency when we ran out before our weekly grocery trip.  Anyways, here’s a nice list of what cheeses are OK to eat once the moldy part has been removed.  From looking at the list it looks like soft cheeses are to be thrown out if there’s mold and hard cheeses are OK to eat once you cut off the mold. (link)

Broccoli Soup


I love Broccoli soup. I am not a huge fan of cream of broccoli, but more so pureed broccoli.  Cafe Bertnate has the best pureed broccoli soup and I have come to the realization that I will never be able to make anything like it. I have, however, come up with a broccoli soup that […]

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This Video Will Change Your Diet

I’ll admit it, Nat is the driving force of our diet. She wanted to eat healthier so we buy more vegetables and since she used to be a vegetarian, we don’t buy a lot of meat. I’m not saying I used eat unhealthy, I just didn’t eat as much of vegetables as I should.

Having seen this video and hearing Dr. Terry Wahls talk about how much changing her diet helped her with her MS, I’m now a changed man. She had trouble walking at one point and was afraid of becoming bed-ridden. She researched and edited her diet and is now back to being very functional. TED talks are amazing. (link)

The Best Flourless Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip Cookies


These are seriously the best! So much so that Marc, who hates peanut butter and chocolate together (insane, right?!) loves them.  I have been trying to perfect the recipe for a few months now and I think I finally have it right. If you can’t eat gluten or prefer a very chewy peanut butter cookie […]

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