At the beginning of the year, I did what most Americans do; I made a resolution to clean up the food in my kitchen and to eat better. Over the next few months, I will be writing about the big ideas in Bittman and Pollan’s books and sharing how I’ve brought them into my kitchen.
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If you’re someone who drinks both coffee and tea, you understand what a tough choice it can be early in the morning. We know that for a lot of people the drink they choose is based on whether they think coffee or tea is best for their health.
When you travel to Chicago these days, there’s a good chance that taking a food tour is somewhere on your list of possible adventures. What most people don’t know is everything that goes into starting a food tour.
Recently I was teaching a group of people I work with what organics, GMOs (genetically modified organisms), rBST, artificial flavors, and colors are and why we are starting to talk about them as a company. My purpose was not to scare anyone or to take a political stance; I just wanted to share facts.
I’ve been thinking about what it means to have a regional cuisine and where they come from. It can be a touchy subject coming from Minnesota and the Midwest, especially when everyone thinks our regional cuisine is hotdish and lutefisk.