Tag Archive: food

Jan 28

Book Review: Gut: The inside Story of Our Body’s Most Underrated Organ

Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body’s Most Underrated Organ by Giulia Enders I went through a long phase where I pretty much only read books like this, pop science books about ordinary subjects. It’s a pretty good example of that subgenre. It’s just sophisticated enough to let the average reader know that the author …

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Jul 21

Book Review: Devoured

Devoured: From Chicken Wings to Kale Smoothies–How What We Eat Defines Who We Are by Sophie Egan When I think about food, it’s usually in the context of “what am I going to make for dinner” or gnashing my teeth in irritation about coworkers evangelizing about their latest fad diets. Food is a huge part …

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Jul 10

Chick Food

hungry chick

*It’s only fair. They eat his food.

May 01

Book Review: Blood, Bones, and Butter

“Blood, Bones, and Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef by Gabrielle Hamilton Memoirs I’ve read fall into one of four categories. There’s the “My childhood is worse than your childhood” memoir, the “I am or hang out with famous people” memoir, the chef/restaurateur” memoir, and the “traveled the world and met quaint people” …

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Aug 01

Book Review: Extra Virginity

Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil by Tom Mueller This is the kind of book I usually adore: food, science, history, politics, people. I also adore olive oil. Mueller does a pretty good job of giving the reader (or listener, in my case) a good overview of the world of olive …

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