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Meatless Monday: Filling Michael Pollan's Prescription

Meatless Monday: Filling Michael Pollan's Prescription

11.10.2014
In his 2008 book, In Defense of Food, Michael Pollan gave us the prescription in seven words -- "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants."...
The Working Mom-nivore's Dilemma: Home-Cooked Meals = Stress

The Working Mom-nivore's Dilemma: Home-Cooked Meals = Stress

09.16.2014
Last week was a good week in our household. My mom came to visit, so that meant there would be home-cooked meals on the table every night...
Why I'm So Annoyed by the Recent Debate Over Home Cooking

Why I'm So Annoyed by the Recent Debate Over Home Cooking

09. 8.2014
Last week a debate over family dinner and home cooking erupted in the blogosphere -- and I'm here to tell you that just about everyone...
Aborted Thinking

Aborted Thinking

08. 8.2014
We all like autonomy, and all concede it has to end somewhere. As I once heard an ethicist quip, my autonomy to swing a stick certainly...
Southwestern Energy Executive Mark Boling Admits Fracking Link to Climate Change

Southwestern Energy Executive Mark Boling Admits Fracking Link to Climate Change

05.20.2014
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogAn Executive of a major shale gas development company has conceded what scientists have been saying for...
WATCH: Who Was Behind Chris Christie's Flip-Flop On Climate?

WATCH: Who Was Behind Chris Christie's Flip-Flop On Climate?

James Gerken  05. 9.2014
In an online-only segment from the Showtime documentary series "Years of Living Dangerously," New York Times columnist Mark Bittman explores...
Organics: Privilege or Responsibility?

Organics: Privilege or Responsibility?

05. 9.2014
My commitment to organics is to make sure I do my part to leave my children with a better, healthier planet. It's not just about today...
What Mark Bittman Considers

What Mark Bittman Considers "The Biggest Hoax In The World"

Kira Brekke  05. 8.2014
Flocking the shelves of grocery stores are packaged foods that promise to be nutritious with labels reading "double the protein" or "extra...
Another Dollop of (About, Actually) Butter

Another Dollop of (About, Actually) Butter

03.31.2014
In the aftermath of his commentary about butter in the New York Times, Mark Bittman and I -- along with several others, including Dr. Dariush...
Bittman, Butter, and Better Than Back to the Future

Bittman, Butter, and Better Than Back to the Future

03.27.2014
Mr. Bittman is absolutely not qualified to assert the health effects of butter based on a recent meta-analysis I rather doubt he read in...
What Kitchen Gear Don't You Own? My Top 5

What Kitchen Gear Don't You Own? My Top 5

01.20.2014
As you will see, a lot comes down to size, storage, counter space and usefulness.

What Happens in the Factory Farm Shouldn't Stay in the Factory Farm

01. 6.2014
Some whistleblower suppression laws -- coined "ag-gag" by food writer Mark Bittman -- aggressively criminalize firsthand documenting and/or...

The Year in Food: McD's, Big Food Tweets, Great Reads, and GMO Seeds

12.20.2013
This time around, I pay homage to high school yearbooks and take a look back at the year in food and nutrition via superlatives. Ladies...
On Bittman and Kristof, Salmonella and Chickens

On Bittman and Kristof, Salmonella and Chickens

10.23.2013
Paulie quickly learned the sound of my car, charged to my car door when he heard it, squawking and hopping up and down like a lunatic,...