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Is the Glycemic Index Reliable and of Any Use?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 10.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

The glycemic index has crept upon our food experience. Once a term used by people in white lab coats, reserved to diabetes clinics, it's now part of p...

Cooking Off the Cuff: The Best Thing Since Un-sliced Bread

Edward Schneider | Posted 04.06.2016 | Taste
Edward Schneider

For a canned-tuna sandwich or for morning toast, the best bread is often not The Best Bread in the sense of a crusty, blistered, chewy loaf of sourdough. It is often white bread baked in a loaf pan: soft with a comparatively tender crust and an even cross-section through which mayonnaise or melted butter will not leak.

Taking Things With A Grain Of Salt And Other Food Clichés

Menuism | Posted 11.13.2012 | Taste
Menuism

Even when we're not talking about food, we're often talking about food. Food is so engrained in our everyday vernacular that we barely notice it. But where do these food clichés and food-related idioms come from?

How 'White Bread' Became 'White Trash'

Aaron Bobrow-Strain | Posted 05.23.2012 | Books
Aaron Bobrow-Strain

In 1970, Richard Pryor stormed off stage in the middle of his popular Las Vegas nightclub act, refusing to do another minute of "white bread humor."