Monthly April, 2010

Don’t Blame the Bean for the Burger!

Oh, the terrible things we do to food. It just makes you want to shadow the stuff from seed to plate, if you only had the time. Thankfully, we have the good people at Cornucopia Institute to do some of the heavy lifting on this one. Recent articles, notably in Mother Jones, based on the

Are Vegetarian-Friendly Wines Endangered?

I love wine. It adds a little joy to life, complements fine food, and is even good for you, in moderation. But a few years back, I started cutting back on it. I chalked my newfound inability to quaff a half bottle and still function the next day up to my advancing age. Just wasn’t

Have You Had Your Maple Syrup Today?

Good news, maple syrup is a health food! Or at least a new study, funded by Canadian maple syrup producers, has found some nifty antioxidants in their delicious and natural product. Antioxidants protect the body from damage caused by free radicals, which makes you less vulnerable to coronary artery disease, cancers, macular degeneration, Alzheimer’s, arthritis