How to Eat a Pomegranate
November 4, 2014 – 7:51 pm | No Comment

Some foods are just plain intimidating, and I’ve historically counted whole pomegranates among them.
Unlike other fruits, whose edible flesh lies directly under the skin, a pomegranate’s edible part is actually the hundreds of little juice-filled …

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The Magic Curry Leaf
December 28, 2009 – 7:44 pm | One Comment
The Magic Curry Leaf

I’ve got a bit of cabin fever this holiday season.  Between yesterday’s all-day rain-athon, the gray, dreary weather last week, and having to work on Thanksgiving, Christmas eve and Christmas day, I’ve been dreaming of …

Visions of Vitamin D Dancing through my Head
December 19, 2009 – 11:33 am | 4 Comments
Visions of Vitamin D Dancing through my Head

Monday, December 21st is the Winter Solstice: the shortest day of the year.  What better occasion, then, to issue a wake-up call to my dear readers that you are all most likely deficient (or insufficient) …

My Holiday Wish List (Or, an Open Letter to Food Companies)
December 13, 2009 – 11:43 am | 5 Comments
My Holiday Wish List (Or, an Open Letter to Food Companies)

Dear Santa (and by “Santa” I mean food manufacturers and marketers):
Below is my wish list of products I wish you’d develop and market.  Instead of filling supermarket shelves with more crap we don’t need, won’t you …

When Life Hands you Anemia, Make Chili
December 6, 2009 – 10:02 am | 2 Comments
When Life Hands you Anemia, Make Chili

Iron is a problem for lots of people.
While the average American man eats enough of it, most babies, children and pre-menopausal women do not.  And that’s not even including the vegetarianally-inclined.  Iron deficiency is the …