Just Say No! To the Impossible Burger

Just Say No! To the Impossible Burger

Anyone who knows me at all knows I am passionate about everything “food”. Not just any food. It has to be real food, not the science-made-in-a-lab stuff that’s passed off as food. While I’m not passionate about lab-produced food products, I am always...
Choosing an Ear of Corn Without Peeking

Choosing an Ear of Corn Without Peeking

Summertime in Maine means lakeside play, ice cream stand visits, and fresh seafood. It also means sweet corn! At Sandy River Farms in Farmington, Maine I picked up my first of the season, dozen ears of corn this week. They won’t sell anything that isn’t...
When Food Reminds Us of Home

When Food Reminds Us of Home

Two visiting Chinese students in a Chicago airport were pointing at a Starbucks as one of them exclaimed “Look! Just like at home!” I smiled. Howard Schultz, former CEO of Starbucks would be pleased. Part of his business philosophy when he bought Starbucks was to...