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Book Review: Edible Landscaping

Edible Landscaping:  Now You Can Have Your Gorgeous Garden And Eat It Too, by Rosalind Creasy When the author first wrote about edible gardening, it was apparently a rare idea for people who were interested in gardening to think about … Continue reading

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Book Review: The 28-Day Gout Diet Plan

The 28-Day Gout Diet Plan:  The Optimal Nutrition Guide To Manage Gout, by Sophia Kamveris It may be a bit bold, if not presumptuous, of me to say so, but this book is not an optimal nutrition guide when it … Continue reading

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My First Senior Discount

Last night I went out to eat with some very familiar company and we ate at a place that I haven’t eaten at in a while.  The meal itself went well, the conversation was enjoyable and the food was tasty.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: Appalachian Cooking

Appalachian Cooking:  New & Traditional Recipes, by John Tullock One of the lesser known parts of my background is that I was born to a farming family in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains in Western Pennsylvania and that my … Continue reading

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Book Review: Victuals

Victuals, by Ronni Lundy The title of this book should be pronounced “vittles,” and this book is a very fascinating effort at someone to attempt to signal that the writer belongs to a given community while also seeking to subvert … Continue reading

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On The Logistics Of The Chicken Wars

As I have made clear on several occasions, I am very fond of beefs between competing restaurants [1].  Earlier this week social media (or at least that portion of it I was paying attention to) was filled with a great … Continue reading

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Book Review: Consider The Fork

Consider The Fork:  A History Of How We Cook And Eat, by Bee Wilson I must admit that I liked this book a great deal, since it tends to look at items we take for granted and ways of eating … Continue reading

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Book Review: Death In The Pot

Death In The Pot:  The Impact Of Food Poisoning On History, by Morton Satin There is a surprisingly large amount of importance that food poisoning has on the course of history, and this author demonstrates that there is a highly … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Graves Are Walking

The Graves Are Walking:  The Great Famine And The Saga Of The Irish People, by John Kelly I am not sure whether the historian of this book deserves blame, but when reading a book I felt rather exasperated at the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Moveable Feasts

Moveable Feasts:  From Ancient Rome To The 21st Century, The Incredible Journeys Of The Food We Eat, by Sarah Murray It may be said fairly that the author is perhaps the exact opposite in her views to that of the … Continue reading

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