Tag Archives: cooking

Preparing illegal deer meat, talking about Frida Kahlo with professor Maria Cotera, eating foods that shouldn’t be eaten together, and sharing cringe-worthy stories on this week’s Saturday Six Pack

If nothing else, this coming Saturday‚Äôs program promises to be eclectic. Remember the illegally-butchered deer we discussed during the last show? Well, its owner (Ben Connor Barrie) and I will be cooking it in the studio this weekend and handing out samples to passers by. And, as if that weren’t enough, we’ll also be joined […]

Posted in The Saturday Six Pack, Uncategorized, Ypsilanti | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Is Paula Deen deserving of criticism?

For those of you who haven’t heard, it came out yesterday that popular celebrity deep-frier, Paula Deen, who is known for serving up delicious, albeit unhealthy, southern fare on the Food Network, has been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. Apparently, she was diagnosed three years ago, but chose not to come out until now. Deen […]

Posted in Corporate Crime, Food, Uncategorized | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 43 Comments

Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution

In an effort to save a few dollars, and the soul of our daughter, we canceled our basic cable subscription a few months ago. I miss Turner Classic Movies, but, other than that, I don’t have any regrets. l catch local news at the gym, and the few network shows I do watch, like Caprica […]

Posted in Agriculture, Education, Food, Media | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

Harvard prof speculates that cooking made us human

I don’t have a lot of time at the moment, buty I wanted to pass along a link to an interesting article in the New York Times about Harvard professor Richard Wrangham and his theory concerning the link between cooking and evolution. Here’s a clip: ….Apes began to morph into humans, and the species Homo […]

Posted in Art and Culture, Food, Ideas | Also tagged , , , , , | 11 Comments


Sidetrack ad Aubree’s ad BUY LOCAL... or shop at Amazon through this link Banner Initiative Ark of Maynard