Every January I make the same resolution – lose weight and adopt a more healthy lifestyle. Maybe you do too. Armed with soup, yogurt, carrots and celery sticks I face my bathroom scale each morning. The excess of the holidays can be hard to overcome. I find that the real challenge of dieting is boredom. more »
I am currently in San Diego at a large annual gathering of economists, and I am sick.
We have a hotel right downtown with a view of Petco Park and Coronado, there are tons of interesting conference sessions going on just a few blocks away, and did I mention the fact more »
If you’ve been around here for a while, you probably know that I am a vegetarian.
The thing is – I’m not really a vegetarian.
Like so many things in life, people’s diets aren’t black and white. Sure we have lots of boxes that we try to more »
If I learned anything on my trip to Italy last summer, it’s that there is no such thing as Italian food.
Each region of Italy has it’s own distinct style of cooking, deeply rooted in locally available ingredients and the economic history of region. In some cases regional feuds interfered with more »
I recently discovered whole nutmeg, and I am in love.
I grabbed some on a whim while at Penn Mac a few weeks ago. From the collosal cheese counter, to the To.Die.For. cannolis, to the cheap fresh pasta, Penn Mac has very quickly become my favorite place to shop in more »
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