Posts tagged Food

People Should Be Able to Fully Express Themselves

We are traveling. When I am not driving I surf. I saw a very interesting article I wanted to share. Michael Pollan is a food advocate. I have seen his shows and read his articles. He brings up some great …






Are You What You Eat?

Soup. A photo posted by Jeff Carter (@pointsnfigures) on Jul 25, 2015 at 4:34pm PDT Last evening, my wife and I went to a dinner for Angelic Organics. It was in Caledonia, Illinois out on the farm.  If you follow …






New Way To Make Chicken

It’s a new way for us.  Not a new way.  For Mother’s Day, we needed a fast way to cook a whole chicken.  I wanted to make one in the cast iron skillet. Searched on DuckDuckGo and found one from …






Do You Sous Vide?

Last Christmas, my family got me a Sous Vide device.  We have been messing around with it.  I am learning how to use it better.  Since getting the device, I went out and got a vacuum sealer.  If you don’t …






American Cattle Are Sick

The chickens are finally starting to come home to roost for our national food supply.  The WSJ had an article today on America’s cattle herd.  Because of all the ways they are manipulating the herd to try and streamline production, …






Profits Aren’t Evil

There is a bad misconception being force fed to students all over America.  It’s been happening for a bunch of years, and amazingly now, there is debate about it. It’s over money. People have taken the “money is the root …






You Don’t Have to Be At Work to Be Productive

If you haven’t heard, there is a rail strike in California that is messing things up.  However, because so much of the world works in the cloud today, you don’t have to be in a company’s physical office to be …






Breakfast Links.

Why everyone should learn to drive a stick. American craft beer invading….Germany. The basics of crowdfunding. Punitive tolls for patent trolls. Remember when Fed meetings meant something? When a million bucks a year isn’t enough. If you can’t afford a …






Hunting and Gathering Urban Style (Are you a hunterer/gatherer)?

Anthropologists like to categorize people and tribes.  One of the terms they use is “hunter/gatherers”.  Some of the old Indian tribes are characterized this way.  They weren’t like tribes that actually planted row crops and stayed in one place. Since …






Trust in Sake: It’ll Warm Your Heart

Last night, the angel organization I co-founded had a small social event at a hot restaurant in Chicago, Union.  One of the things great organizations do is get together outside of work to build trust and rapport.  When you are building …






Food Price Inflation

Right now, the devaluation of the dollar is being blamed for the increasing prices of all commodities. Food and Fiber have had some pretty smart rallies in the past few months. Some of this is also due to the actual …






Raw Milk, What is So Bad About It?

In the US, the Food and Drug administration bans the sale of raw milk to the public.  This not only affects liquid milk sales, but affects the cheese market as well.  US cheese makers must use pasteurized milk, or age …






Would You Like Spam With that Fine Bordeaux?

Wine is an experience good – it is very difficult to assess quality without actually trying the good yourself. For such products expert ratings can play an important role in guiding our purchases. I recently had occasion to compare ratings …






Donuts

There is a place in Northern Minnesota.  It is in Grand Marais.  My grandfather introduced me to it as a high schooler and I have been going there ever since.  World’s Best Donuts.World’s Best Donuts, Grand Marais, MN.You will not …






Limoncello

Have you ever had a nice shot of limoncello after dinner?  Wonderful stuff if made correctly.  First time I had limoncello I was in Tuscany.  We had driven up there after touring Rome, still a little out of sorts.   …