{recipe link love} SUPER BOWL PARTY 2011

will be this Sunday night…. {yes, Miles chewed off the tip…not a dog. sigh} Not for me! Hurray! Luckily my husband will be heading to the bar with his dude friends so I don’t have to deal. If you are not so lucky (full disclosure, I’m a super sports fan but I don’t wanna deal…

{thanksgiving} recipe link love

In case you’re still in need of some main, side dish or desert inspiration, I’ve trolled the blogs and newspapers to find the ultimate Thanksgiving recipe link love list. Enjoy! -Christina Mark Bittman’s 101 Thanksgiving Ideas on NYTimes Mark has more on his own website NYTimes’ WELL SECTION Vegetarian Thanksgiving Meatless Monday has a Thanksgiving…

{weekend reading} NATIONAL EDITION

NEWS Biggest food policy story of the week: Grist reports (Tom Laskaway) that researchers from the University of Southern California decided to test actual brand-name sodas — including Coke, Pepsi, and Sprite — to confirm their exact sugar content and makeup. They found that the High Frutose Corn Syrup (HFCS)  in the vast majority contained…

{Weekend} Reading: LOCAL EDITION

{FALL} is Coming I’m going all local this week…..or is that loco? -Chris LOCAL EVENTS First, I should mention that U Pick apples has started at many local orchards, including Altamont, Indian Ladders (No Spray), Saratoga Apple, Bowmans and Goold. This is far from complete, for a complete list of orchards in our area visit…

{HOLIDAY} Weekend Reading

Due to a 7-day-turned-11-day vacation, Weekend Reading has been absent the last two Fridays. I’m back and so is my food policy and foodie blog reading. Have a wonderful holiday weekend people! LOCAL FOOD AND FIBER EVENTS This weekend, I will be attending Bennington Vermont’s Garlic and Herb Festival– you should too! 10am-5pm both Saturday…