{weekend reading} NATIONAL EDITION

So.Many.Good.Links.Start.Reading.Now.It.Will.Take.You.All.Week. Enjoy. -Christina THIS WEEK IN FOOD Ohhhh Bittman. I love you. He reveals on his NYTIMES Opinionator Column why he is currently fasting…On his NYTimes blog he shares some of his fasting experience, Link-love on Hunger, Poverty & Budget Cuts and finally, his thoughts on Hunger as a Disease. Wonderful, wonderful pieces. Sooo if…

{weekend reading} NATIONAL EDITION

Due to our {unexpected} blog vacation last week, this edition will cover many news items, recipes, food projects and commentaries from the past two weeks… -Christina Ride Mama Ride?!! RIIIIIIIDE Pleeeeeeesssse. NEWS Hot off the press, Stop & Shop calls for a voluntary recall of Skippy Reduced Fat Creamy & Super-Chucky Peanut Butter (another peanut…

{weekend reading} National Edition

To be honest, there isn’t much “good” food news to report. Between the food safety bill S.510 at its final stages of life, the Humane Society’s report of Smithfield’s pork facilities, the overwhelming use of antibiotics in factory farmed meats and the absolutely absurd attacks on the Healthy, Hungry-Free Kids Act and First Lady Michelle…

Today is the Day: S.510 Voting This Evening!

No new personal family post or recipe from any of us today. Instead we will concentrate on the biggest food news of recent years. S.510 will (finally!) be voted on today in the U.S. Senate (passed the House this summer). Below I’ll link to many *pro* Op-Eds and news articles on this important topic. As…