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Julia Child always kind of bothered me. I know this is sinful to say. Though I wanted to love the legend, it was the voice.

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While it is a health issue, it is also a mental issue of treating food as something different than what it is – nourishment and energy. I didn’t give up sweets because I think there is anything bad about them, though moderation is still a good thing to practice, but rather, I think it is something to be appreciated and enjoyed and limiting myself can help me to remember.

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As Spring approaches, I have been wondering about the green we see around the city. Do we pass by a tree everyday that would actually make a great addition to my sandwich for lunch? Or it is just a pretty tree? But, then I began to wonder, if they are not edible, why couldn’t they be?

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Ensuring that the essential nutrients are consumed one way or the other, often in supplemental form, seems to lead the idea that those pills, teas, or otherwise can replace food.

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I have continued to question the American reaction to meat. I am still curious why, in the American culture, we generally find it appalling to associate meat with the living animal.

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As I toss my milk caps into the recycling bin, I knew the next step for me was to fill in my knowledge gaps and actually learn about recycling laws in DC. After all, I know that I can’t be the only one who can’t recite the rules of recycling on command.

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As I have been watching the news lately, more articles and news stores have been surfacing of the current and future food crisis the globe faces. Worldwide we are looking toward a food shortage, with limited access, rising prices, and falling incomes as a result.

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I have never been very good at calories. Though our culture continues to obsess over calories, and the counts are everywhere—packaging, restaurant menus, even at fast food restaurants.

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Everyone creates a fair amount of organic waste while cooking, and while I completely understand the lack of personal garden space in the city, it doesn’t mean that someone else can utilize those organics for good.

DisOrienting Encounters, Food »

An interesting adult webiste in its own right, vegporn.com combines the political activism of vegetarians and sex positivity, I list my top ten reasons why I like vegporn.com.