Tag Archives: food

The fascinating story of halal caviar

The twists and turns to turn forbidden caviar into halal in Iran… Continue reading

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Sorghum – An Interesting Useful Plant

A wandering exploration of Sorghum, the 5th most produced grain in the world, with a bit on uses and more on growing conditions. Small historical perspectives added. Continue reading

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Old Cookbooks – How About The White House?

Some thoughts on rendering lard and how to get an old White House Cookbook. Continue reading

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Interesterified Fats – How Evil?

How bad are “interesterified” fats in a diet? Continue reading

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Roundup Ready? Perhaps for Population Reduction

An interesting paper finds that Round Up / glyphosate in conjunction with the “inert” ingredients is toxic to fetal cells and placental / umbilical cells at concentrations likely to be found in foods. Then on a more “activist” site, it is linked to all manner of bad things involving gut bacteria issues and problems. Continue reading

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