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Film Review: Food Evolution

March 28, 2018 Carrie Dennett

While the film came out in favor of GMOs, in line with scientific consensus, the film provides balance in its presentation, minimizing the “us versus them” feel that is present in so many recent food films

January-February 2017

Farro: An Ancient Wheat for Modern Meals

December 19, 2016 Carrie Dennett

​The word “farro” refers to three types of ancient wheat: einkorn (farro piccolo), emmer (farro medio) and spelt (farro grande). Technically speaking, emmer is the true farro. Enjoyed by Italians for centuries — it provided

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Easy En Papillote on a Weeknight

September 8, 2016 Carrie Dennett

Product Reviewed: Emile Henry Papillote Fish Steamer Cooking foods “en papillote” is an excellent skill for any home cook. It basically means cooking a variety of foods in little pouches made of parchment paper. It’s an old

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5 Tips to Get Your Writing Mojo Back

October 5, 2015 Carrie Dennett

A few months ago, I was in a bad blogging place. Other than posts full of links and the occasional "Hey, check out my latest newspaper column" posts, my blog was languishing. Quite simply, I had