I was on a posting roll this week, readers, but then yesterday I got distracted and completely forgot to post the best which I had been saving for last: pictures of two specialty pies from Pizza Research Institute in Eugene, OR. We got them the week of Peter’s graduation, which means I’ve been meaning to post about them, and PRI, for not quite a year now. Whoops. But better late than never, right? Right. So here goes.
Don’t worry, there are bigger versions of these pictures later.
Some of you may be asking, “Wait, Tracy, Pizza Research Institute?” Why yes, dear readers unfamiliar with Eugene, that would be the establishment with the unforgettable slogan “Tomorrow’s Pizza Today.” Continue reading
Let me show you a little composition I like to call: “Lentil Salad, F*** Yeah!”
That’s my favorite lentil salad, on a bed of green leaf lettuce and topped with feta cheese. Not just any feta, though, but the nigh-legendary Bulgarian feta. Let me explain. Continue reading
So yesterday, as planned in the end of my last post, I made a batch of Tracy granola, and noticed something weird when I measured out the ginger, from this jar here:
Just the standard Fairway-brand ground ginger, see?
But what’s that on the inside of the lid there? What is it? Continue reading
The Partnership for a Healthier America (who should maybe think about trading that “healthier” out for “thinner,” seeing as how they talk about fat as if it’s synonymous with bad health, sigh) and Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (an industry group who at least have the honesty to put the weight obsession right in their name), in collaboration with Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move (about which I’ve already had a word or two on this blog), have brokered a deal wherein food companies promised to reduce the number of calories available per year in the U.S. food supply by 1.5 trillion calories by 2015, starting with a trillion fewer calories per year by 2012. Sounds pretty super-impressive, right? Those are big numbers! Continue reading