What happens after World Food Day?

“Considering that food is a requisite of human survival and well-being and a fundamental human right…” Resolution 1/79 World Food Day Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   October 16, 2013 was World Food Day – a day that has been set aside since it came into existence November 1979 at the 20th General…

Mark Bittman – Here’s a thought!

“1 billion people in the world are chronically hungry. 1 billion people are overweight.” — Mark Bittman (Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating with More Than 75 Recipes) The more I consider our connections with food, culture and health, I realize that my choices, however small, do make a difference.  Today, I celebrated the…

What Happened When the Fridge Went on Vacation

A couple of months ago, our fridge expired!  One minute it was running smoothly, the next only ominous sounds emanated from the interior foreshadowing calls to the repairman or an appliance retailer.  Then there was all the food, the clean-up and the $$$ for a new refrigerator. I couldn’t believe how much junk we kept…