Dear Foodie: Urban Chicken Farming Etiquette

Dear Foodie, My neighbor just acquired several baby chickens to raise in her backyard. First of all, they are adorable and my neighbor assures me that roosters are not among them (a sidebar question is how does she know at this stage) so I don’t have to worry about them becoming my alarm clock in the morning. […]

Dear Foodie: Cow Meat or Meet the Cow

Dear Foodie, Confession time: I had a McDonald’s Quarter Pounder the other night and it tasted great. I vowed I would never have another burger unless I personally knew the farmer and practically knew the cow from which the burger came. Have I poisoned myself ? Are worms growing inside me? – Fallen from Grace in Indiana

Dear Foodie: Is Illegal Moonshine Better?

Dear Foodie, While visiting a bar in Chicago the other night, I noted that “moonshine” in different flavors was on the drink menu. Being from Kentucky, I promptly ordered a “moonshine” drink. It just didn’t do anything for me so I went back to my usual – a bourbon on the rocks. What is the […]

Dear Foodie: What’s So Scary About GMO’s?

Dear Foodie, I awakened in the middle of the night and imagined a knobby headed monster was starting at my toes and devouring me bite by bite. It was green, slimey and in twinkley lights GMO was emblazoned on what I think was its head. I keep hearing I should hate GMO’s and the evil […]