Dear Foodie: Radioactive Tuna

Dear Foodie, I enjoy Bluefin tuna at my favorite restaurant. Much to my surprise, I have heard that I need to be concerned about eating Pacific Bluefin tuna due to contamination from the nuclear disaster in Japan in 2011. I don’t want to start glowing in the dark; should I eat this fish?

Dear Foodie: Olive Oil vs Canola Oil

Dear Foodie, I have been hearing a lot lately about the merits of olive oil versus canola oil in particular. It appears from my quick review that canola is cheaper though the health benefits of the Mediterranean Diet make me choose from the myriad of olive oil choices. What am I to do?

Dear Foodie: Got Milk, But Milk Got Complicated

Dear Foodie, Just when I thought the world was safe, I look at plain ordinary milk and am bewildered. I assume raw milk comes directly out of… well, you know. Also, what is the difference between pasteurized, raw and homogenized? Should I favor one over the other? And, while we are at it, how about […]

Dear Foodie: Tomato Withdrawals

Dear Foodie, Here it is the dead of winter and I am missing my farmers markets and all the colorful and flavorful fruits and vegetables. I can’t afford to move to California. How can I get my hands on a great tomato?

Dear Foodie: Alternate Food Sources

Dear Foodie, I try to be socially responsible and care about how we are going to feed nine billion people in 2050. But, I have to admit, just to worry about getting nutritious food down the gullet of my two children each day is challenging enough. I read where bugs are starting to show up […]