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: Truth in Labeling vs. Marketing Hype

Dear Foodie, I recently got into crafting and selling cheese.  I consider myself an artist.  By that I mean I make my cheeses by hand in a meticulous process I learned in a special course over the internet.  I walked into a big box grocery store the other day and a cheese that I won’t […]

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 […]