Dear Foodie: Terrible Twos

Dear Foodie, The other evening, my husband and I went out for date night. We chose a very nice exclusive and expensive restaurant because we wanted as romantic a setting as possible – we rarely go out and are usually tearing out our hair trying to feed our kids, get them to lessons and so […]

Dear Foodie: Absent Minded Baby Boomers

Dear Foodie, Just last week while looking for frozen broccoli, I checked in my pantry. Realizing my mistake, I went immediately to the freezer where I found my cell phone but no broccoli – it was in the dog’s food bowl. My concern is this. I fit into the “aging baby boomer” demographic and all […]

Dear Foodie: “Healthy” Food Hype

Dear Foodie, Shopping in my favorite grocery store has gotten very confusing. One counter with the label, “locally grown” offers a grinning farmer backing his pickup truck of what appears to be sweet corn up to the loading dock. Another section is labeled “organic.” Everything else I assume to be “conventionally” grown, whatever that means. […]

Dear Foodie: Conflicting Reports

Dear Foodie, I’m confused. One day I’m told that in order to lose or maintain a good weight, I need to forego salt. The next day, I’m supposed to eat as much salt as I wish. The same goes for almost everything else. Red meat is ok one day and not the next. Then I’m […]