Tag Archives: Michael Pollan

The Stages of Foodie Grief

On Friday, I shared this article on the RRG Facebook page.  If you don’t have the time or the inclination to click the link and read through, it’s a NY Times piece about the things that have been found in … Continue reading

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Salt, or Not Freaking Out.

I’ve needed to take one of those occasional breaks that I think almost every writer really must have in order to stay passionate, or at least productive.  I’d post at least once a day if this blog were the only … Continue reading

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Did We Really Need an App for That?

I’m not a super-techie person.  (I know, I know – shocking given the pristine condition of my blog and my stunning photography.  Groan.)  I don’t even own a smartphone.  Scratch that – I don’t even own a CAMERAPHONE.  My 10-year-old … Continue reading

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Missing My Market

I could also have titled this post, “Damn, the holidays are expensive…” but I think the problem is deeper than that.  I’m missing my farmer’s market.  I’m missing it for obvious reasons – the camaraderie, the beautiful produce, the experience … Continue reading

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November Meal Plan: 50% Veg

Happy Halloween!  I could get all philosophical about kids and treats tonight…or I could just post some fun Halloween-style recipes…or I could do what I always do on the last night of the month, which is share the new meal plan.  … Continue reading

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Dinner Party!

Boy, have I been busy — too busy to post, clearly.  But don’t feel neglected, friends, because I haven’t forgotten you.  One of the things on my agenda for the past week has been working on a little dinner party…for … Continue reading

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When (Organic) Living is Easy

I’m freshly back from a wonderful weekend adventure with 5-year-old L., and my mind is churning on — what else? — food politics. My fabulous firstborn and I took his first big train trip to New York City, to visit my … Continue reading

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Healthy Food, Safe Food, Junk Food, What Food?

What happens when a person who is relatively ill-informed about food and its sources; who has grown up eating the American version of a “healthy” diet, meaning a glass of milk with dinner and a sensible, balanced plate of protein, … Continue reading

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It’s a Kids Eat Dogs World

Hot dogs.  Yuck. Oh, I know.  Everything in moderation, as is my major mission in the RRG house; and certainly, not all dogs are created equal.  Just as we managed to find some utterly delicious, nitrate-free, un-junked-up pepperoni in the … Continue reading

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Food Revolution Fridays: It’s About Health

This is a hard post to write.  I debated doing it at all, but it’s on my mind, and as I’m sitting here trying to think about all the things that I could be writing, this is the one thing … Continue reading

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