Category Archives: eating

Autumnal Equinox

A long day behind the wheel … … taking in Colorado’s changing colors … … gives a girl quite the appetite.

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Food News You Can Use

News from around the horn: From Big Red Kitchen, this cool iPhone app and website from, all about cooking frozen fish. No, not the fish sticks from elementary school cafeterias, but fresh-frozen sea food. Actor/commedian Sarah Silverman joins the … Continue reading

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When was the last time you ate outside?

In 1975, the average American went on five picnics. This past year, the average American went on two picnics. That’s a 60% decrease in outdoor, communal, cole-slaw-based dining. Just something to think about as we move into summer.

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Spicy Black Bean Soup with Irish Soda Bread

There’s a band out there that calls itself the Afro Celt Sound System. Founded by members of the Pogues (the sometimes folk, sometimes pop, sometimes punk Celtic band), they blend Irish melodies with West African rhythms to create an always … Continue reading

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Rules to Eat By

As always, an interesting and thought-provoking piece from Michael Pollan. Rules to Eat By My favorite: Don’t eat egg salad from a vending machine. Here at the Training Table, we have our own kitchen manifesto, as you can see if … Continue reading

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NYT Mag: The Food Issue

Need to read it cover to cover: Putting America on a Diet

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Michael Pollan in the Times

From this Sunday’s New York Times Magazine: Out of the Kitchen, Onto the Couchby Michael Pollan An interesting look at the relationship between cooking and eating. Read it now, discussion to follow.

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