Tag: food

Home /
img

This I Believe

By
|
In General
|
On November 21, 2018
It’s time for the annual truth-telling session of Thanksgiving food: It is largely bad. 1) Turkey is an atrocity. I love how every November we see a zillion articles that read “If you do this one trick that takes 8 days, you will create an edible meal.” Wow, compelling. I loved that brining was supposed […]

Bagelghazi

By
|
On September 13, 2018

Despite my strong opinions about condiments, I am not really a food fundamentalist, at least in terms of what is or is not appropriate about what belongs on a food, with the rare notable exceptions su

Summer Food Thread

By
|
On July 14, 2018

To quote June Carter, it’s hotter than a pepper sprout out there, at least in much of the country. And yet, I still need to eat. Other than eating a huge chunk of Limberger to make everyone with

img
I was already blaming ketchup for everything wrong with America, but now here’s some evidence, as we have a Smithsonian piece on how ketchup is emblematic of the entire American industrial food system. Even if it doesn’t see this as negative, maybe you should. In addition to its industrial recipes, Heinz also was instrumental in […]
img

Some Thoughts on Tex-Mex

By
|
In General
|
On March 17, 2018
Since I am evidently the LGM person designated to write strong opinions about food, I will link to this long defense of Tex-Mex cuisine. It’s a good article as a whole with many solid points, but it doesn’t actually amount to a great defense of Tex-Mex on the merits. Rather, it paints legitimate points about […]
1 2 21
It is main inner container footer text