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Category: Food

Steak with mushroom creole sauce

A few weeks ago I went to the store and bought a 12″ cast iron skillet because I was tired of only being able to do tiny, 9″ cornbreads.  As a bonus in addition to life-sized cornbread rounds, this also gives me enough surface area to do steaks! […]

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A rib-shaped void

When I was at University in Starkville, There was this barbecue joint that we frequented.  Since then I have often said that it’s a good thing that guy closed down or else I’d be dead from cholesterol! Actually, it wasn’t even a barbeque joint.  It was just an […]

What changes your sense of taste!?

Who would have thought it?  It has been known for a long time (just not by me) that sounds can affect your sense of taste. In this recent article at Atlas Obscura, author Paula Meija discusses how sounds can affect taste, including… More people than expected choose tomato juice […]

Living the Omnivore’s Dilemma

My favorite food writer is Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma, In Defense of Food, and Food Rules, among other books.  Pollan has a very readable style and is able to take really dense, scientific material and make it engaging and understandable for public consumption.   As an […]