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  • My 100th Post (About What To Buy Eat Know Make Read See Try)

    Dear all, My first 99 posts are about what to Buy Eat Know Make Read See and Try. For my 100th post here, I offer an abbreviated list of my other writings in online publications such as the Huffington Post, the Daily Beast and Digital Dads. Some food, some...
  • Mindful Eating Leads To Weight Loss

    The Mind Gut Connection Taken from the powerofslow via the Harvard Health Letter Meditation is typically something you think of as a strategy for quieting the mind. But apparently, it can quiet your appetite, too. According to recent research reported by the Harvard Health Letter, mindful eating can lead...
  • Eight Tips for Breakfast

    Re-printed from the Harvard Health Letter The morning meal “breaks the fast” and replenishes blood sugar (glucose) levels that are normally low after a night’s sleep. But it isn’t just a matter of timing. Whether the day’s inaugural meal is healthful depends on its content, too, according to the...
  • THE Best Hot Dogs Money Can Buy

    COOK’S ILLUSTRATED compiled these taste test results of store-bought hot dogs as determined by a 20-person tasting panel. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED Nathan’s Famous Beef Franks RECOMMENDED Johnsonville Stadium Style Beef Franks RECOMMENDED Hebrew National Beef Franks RECOMMENDED WITH RESERVATIONS Oscar Mayer Beef Franks RECOMMENDED WITH RESERVATIONS Kayem Deli Jumbo Beef...
  • “Daddy Has A Peanut”

    True story. It was at a trendy Italian restaurant on New York’s “Upper East Side.” A hot night it was, so rather than cooking, I was taking the family out to dinner instead. Although I don’t recall exactly what we ate, I do remember that our waitress was attractive....
  • Shoppers Guide to Pesticides in Produce

    Reprinted from the Environmental Working Group website, this is what you need to know about the “Dirty Dozen” and the “Clean Fifteen” when it comes to pesticides in your food. Good to know AND you can download a handy little SHOPPING guide at the bottom of this post. SUMMARY...
  • The Short Order Dad Interview on momfilter

    Rob Rosenthal aka Short Order Dad – momfilter....
  • Is Candy Evil or Just Misunderstood?

    Decide for yourselves. I’m just passing on this article from the New York Times. What do you think? How do you deal with candy – for yourself – and for your kids?...
  • Because You Love Oysters

    Prime time oyster season is upon us. That’s exciting for those of us who love to slurp these little packages of oceanic love. Here is a helpful oyster website, kind of like everything you need to know. Here is your helpful oyster finder. And here, for those of you...