The Western Diet and the Diseases of Civilization

This is the second of three articles summarizing and reviewing Michael Pollan’s book, In Defense of Food.  If you have not already read the review of his first section, “The Age of Nutritionism“, you may want to do that first.   Pollan’s premise here is that most of our health problems in society can be […]

Sourdough Wheat Bread Instructions

I have tried many methods and recipes for making whole wheat sourdough bread. However, I had little success until I learned the proper techniques of bread baking in general. To do that, I had to take a step back, if you will, from what I considered “good for you” bread and (Gasp!) learn using white […]