Author Archives: Drew

We’re Not The Only Thing Evolving

Photo by: Team Traveller High fructose corn syrup is evil, we should eat sugar. No, all sugar is evil, we shouldn’t eat any of it. No, raw fruits and honey are good, and agave nectar is better. All clear? There’s a lot of debate on the Internet lately about fructose vs. sucrose, and whether it […]

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The Science of Bread

Photo by: Jimee, Jackie, Tom & Asha People have been baking bread for a long time. Wheat for bread — or maybe beer, but they made the beer from the bread, so same thing — was the reason people invented agriculture. After all that time we’ve ended up with thousands of variations on flour, salt, […]

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School lunches have gotten worse

School lunches have never had a reputation for high quality. But when I was in school I remember seeing them actually cooking back there on the other side of the steam trays. Sure, they weren’t always cooking anything I liked, but it was … okay. Except for the pizza. Man, my junior high and high […]

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Here’s the cover

Now that the book is done and ready for preorder, I thought I’d share the cover. Yes, that’s me. And yes, I’m using a potato masher to stir the dough.

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“How To Roast A Lamb” Preview

I’ve just barely started reading How to Roast a Lamb by Michael Psilakis, and I have to say I already like him. He says in the introduction to the book that even though he usually cooks with stock, most of the recipes in the book are made with water … because that’s how his mother […]

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