I don’t know about you, but I hate grocery shopping. It’s so often an exercise in frustration – standing in aisles, reading labels, rolling my eyes in disgust and putting things back on the shelf. When I finally do make it to the checkout line, I stare at the register wondering if I somehow managed … Continue reading Alternatives to Grocery Shopping: CSAs
Recently, the grocery store closest to me has started rearranging its isles in bizarre ways. (I walked the whole store twice and then had to ask someone before I found the vinegar!) More irritatingly, they’ve also been using the process to revise their product lines. “Middle of the road” products are rapidly disappearing, leaving only … Continue reading Good, Better, Best: Butter
If you’ve ever picked up a purportedly “healthy” food and tried to read the label, you probably found yourself face to face with a bewildering array of logos, certifications, and nutritional claims. What do they all really mean? Today I’m going to start a recurring series of posts designed to demystify food labels and help … Continue reading Food Labels: What Does It All Mean, Anyway?