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  • Top 10 Tuesday -- the most commented-upon Dining@Large posts of 2010

     
    Here are the most commented-upon Dining@Large posts of 2010. There are probably better metrics (e.g., page views) for determining the popularity of a post. But something about these 10 posts obviously hit a nerve. If only there was a way......
  • Morning Reading -- wine smuggling, Nutella and Let's Move

     
    From the Washington Post, via Baltimore Crime, a story on how Maryland's current wine-shipment laws have created smuggling routes through D.C. and Virginia. Maryland wine-lovers who work in the district are having wine shipped to -- their offices -- and.....
  • Update to the walnut story -- Hammons Products Company repsonds

     
    I received an email this morning regarding a short post I made on Wednesday, basically just a link to a post by Eddie Gehman Kohan on Obama Foodorama. In that post, Kohan questioned the Hammons Products Company's posting on its......
  • Michelle Obama reads Green Eggs and Ham

     
    Joined by Education secretary Arne Duncan, Michelle Obama reads the Dr. Seuss "foodie classic" to a gathering at the Library of Congress. Via Obama Foodorama. Right after, in the interest of fairness, Sarah Palin read The Fountainhead from start to......
  • Google Reader on a Saturday afternoon

     
    My Google Reader feeds me updates from the various food blogs I follow. Most of these blogs are listed in the blogroll, which you can find on this page at right. (Modifying the blogroll, even simply alphabetizing it, turns out......
  • How can we afford First Lady's trip to Africa?

    I don't get it ...the United States is in extreme debt and getting higher every second. Yet Michelle Obama and daughters are apparently enjoying their travels in Africa. ( "Aids Activists Share Plight With First Lady" June 24.) The plight of AIDS will...
  • Good riddance food pyramid; hello MyPlate

    Good riddance food pyramid; hello MyPlate
    If you are sending a message to Americans about what we should be eating, it makes more sense to entice us with a plate rather than a pyramid. Today, First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack followed that logic when they unveiled...
  • Why fighting AIDS in Africa is absolutely in our interest

    Thomas McDonough of Towson, asks if U.S. taxpayer dollars sent to fight AIDS in Africa are not better used right here in Baltimore or Detroit, at least for now ("African AIDS money better spent at home," June 25). Senora McGuire of Dundalk deplores the...
  • Honor Independence Day by helping returning veterans

    The president's announcement of the start of Afghanistan troop withdrawals marks a new phase in the war on terror. No group of Americans will be happier about the reduction of forces in harm's way than our service members and their families. And whether...
  • Michelle Obama is right about food and obesity

    Give me a break. The first lady can't even grow a vegetable garden or warn of the dangers of childhood obesity without some Republican creep getting their nose out of joint or complaining about the excesses of government. To these old eyes the first...
  • First lady deserves credit for promoting healthy lifestyle

    It's difficult to fathom the real purpose or intent of the scathing critiques of Michelle Obama's health initiative to lower the rate of childhood obesity. We know that this country has a significantly greater obesity problem than other industrialized...
  • Gardening with an edge

    Gardening with an edge
    First lady Michelle Obama sets the tone in trends with what she wears — and the way she gardens. The president's wife, who planted vegetables on the south lawn of the White House shortly after the family moved in, has revamped this year's garden by...