I don’t have a lot of major food aversions or issues, but I do have a short list of food idiosyncrasies…..
I have to laugh when people talk about the “growing local food movement”. Back in the day that was the only food movement.
Okay, I don’t think I’ve ever written a post on here that wasn’t about food in some way…so here we go. My husband, Philip (ahem, “Phil”) quit his corporate job a little over two years ago for two reasons: (a) because he was miserably unhappy being a corporate drone; and more importantly (b) he wanted …
Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution has caused quite a stir all around the world. On Food Revolution Day-May 19, 2012-Food Revolution Chattanooga will cause a stir for local food in the Chattanooga area. Chattanoogans, join the Revolution!
I’ve heard it said that the human olfactory memory is stronger than that of any other sense. In other words, a smell can evoke much stronger and more vivid memories than an image or a sound.
As I was walking through the farmers market yesterday afternoon, I was formulating a plan, thinking about how the things that I could get there at the market would work together to make meals and what I had in the pantry that could help me create complete meals. After I got home, I thought through it all and it turns out that between the market and my pantry, I had pretty much everything I needed for a weeks worth of meals, aside from milk.
So begins the farmers market experiment. I went to the Main Street market and bought quite a haul for less than $40.00….I’m pretty proud of myself. Here’s what I got:
My brain started churning when I left the farmers market and I realized that I could almost do my grocery shopping at the farmers markets. So, look out for Chattavore to be hitting the farmers markets hard and hopefully producing some meal plans to help my fellow Chattanoogans purchase more local products as well. Help me support local food!
I am sure that if you are a human living in the United States who ever turns on the television, reads a newspaper, or otherwise interacts with the media and/or other humans, you have heard about the pink slime scandal. If you haven’t, here’s a link…http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504763_162-57393719-10391704/report-usda-school-lunch-meat-contains-pink-slime/. The short story is about something that the USDA …
I did not start this blog as a hobby. I started this blog because I like to cook, eat, and write. Well, in January 2011, when I purchased the domain name chattavore.com, I liked to cook, eat, and write. Now I can add photography to the list of things I like to do. Anyway, I …