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  • BLOG — Students vet the culinary industrial complex

    Lauren Heaton

    School food may be wanting, but it is astonishing to think that anyone could come up with a meal plan to feed a bunch of hungry kids with picky tastes for under two bucks fifty a meal.

  • BLOG — Kids navigate gustatory rush hour

    Sodexo's cheeseburger and salad.

    This week in the McKinney/Yellow Springs High School cafeteria, I learned a funny thing.

  • BLOG — Perpetually pondering pizza

    The perfect food has two homes in Yellow Springs.

    I have heard it said that there’s no such thing as bad pizza. I have heard it said because I have said it. I’m kinda of the opinion that it’s not possible to go wrong with bread, tomato sauce and cheese; everything else is incidental. How lucky am I, then, to have moved to a […]

  • BLOG — Get educated about school lunch

    Lauren Heaton

    While hopefully cafeterias are not the place where most of our children’s food experiences originate, the school lunchroom is a place where kids spend a regular, if brief, part of every weekday. What is it like for them to sit down together, and what do they eat?

  • BLOG — Symbols of a prosperous 2011

    Lauren Heaton

    When asked about the meaning of Christmas, my grandmother would always reply with a boisterous step, “Happy Birthday Jesus!” But asked about the meaning of New Year’s, her speech would suddenly assume a more reverent cadence.

  • When asked about the meaning of Christmas, my grandmother would always reply with a boisterous step, “Happy Birthday Jesus!” It’s about all one could expect from a woman who grew up with Buddha as the household deity, and still thought of going to the shrine as a punishment. But asked about the meaning of New […]

  • BLOG — Everyone’s fond of fondue

    Sheep cheese fondue

    Fondue makes a warming holiday party food that friends and family can gather around.

  • BLOG — Thick snow, thin skin

    Lucy's smiling because she's in here, and the cold's out there.

    I accept it. I embrace it. I will shout it from the rooftops: when it comes to cold weather, I am a total wiener.

  • BLOG — Super sumac, soulful shiso

    Sumac Fruit

    Two reddish-purple herbs from two Eastern countries share some interesting properties and add fabulous flavor to complement the taste formula.

  • BLOG – Back to life, back from maternity

    For real passed out in the Glen.

    Twelve weeks into motherhood, I’m stealing some minutes of my own, and a cup of decaf, and sitting down to write.

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