22 August 2012

How to buy healthy food on a tight budget – The Chart - CNN.com Blogs



"I can't eat healthy because it's too expensive." Have you heard this? I hear it often and try to tell people it really is not the case:

"The myth has become so pervasive that everyone from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to health care providers is attempting to dispel it. Now the Environmental Working Group is joining in."

Read the article:

How to buy healthy food on a tight budget – The Chart - CNN.com Blogs

11 August 2012

Bon appetit! Restaurants celebrate Julia Child’s 100th birthday

Ah, Julia Child. Anyone who has ever even spent only a minute or two in a kitchen knows of Julia:

Image: AP file/Delmonico

"Champion of the home cook Julia Child would have turned 100 on August 15, which she would have almost certainly celebrated with a delicious and raucous dinner party. So in her honor, the publisher of a new biography about Child, “Dearie,” by Bob Spitz, asked more than 100 restaurants nationwide to put on a special Julia Child Restaurant Week, serving menus inspired by 100 of her most iconic dishes. Most restaurants are celebrating through August 15, but check individual sites for details. Here are a few places that caught our eye:

Bon appetit! Restaurants celebrate Julia Child’s 100th birthday