Tag Archives: cooking

Link: TED – Heribert Watzke on the Brain in Our Gut (4/3)

The brain in our gut I was just browsing TED.com and found this interesting talk. For the first few minutes, he basically says exactly the same things that Wrangham said in his book. But then he goes out on a new … Continue reading

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Stop Reading, Start Doing Pushups. (3/30)

In the book Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human, Richard Wrangham puts forth the idea that cooking played a major part in the evolution into humans, an idea that I wholeheartedly support, if with skepticism. Yes, I understand what … Continue reading

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Response to Wrangham (3/30)

Over the past month we have been reading a book written by Richard Wrangham about how the introduction of cooking our food made us into the humans we know recognize today. I personally do not agree with the theory of … Continue reading

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Life, the Universe, and Everything in Between (Including food. Maybe.) (3/23)

Do you ever get that feeling that you are on the brink of some big idea? Like you’re about to figure out the meaning of life or something? Like your neurons are being woven into the fabric of the universe … Continue reading

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Said The King To The River (3/16)

Foods that I can pronounce and detect are definitely of French pronunciation, why must you elude me with your spelling? Why, internet, must you be as slow as an old man with broken legs moving uphill in molasses? Mirliton, that … Continue reading

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Weekly Response – Raw Food, Evolution, and the Like (3/2)

So, this week we talked about lots of interesting things. I also came across many things in the news and in my own web-surfing that made mental connections to what we learned, so my mental picture of where everything related … Continue reading

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Here, Hear! A Weekly Link! (2/7)

http://www.kitchendaily.com/2010/04/23/food-myths/ The above link explains and debunks some common food myths, including the old fashioned “throw the spaghetti at the wall to see if it’s done” test. The most interesting myth that I had never heard of before was the … Continue reading

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