Tag: Food Supply Systems

Bee-Friendly Food: A Feast for All

Bee-Friendly Food: A Feast for All

Spring is beautiful in Kentucky. Dogwood, redbuds and tulip trees abound and tulips, daffodils, iris and azaleas brighten our surroundings. Garden centers bustle with energized customers looking for the perfect outdoor flowers. Farmers’ markets open with the abundance...

Despite Challenges the Outlook for Eggs Is Bright

Despite Challenges the Outlook for Eggs Is Bright

This is the time of the year when the “incredible” egg usually gets top billing. There are Easter egg hunts, Easter egg decorating, spring brunches and Sunday dinners featuring eggs in some form or fashion. However, eggs are seeing some undo focus this year as prices...

Our Holiday Meals — Pricey But Truly Priceless

Our Holiday Meals — Pricey But Truly Priceless

We are starting to regain some normality to the holidays but amid our anticipation, looming headlines about the price of food hit us in the face and pocketbook. Regardless of the media source, there is a consistent theme: our Thanksgiving dinner (and future holiday...

In Case You Were Wondering ….

In Case You Were Wondering ….

Recently, one of my friends, a culinary extraordinaire, asked me a simple but complicated question: “Why can I only find 20 pound turkeys at the grocery store when I am only cooking for two?” Even though I didn’t have an informed answer at the time, I knew I could...

Don’t Let Fresh Get in the Way of Eating Healthy

Don’t Let Fresh Get in the Way of Eating Healthy

It was the middle of winter in Chicago with snow on the ground (sounds familiar?) and during a question-and-answer session following a presentation I had just given, an audience member asked “What is the one food or nutrition myth you would like to bust”? Without...