Potatoes are reportedly the latest addition to a long list of what expectant mothers aren’t advised to eat, because too much of a starchy good thing can cause gestational diabetes.
Welcome to Better Than It Looks, a new series in which we discuss the recipes we tried (and maybe failed) to execute, and the foods that were served to us by someone perhaps more talented than ourselves.
To Whom It May Concern at the Bavarian Farmers Association,
Um, the only that might make this better if it grew both chocolate and peanut butter. (Ladies, am I right???)
Carbs! Carbs! Carbs!
Congress has taken on a long-neglected injustice in the food pyramid and will push to ensure that pizza, once derided as little more than a triangular delivery system for sodium and saturated fats, be finally recognized as the wholesome vegetable that it is. Our tax dollars, God's work.
A quick update on the Potato Wars being fought by the American government, the potato industry, and the lunch lady in your elementary school's cafeteria: the Senate voted to reject the $19.78 billion agriculture and rural development bill which, among many other things, would have limited schools to serving only…
Despite the fact that our nation's potato consumption is at its lowest point in 30 years — down 20% since 1996, in fact — our kids are consuming so much of the vegetable in school lunches that it's become a topic of debate in the Senate. The government would like to see potatoes in school lunches limited to only two…
For the past 60 days, Washington State Potato Commission head Chris Voight ate only potatoes to protest the government banning or limiting the vegetable in some programs. Voight lost 21 pounds and lowered his cholesterol, but the restrictions remain.
Speaking of latkes: Anna and I need a great recipe. On this first night of Hanukkah, your best latke recipes and photos in the comments, please.