Tag: food

Restaurant Hacks: How to Cut Vegetables with One Slice Spend about a minute to watch a video that will show you a simple way to slice small veggies in half with one slice. The chef says it will work for spherical and elliptical produce. He must have studied geometry. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Turning Air Into Water Australian engineering student/inventor Edward Linacre has created a device that draws air from the atmosphere and cools it underground to condense water for irrigation. The invention derives from biomimicry, imitating mechanically what nature demonstrates. Linacre’s invention is modeled after a hardy desert beetle. 2-minute video. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

28 Fruits And Vegetables That You Had No Idea Grew Like That I knew about the brussels sprouts, the asparagus, the leeks, celery, beets, cantaloupes, broccoli florets, & arugula because I’ve grown them. I knew about peanuts & blueberries because I’ve seen them growing. And I knew about lemons because of the Trini Lopez song, […]

Seven Wonders of the Microbe World. 26 minutes. From beer to bread to the Black Death, and some items that don’t start with ‘b’, like cheese and yogurt, we see the effect of microbes on our food and on our lives. Talking head narrators and nice graphics. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Everything you need to know about keyhole gardens. What? I’d never heard of them either. This site shows oodles of photos of keyhole gardens. Diagrams (and more photos) show how to make them. I think I’ll try it! TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

7 foods and herbs to fight the common cold. Sounds like a good idea to me. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Learn 10 weird facts about your food, like shellac candy, meat glue, and fecal soda. It’s a real treat. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Tree nuts, chockfull of healthful fats, may help you live longer. Once thought of as contributing to weight gain, a huge research project shows that not only do tree nuts contribute to longer life they also help to reduce weight. Natural is always best when it comes to eating, and living. Butter gets an uptick […]

All about breatharianism. If you’ve been feeling the pinch with food prices these days, why not give up on food and get your nourishment from light, or possibly from the air? TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Ronnie Cummins of Turning the Tide Against Monsanto! GMO labeling legislation failed because massive infusions of money from mega-corporations. But the issue is now alive in all the states and even legislators are getting on board. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious