Archive | December, 2013

Review: Safeway Bakery Counter light fruitcake slice

Fruitcake doesn’t do anything for me. I think. See, I can’t say I’ve had all that much fruitcake in my life. Like many people, I tried it once or twice years ago, decided I didn’t like it, then neglected to try it again because I assumed I still didn’t like it. This is crazy, of […]

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Last Minute Christmas Gift Guide 2013

Arbitrary: Last Minute Christmas Gift Guide 2013

It’s Dec. 24, which means you’re too late for online shopping, Clicky McGee. You’re going to have to go out into the world, interact with people and listen to tediously overplayed Christmas music through tinny shop speakers. Or wear earplugs. Your call. On the plus side, you’ll get to support local businesses with your holiday […]

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Book Review: Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us, by Michael Moss

I will admit to a certain amount of soul-searching about my role running and writing for this website. Any thinking person with a basic understanding of nutrition can’t look at a modern supermarket without at least some measure of horror. Salt Sugar Fat, journalist Michael Moss’s examination of the three fundamental ingredient pillars of food […]

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