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Hello Mary Lee community! As you may know, we are shifting towards longer story-telling, and are separating out the stories from the recipes in order to make both easier to find. Here is a deeper look into my story. As a head's up, I am quite honest about how my food journey intersects with mental health at different points. For some this might be triggering, so read informed. Lately, despite the fact that I professionally trade in narratives and life [...]
Have you ever had a panic attack? Like the kind where you can’t breathe and need a paper bag? This has only happened once or twice in my life, but the feeling is not something that I will soon forget. My body was out of my control. This feeling was similar to when I first tried to figure out the food allergy world. If you are connected to someone with food allergies, you can probably relate! So, in that case, I [...]
Once again summer has come and gone all too quickly. My mother told me when I was young that this would happen, but I never am quite prepared for it. During the summertime, I usually have all of these exciting ideas, plans, and hopefully the possibility of rest, but in all actuality, I finish maybe one project at most! This creates a pretty deep hole of disappointment. I push and push and push myself all of the time to find [...]
“Almost all the corn and soybeans grown in the United States now contain DNA derived from bacteria. The foreign gene makes the soybeans resistant to an herbicide used in weed control, and causes the corn to produce its own insecticide.” “The F.D.A. has said that labeling is generally not necessary because the genetic modification does not materially change the food.” From “Battle Brewing Over Labeling of Genetically Modified Foods” by Amy Harmon and Andrew Pollack of the New York Times [...]