I saved a few books from my time in University, largely the theme that made the cut are food, religion (critiques of), sex and politics. Reading in school meant skimming for answers, and putting the book away after I finished a late night cram session so I could ride early in the morning. 500 more words
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Perhaps you’ve heard of The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan. Although this book is still on my to-read list, from what I’ve garnered over the years of friends raving about this book, Pollan follows four meals and details the intimate lengths taken for them to arrive at our dinner plates. 740 more words
Is there anything wrong with eating meat? No. There might be something wrong with eating animals that are treated inhumanely – kept in confined spaces, being fed the cheapest foods instead of what’s best for them, butchered in a mass operation that gets them out as fast as it gets them in. 335 more words
(Planet Earth) God got it right, right in the beginning, when he told our earliest ancestors: “See, I give you every seed-bearing plant on all the earth and every tree that has seed-bearing fruit on it to be your food.” It’s right there in Genesis 1:29 if you don’t believe me. 192 more words
I find myself living with a vegan, very little counter space, and a huge appetite. I need to learn how to cook.
When I was little, I used to make strange concoctions in the kitchen (raisins in flour with a pinch of salt was, weirdly, something I kept coming back to). 979 more words