The Wheaties Effect

Wheaties effect
By Matt Stone The other day I was straining some pasta. My strainer, a fancy chinois that I have had for about a decade now, lives up in a small cabinet (from now on referred to as a CARBinet… Thanks Batty!) above the microwave. I reached up there and opened the carbinet to grab it. As I took hold of the handle I saw, lurking behind it, my tin of Great Lakes Collagen Hydrolysate. I...

The Best Way to Feed Your Dog

best diet for dogs
By Matt Stone In the comments on a recent post the topic of dog nutrition surfaced.  Several people mentioned switching their dogs to new diets or even applying my methods of “rest and refeeding” to a sick pet.  TW writes… When I came home from college my dog was really sick and frail with obvious signs of Cushing’s. She had lost a ton of weight, collapsed often, peed in the...

Soy Sauce

soy sauce
Well I guess it’s meant to be.  I did a long-winded post about soy sauce, pulling nerdy nutrition crap out of my rear end, and when I went to preview it the whole thing got lost into an internet black hole.  Nothing remained.  So be it.  Instead I’ll leave that out and just say, simply, why I wanted to do a post on soy sauce specifically… After recently seeing the powerful...

How to Cook Dark Leafy Greens

Just a quick little weekend blurb here… This is very simple but for some reason, maybe due to my inner Cracker Barrel, I just really love it.  You couldn’t pay me to a eat a salad if these greens were sitting next to it.  To make them all I do is add a couple cups of water to a pot, 1 sliced onion per pound of dark greens (turnip greens are the best –...