Monthly Archives: June 2015

Show’s Over, Move Along

Yesterday at three we concluded our very first live workshop on the why’s and how’s of fermenting foods at the Dew Yahs shop in Parkville, MO. It was really nice to be in the front of so many people that … Continue reading

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Want Not, Waste Not

Have you ever heard of Vaclav Smil? He is a thinker of thoughts, and I first ran into his ideas watching the fascinating documentary “Surviving Progress“, where he was one of many philosophizing about progress and talking about how people … Continue reading

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Dietician Debates Professor

I listened to a fifteen minute debate on South African television between a dietitian and a professor. Marthie Leach is a sports diet dietician in South Africa, and Professor Tim Noakes is a professor of sports science, he is the namesake … Continue reading

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Who Knew

Needs work, might make a good song: From a pale blue sky Thunder You know that nothing Comes from nothing Makes you wonder What’d I ever do to you I didn’t see this coming Rain Its gonna clean off Dirt … Continue reading

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Living With Rot

fer·men·ta·tion ˌfərmənˈtāSH(ə)n/ noun the chemical breakdown of a substance by bacteria, yeasts, or other microorganisms, typically involving effervescence and the giving off of heat. Fermentation has been used since before man could write. There is evidence that neolithic people were … Continue reading

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Laws of Physics

It is not possible to ‘lose’ weight. It’s a shame that the language is so easy to misunderstand. When you weigh less than you did last week, you must actually give off something that weighs something. Every day you take … Continue reading

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Live Show

Life feeds on life. There is no way to live by eating things that have never lived, it’s too bad for the eaten. In a perfect world even your own mortal flesh will be consumed by something, returning your borrowed … Continue reading

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