Test Tube Meat?

Yes, scientists are now growing meat in petri dishes. Sound tasty? Researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina have been working on a product they call “cultured meat” for the past ten years and are ready to unveil it… Read More ›

Are Blackberries Really Black?

Well…dark red, really. The lovely Bookjunkie on her Tiny Island recently posted this fresh little tidbit about blackberries:   According to this article on UK Food Guide, I never knew that blackberries were the relatives of the rose. This is another imported… Read More ›

Using Food as Medicine?

For the past 5 years I have been reading about how foods can directly effect our health and our risk of certain illnesses including cancer. A recent lecture given by John Farquhar, MD from Stanford University, reinforces all the things… Read More ›