Tag Archives: spices

  • Spring Cleaning

    Posted on May 16, 2013 by Becka in Food Musings.

    The annual practice of spring cleaning began centuries ago, before the advent of vacuum cleaners. Spring was the time of year when it was just warm enough to let the winter dust escape through open windows but still cool enough to keep insects from inhabiting your home through those open windows. Nowadays, spring cleaning has […]

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  • Evolving Yourself Beyond Salt, Sugar, and Fat

    Posted on April 30, 2013 by Becka in Food Musings.

    Way back when we were living in caves, humans learned that fat, salt, and sugar were precious commodities that our bodies needed to stay alive. Fat helped us survive the long, cold winters; salt was necessary to replace the electrolytes we sweated out in pursuit of prey; and sugar was necessary to help our brains […]

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