Archive | February 14, 2012

From Market to Table – 58 of 365

Think about that delicious meal you just shared with family or friends.   The pot roast and potatoes probably had quite the mundane journey halfway across the country from some Chicago factory to Salt Lake and finally to your kitchen where it all may have awaited its fate for days in the refrigerator.  The beef most likely arrived home in a plastic wrapped […]

Beer Can Chicken – 57 of 365

Do Vietnamese people say any sort of mealtime prayer before ingesting some of their delicacies?  During the full moon people arrive by the hundreds at Buddhist temples to appease the gods in creative ways such as burning fake American money.  So surely the concept of prayer exists.  Maybe the dinner table scene plays out something like this:  […]