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October 22, 2014

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4:50 PM | Share Your Best Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes and Stories
This year’s “Vegetarian Thanksgiving” will be a selection of reader's recipes and the personal stories behind them.

October 13, 2014

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11:53 PM | King Harvest has Surely Come: Everything you need to know about Canadian Thanksgiving
We decided to forgo the Canadian Thanksgiving this year for the first time – ever. Two intense weekends of hockey, jobs, school, and turkey about $5 a pound (although they walk around the neighborhood and Amy could take one out … Continue reading →

October 11, 2014

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5:09 PM | Chemicals and Food: A Little Perspective
What do formaldehyde, hydrogen peroxide, and acetaldehyde have in common? They are all chemicals that we perceive as dangerous and known carcinogens or mutagens. They are also all likely to be found in your Thanksgiving dinner. No – they are not additives, preservatives, or contaminants – rather compounds found naturally in food. It is not uncommon to hear an argument that “artificial” chemicals added to food are dangerous. However, natural vs unnatural is not a good […]

October 10, 2014

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1:39 PM | Early Season Flu Fatalities In NC, SC & ID
  # 9177     Although flu season often doesn’t get started in earnest until after Thanksgiving, some years we see earlier starts than others.  Over the past couple of weeks I’ve seen a smattering of flu reports from New Mexico, California, and New Hampshire – but this week we’ve seen several flu fatalities announced – including among children.   A reminder that influenza is a genuine killer – claiming thousands of lives in […]
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