Does the Salt You Choose Really Make a Difference?

Does the salt you choose really make a difference?

Written by Stephanie Langford Mmm, salt. I confess, I just love salty things. It’s too bad that salt has gotten such a bad rap (along with butter- one of my other favorite culinary delights). Everywhere you look in the grocery store, pretty colored packages with sleek marketing slogans proclaim that they have “no salt”, “low salt”, or are “low in sodium”. And we buy them up, oh yes we do. I see the coveted “low salt” labels in pantries and shopping carts galore, or hear […]

You Tell Me : What Will You Do (If Anything) About Radiation from Japan?

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I had intended to write the second installment of the How to Plan Your Garden post for today (don’t worry, it’s still coming) but between a bout of illness in our own home and all of the conflicting reports that we’ve been reading in the news and on the web, this topic seemed more timely and relevant. I can safely assume that word has spread widely of the risk of nuclear radiation exposure in North American, due to the nuclear power plant crisis after the recent tsunami in Japan. […]