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Bacon Fat Gingersnaps

November 20th, 2015 · No Comments · Blog, Recipes

It’s true. These may look like your standard issue gingersnap cookies. But they are loaded with our new secret ingredient: bacon fat. We’ve been smoking our own bacon lately using pork belly from our friend Mike’s pigs. Besides being drop-dead delicious, this particular bacon is blessed with thick layers of fat. The jar of bacon […]

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L.A. Times Finally Says It: Carbs, not Fat, Are the Problem

December 19th, 2010 · 6 Comments · food news

Are the mainstream media finally coming around to the idea that our national obsession with fat was a bad idea? In a ground-breaking article, the Los Angeles Times this week embraces the growing scientific view that the chief cause of our nation’s obesity and other dietary ills isn’t fat, as we’ve been told for the […]

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Making America Fat: It’s Not the Burger, it’s the Bun

July 6th, 2010 · 9 Comments · food news

It’s been a while since I ranted about carbohydrates and our misplaced fear of fat. But there’s been a rip-tide of press lately confirming what some of us already knew: it’s not the fat in our diet that’s making Americans obese, but the way we gorge on carbohydrates, and especially refined carbohydrates like bread and […]

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