White People Food

I think a lot about the intersection of food and the socially constructed ideas we have about it. That’s not directly the purpose of my post here, just setting some context. And full disclosure, as the great wordsmith Weird Al Yankovich declared, “I’m nerdy in the extreme and whiter than sour cream.” With ancestry hailing … Continue reading White People Food

Happy Carnivore

Not a description of me I would have recognized as a young twenty-something, when I was deep in my multiple years of vegetarianism. I grew up on a pretty unremarkable American diet and it felt pretty exotic when I encountered my high school friend Sarah, who was a vegetarian. My midwestern Step-mother and her recently … Continue reading Happy Carnivore