Virgil on September 30, 2013

This is going to be one of those “I told you so” posts, but at least scientists are slowly and finally waking up to farming practices that have worked for thousands of years and were destroyed (or in the process of destruction) by modern science and their government and agribusiness allies. So, some scientists are […]

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  Is transportation between here and China and back really that inexpensive? Hard to believe. Is labor really that cheap compared to here? I live in an area with at least one big chicken processing plant and most of the line employees are Mexican. I don’t know their pay rates, but I doubt it is […]

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Virgil on September 25, 2013

All of you looking for a gourmet meal, run away now. This is a quick and easy meal that tastes great, but is certainly not gourmet. This one is from my childhood and I have never made it nor had it in years. My mother was an excellent cook and could make the most wonderful […]

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Virgil on September 21, 2013

I have discussed the philosophy of known-knowns, known-unknowns, and unknown-unknowns. With artificially genetically engineered crops, those with genetic modifications that could NEVER happen naturally, those who make the seed and promote their use tell us that they know all the known-knowns and all is well. They do not even acknowledge known-unknowns or, horrors, unknown-unknowns. Yet, […]

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Virgil on September 19, 2013

I have tons of cool kitchen tools from my grandmother and mother. This little device came from my grandmother who, by the way, was an unreal cook. I’ve been trying to duplicate her eastern Tennessee apple sauce for years. I have come close, but no cigar so far. When I was a kid, I would […]

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