A culinary chronicle about our distinctive approach to food, cooking and eating in the West.
Cooking Meat: Knowing how to cook animal-based proteins.
Fruit: Botanically speaking…Is tomato a fruit or vegetable?
Pepper: Pepper’s long-standing supremacy in the spice world.
Sustainable Eating: The Gateway bug: The next step to sustainable eating.
What the Dickens is Wassail? The Carol of high-spirited goodwill.
Salad: What is a salad? The word salad has come to mean impracticality…chopped food with a dressing.
Lael Gilbert is a free-lance writer and a long-time consumer of food. She is most interested in food psychology, the cultural and aesthetic experience of cuisine, the slow food movement, and tucking into a good dinner. She hangs up her chef's knife in Logan, Utah.