Category Archives: Food

Feeding the poor? Let’s see your permit.

How hard can it get to feed the poor? Pretty hard.

Bobby and Amanda Herring spent more than a year providing food to homeless people in downtown Houston every day. They fed them, left behind no trash and doled out warm meals peacefully without a single crime being committed, Bobby Herring said.
That ended two weeks ago when the city shut down their “Feed a Friend” effort for lack of a permit. And city officials say the couple most likely will not be able to obtain one.

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Cross-cultural food experiment

Fellow investigators,
I have engaged in a daring experiment, eating a food which is reported to be luscious but has an off-putting, almost disgusting name, which is: clotted cream. I presume any of you who have lived in England may have met this stuff, hm?
What got me interested was hearing a couple of ex-pat Brits raving about how wonderful it was the other day, during a morning radio show from DC. (It was a podcast, of course, as I am not up at

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Country food

In this video from Texas, Chicken Fried Bacon sounds appealing, but you’d better take a low-dose aspirin before eating it, to help ward off any instant heart attacks.

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43-year-old fruitcake

No, that’s not my age. I’m referring to this story about a rum-laced cake that survived in an attic from 1962 to now, and looks about the same as it did then!
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WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Lance Nesta did what many people do when receiving a fruitcake – he set it aside, only to rediscover it more than 40 years later in his mother’s attic. Nesta couldn’t resist taking a peek at the

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Whose side are you on, whose side are you on?

Here’s the real divide in America: Starbucks nuts (left-wing, West Coast, urban women) vs. Dunkin Donuts addicts (right-wing, East Coast, rural men).
(I admit it: I’m one of those Independent wussies who wants to pick and choose. I’ll be paying in Purgatory for my lack of moral courage.)

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What? Who?

On life and living in communion with the Catholic Church.

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