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Jane Ward
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Jazz Brunch at Johnny D's
Corn Free July has passed once more, and, as usual, it involved a lot of cooking from scratch, but I always find a new restaurant or two during the challenge, and this time I discovered the sustainable side of a local favorite: Johnny D's Uptown in Somervil...

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5 Years of Corn Free July
It's the fifth time I've done this, and over the years, as I describe the project to new people, the explanation has gotten easier and easier. Not because I've perfected my elevator pitch. If anything, the opposite is true. Self-promotion will never come ea...

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Corn-Free Raspberry Lime Rickey with Q Club Soda
We all know Coke isn't the smartest beverage choice, no matter how wholesome our friends at McCann Erickson try to make it seem. It's got too much sugar, and too much caffeine, and all kinds of weird artificial colors and stuff, but what you might not know ...

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Putting the Eat Well Guide to the Corn Free Test
In a way, it's surprising that this didn't happen sooner. The Eat Well Guide , a project of Sustainable Table , is essentially Yelp for sustainable food, allowing users to search its database for eating establishments near them, specifying options such as f...

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The winter holidays are the ones that get a bad reputation for their unhealthy food, but let's not forget the diet-breaking pitfalls of a July 4th Celebration: All those hot dogs and hamburgers, and the buns they come in and condiments that go on them are u...

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Corn Free July 2015
Hello from the world of neglected blogs! I'm proud to report that I was able to complete a pretty decent first draft of my novel, A More Elegant Solution, during my time off. The research for that led me to explore in more depth the sustainable food movemen...

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February Link Roundup
It's been a rough February, and I couldn't be happier that we got through it. Now if only someone would tell the snow that it's almost spring everything would be perfect. Here some of the most noteworthy news I found while I was snowed in: The American Coun...

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January Recipe Roundup
So many recipes, so little time. I've accepted the fact that I will never get to all the recipes I've bookmarked over the years, just like I will never get to all the books on my shelf, but here are a few that I tried for the first time in January, and foun...

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A New Year and A New Project
I hope you'll forgive me if I'm not around much the next few months. I have a new writing project that, like a new baby, requires constant supervision if it's going to thrive. If you know me, you know I I've always been more comfortable in the world of fict...

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What's in the News: December 2014
Well, the holiday season is pretty much over, and so is 2014. We're just a couple of bottles of champagne and a half-hearted joke about an unused gym membership away from putting this whole thing behind us, but before we do, let's see what happened in food ...
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