Tag: food

Fat-shaming: Stop. Just stop.

Following up to my last post about Harriet Brown’s Body of Truth, here’s another reminder of our society’s last acceptable prejudice. Racism still exists, but our society¬†no longer will accept it, and we call it out whenever it appears in the news or the cultural consciousness.¬†Our treatment of and attitude toward homosexuals is something that’s…

Read more Fat-shaming: Stop. Just stop.

Confessions of a carbaholic

I love carbohydrates. I absolutely adore them: breads, pasta, starchy veggies, fresh fruits and, yeah, refined sugar. I’ve always known that white sugar (and, well, brown, that amazing kind that not only tastes good as part of a streusel topping or a cookie but entertainingly can hold its shape like a sand castle …) is…

Read more Confessions of a carbaholic