Monthly Archives: October 2017

How Arla Innovation is Modernizing the Face of Dairy

Cow looking straight into the camera

Old wisdom – the kind learned from our grandparents – has it that the body is made up predominantly of water. Although each grandmother would express her own estimate, the commonly touted figure is around 75%. And according to research, this received wisdom is not too far from the truth. Regulating our body temperature, aiding […]

Update – The Impossible Burger

impossible burger

Undercover Report The build: Impossible Burger Patty medium, sautéed onions, cheddar cheese artisan bun lightly grilled. Options   Heat They offer a full array of heat from practically raw to well done. Cheese You could get cheddar, swiss, or American cheese or none. Vegan  They did offer a full vegan option. Additional offerings They strongly […]

Update: Tainted Treats: To What Extent Does Honey Represent a Nutritional Friend or Foe?

Two ripe red-yellow apples.

Inspired and curious about the plant-based options for our old favorite sweetener, honey, Berkshire decided to take a closer look. Perusing the aisles of our local store, we noted that options include date syrup, golden syrup, coconut nectar, molasses, agave nectar, and the always outstanding New England maple syrup. (And yes, of course we’re biased […]

Tainted Treats – To What Extent Does Honey Represent a Nutritional Friend or Foe?

Bear honey bottle

Next month, just ahead of the holidays, the new movie by director Simon Curtis opens in theaters nationwide. Starring Domhnall Gleeson and Margot Robbie, ‘Goodbye Christopher Robin’ chronicles the fall and rise of British writer A.A.Milne, ultimately made famous by the books ‘Winnie the Pooh and its sequel, ‘The House at Pooh Corner.’ Milne wrote […]