Plucking the Chickens
So, it took me more than a year to finish it, but it's finally done! I've been working on an automatic chicken plucker in my spare time. I got the idea from Herrick Kimball's Whizbang … more
Is that peach fresh?
I was sitting at my desk at work today trying very hard not to listen to the conversation happening behind me. Two of my coworkers were debating whether frozen fruits and vegetables are as good … more
The Declining Nutritional Value of a Vegetable
When we were kids, our mothers always told us to eat all of our vegetables so that we could grow big and strong. But Mom had always heard that vegetables were good for you. It turns out … more
What's in an Egg?
If you do a little reading of lables in the grocery store, you will quickly notice a wide variety of marketing terms on the packaging of the mass-produced eggs. Some of the common terms you'll … more
The Food We Eat
The more I hear in the news about the food we eat, the more convinced I am that things need to change. A hundred years ago we didn't have GMO corn, RoundUp Ready soy beans, RBGH in our … more