WHAT’S YOUR OMNIVORE SCORE?

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“The Omnivore’s Hundred” was posted on the British blog Very Good Taste by Andrew Wheeler back in August. It is an interactive meme for bloggers. He lists 100 things that he thinks every good omnivore should have tried at least once in his/her life. Some of the items are ordinary, some are dangerous, some are exotic, and some are just plain bad. Check out his list below and see how you do. So far he has had 1,111 responses. I have eaten 64 of the…

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“Good Calories, Bad Calories” due out in paperback!

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Gary Taubes’s book, Good Calories, Bad Calories, was an expose of how far the medical establishment has drifted from science-based advice on nutrition. The paperback version is due to be released on Sept. 23, 2008. If you haven’t bought it yet, now you can get it for less. I originally bought two copies, one to use and one to loan out, but I gave the loaner away, so I’ll be placing an order for a new one myself. The new paperback is:Good Calories, Bad Calories:…

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A COLLECTOR’S DREAM IN NEW ORLEANS

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I’m off to the IACP (International Association of Culinary Professionals) conference, which is being held this year in the food Mecca of America—NEW ORLEANS. I will be participating in the Cookbook Expo on Friday, April 18, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM at the Earnest N. Morial Convention Center. This is a cookbook collector’s dream! The expo is free and open to the public, so if you will be in New Orleans, stop by to talk to your favorite celebrity authors (and me too!) and pick…

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Easter Menus

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Easter is early this year—are you ready? Here are two menus, one for a spring brunch and one for a scrumptious Easter dinner. There’s still time, but you’d better get hopp’n! EASTER SUNDAY BRUNCH Waffles Benedict (Waffles, ham and poached eggs with Hollandaise Sauce) Fruit and Nut Compote * Devonshire Cream with fresh strawberries for dipping Shortbread Cookies EASTER DINNER Snow Peas stuffed with Herb Cheese * Pan Grilled Duck Breasts with Brown Sauce Rhubarb Ginger Chutney Cheese Polenta Sautéed Asparagus * Heavenly Pie Items…

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Indy Sports, the Men’s Magazine features “Carb Wars”

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The December issue of Indy Sports, The Men’s Magazine, featured a two-page article about Carb Wars, titled, “Healthy, Hearty Holiday Recipes for the Meat and Potatoes Man,” by Teresa Tanoos. It included two menus for Holiday meals based on recipes from the book. On the opposite page was “How to Read Labels, advice from Carb Wars and Judy Barnes Baker.” I just received a copy of the magazine today; it is beautifully done and I am thrilled to be featured in this fantastic publication! Indy…

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Sugar Shock Radio Show Appearance

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I have been invited to participate in a panel discussion on Connie Bennett’s Sugar Shock Radio show on December 11, at 3:00 PM EST (12:00 noon PST) to talk about how to survive the holidays without sugar. Here is the link for the info: http://www.sugarshockblog.com/2007/12/low-carb-expert.html. Connie is the author of “Sugar Shock! How Sweets and Simple Carbs Can Derail Your Life and How You Can Get Back on Track.”

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Welcome to www.carbwars.blogspot.com

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Look at me; I’m blogging! Welcome to http://www.carbwars.blogspot.com/. I have added this Web log to my Website, which will make it much easier to add content. I’m learning the ropes, so bear with me while I work out the kinks and grow some new brain cells to deal with all the techie stuff. Please stop by to visit often and share your comments and suggestions. —Judy Barnes Baker

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