Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution

It seems like my blog has settled into being mostly about food and TV, so it’s no real surprise that I’d be drawn to the new show, Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution. It especially calls to me because Jamie is trying to move the town of Huntington, West Virginia from a diet of processed, sugary crap to whole foods cooked fresh. No matter what your nutritional attitudes, I think we can all agree that “whole foods cooked fresh” is a great and healthy thing. (I’d just add in some extra natural. . . Read More!

Gargantuan Orangutan

I’d never had Chunky Monkey ice cream, but Scott wanted to try making a low-carb version. So we got some banana flavoring, I soaked and toasted some pecans (apparently the original has walnuts, but me no likey), and I made some of the coconut oil chocolate to break up into chunks. Since I’ve found the pasteurized in-shell eggs, our ice cream has raw yolks. Here’s what I used: 1 cup heavy cream 2 cups half-and-half 3 egg yolks (pasteurized) 1/2 cup Splenda 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 2 tsp banana flavor. . . Read More!