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Pressure Cooker – Book Review

Pressure Cooker: Why Home Cooking Won’t Solve our Problems and What We Can Do About It, makes for interesting pandemic reading. Pressure Cooker was published in 2010, and the paperback version will be coming out later this year.  This post contains an affiliate link. I receive a small commission on any purchases made through this link. There is…

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Food Community

Missing Coffee, Missing Friends*

*Some days I wasn’t sure what I was missing most. I’m writing this post late Friday night. My participation in the Winnipeg Harvest Poverty Pledge is coming to an end. I had expected this to be relatively easy. After all, in 2008 I had lived off of $20 a week for food during Lent. That…

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Common Eating Community Food

Bell Tower Community Cafe

It’s a typical scene that you see at many food banks. People come in the door, line-up and wait as they proceed along to the table, where they register to receive a food hamper. However, it’s what happens after they’ve registered that make this food bank a little different. This food bank is the Bell…

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Whitebread Protestants – Daniel Sack

 Whitebread Protestants:  Food and Religion in American Culture What do Welch’s Grape Juice and Graham Crackers have in common?  They are both products that arose out attempts by committed Christians to bring their faith to bear on the food they ate.  These are just two of many interesting tidbits that populate the book Whitebread Protestants:…