Guys, what is with all of the food trends being either zero-calorie, nutrient-dense greens or froofy, sugary, carby grain-based things? I mean — cupcakes, donuts, cronuts, toast? Kale, collards, chard? We’re in denial, here. It’s like if we eat enough kale we might be able to “get away with” (eye roll) eating fried dough.
There’s no love for protein, man. I mean, yeah, bacon, but we’ve baconed so much that we’re about to have a bacon shortage. We need to replace the obsession. Here are my ideas: Keep reading »
Ask any man where he wants to go for his birthday and 98% of the time* he will answer “steak house.” Ask him today, and hopefully he’d have the good sense to utter, “Steak and a blow job please,” as today, March 14, is the unofficial reverse Valentine’s Day known as “Steak & Blow Job Day.” I won’t tell you how to do the latter (that’s Dr. V’s territory), but I can handle the former. Face it, if you’re hitting up a spot a few steps up from the Red Lobster, chances are the meal will cost you a few Benjamins. As with most DIY projects, this steak dinner will save you enough greenbacks to fund a new birthday dinner outfit without compromising what it is he desires – a juicy seared steak. (*unconfirmed but highly probable statistic) Keep reading »
Can a vegetarian and an omnivore have a lasting relationship? And what happens if one person has a gluten allergy and the other subsists on pasta? A Chicago Tribune article considers how people with eating issues fare in relationships. It seems, as with everything, that there aren’t any major trends (i.e., vegetarians have higher divorce rates!), and it just depends on the people involved. Some are willing to change, adapt, or look the other way when a bloody steak goes on the grill, while others won’t budge. Kathryn Zerbe, a psychiatrist who specializes in eating disorders, told the Tribune that food has a strong subconscious link to love. Turning your nose up at a partner’s food can feel like rejection, she said. Keep reading »