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Molly Yeh is a big deal, but she’s about to get a lot bigger. For nine years her blog “My Name Is Yeh” made waves around the Internet. Now she’s about to head to the silver screen, with her new Food Network show Girl Meets Farm.
Human beings, like their bovine counterparts, pretty much need to spend their entire day grazing on food. This means we spend a pretty considerable amount of time thinking about when, where and how our next meal is coming. The underlying fantasy is cooking delicious, healthy meals in nominal amounts of time, but that fantasy - short of spending money on takeout- has been dismissed by most as a pipe dream. The food world decreed that if you want good food, you have to spend time making it.
When I first saw Beth Warren’s new cookbook, Secrets Of A Kosher Girl, it looked to me like the kind of book that could’ve easily been published twenty years ago. In the food world, diet foods and books are passe these days, with people focusing more on a “health first” philosophy that welcomes different kinds of bodies.
When it comes to the history of vegetarianism, Jews have been swearing off meat for a very long time. “See, I give you every seed-bearing plant that is upon all the earth, and every tree that has seed-bearing fruit; they shall be yours for food,” it is written in Genesis 1:29. Many scholars take this to mean that the ideal Jewish diet is meant to be vegetarian.