To most, a white plastic fork is of little importance. But this past weekend, it sparked a debate that brought about many interesting points. And it all started from a little disposable utensil: A standard, semi-sturdy, white plastic fork. Think about your normal plastic fork for a moment. When do you use it? Why? What [...]
About Kathryn B. Cooper
Kathryn B. Cooper has written 5 articles so far, you can find them below.
Dr. Devi is a holistic practitioner residing in the countryside of Northern Malaysia. He and his wife cooked up a delicious meal during my visit to their home last October, and I had a chance to talk with him as part of my independent volunteer trip. A woman I’d been helping out asked me to [...]
It’s something you’ve heard far too many times by any northerner who’s either on vacation, or has recently come back from vacation. Or, if you live in the southern U.S. (or in any warm climate around the world), you’ve more than likely heard people say it right to you. “Why don’t I live here?” “Why [...]
There once was a time when buying your food was as simple as walking into your local market and choosing what kind of food you wanted. That time was, believe it or not, less than twenty years ago. Today, it’s necessary to pick out not just the kind of food, but the way it was [...]
Assemblyman Félix Ortiz has never been one to shy away from unpopular issues. Earlier this month, however, he went out on a dangerous limb. In an effort to save New York State from supposed health risks involving the common food ingredient known as salt, he brought into doubt his entire career.