Dear Mother: December 2008-January 2009

Letters from our readers on Good Calories, Bad Calories; education vs. legislation; population; and more.



cows
From garden plots to even a cow, readers wrote in to tell of their adventures in homesteading.
ISTOCKPHOTO/GORDON DIXON
good food v. bad food
Gary Taubes argues that it is carbohydrates such as desserts that make us fat, and meat, fish and leafy greens that are the healthier choices.
KERI ROSEBRAUGH
moth on flower
Given the opportunity, tomato hornworms transform into beautiful five-spotted hawkmoths.
JOSEPH CONNERS
crusty pizza
Genie’s recipe for “Crusty Frying-pan Pizza” was a hit!
GENIE DICKERSON

















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