Dear Mother: December 2008-January 2009

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

From garden plots to even a cow, readers wrote in to tell of their adventures in homesteading.
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.
moth on flower
Given the opportunity, tomato hornworms transform into beautiful five-spotted hawkmoths.
crusty pizza
Genie’s recipe for “Crusty Frying-pan Pizza” was a hit!

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