Stir-Fry

Written by Cassie Nicholson. Posted in Eat Features, Featured Posts, Ms. Fit Momma, Think Features

In Ching-In and Cassie’s Family, Cultural Differences are Navigated in the Kitchen

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by Ching-In Chen and Cassie Nicholson

1. Making Dumplings (Ching-In)

We began our relationship by eating together.

Cassie courted me by offering to pick up extra goat milk from the raw milk farm. I made avocado and berry smoothies out of the produce I received as part of a year-round produce-buying cooperative my housing co-op participated in. She surprised me with homemade pie. Eventually, we were making lettuce wraps and vegetable stir-fry together a few times a week.

Subtle Desire: Eating (and Loving) With an Open Mind

Written by Aimee Perkins. Posted in Eat Features, Featured Posts, Sex Features, Think

When I was growing up in western Minnesota, ravioli came out of a can and was made by Chef Boyardee.  That was as close as I was ever going to get to haute cuisine until I was in my early thirties and finally ate ravioli made by an actual chef.

Rather than being plopped into a bowl and thrown in a microwave Boyardee style, this pasta broke open between my teeth and quail egg filled my mouth with its warm, silky ooziness, blanking out everything else..  I closed my eyes. I moaned, out loud, and I licked my lips.

Canned ravioli does not elicit that kind of response.

The feeling lingered, warmth spreading into my hands, my feet. I felt flush. I wanted to enjoy it for a little longer by myself. That one bite of food made me so aware of my body my entire interior voice turned off. It was pure sensation. That had never happened before.

Hold on, that sounds like something more than good pasta.

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What Will She Eat? Being a Vegetarian Mom in an Omnivorous World

Written by Meredith Grahl Counts. Posted in Eat Features, Featured Posts, Ms. Fit Momma

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When people say “tastes like chicken,” I don’t know what they’re talking about—though I do remember glaring at bites of it during dinner table stand-offs until Mom, frustrated, sent me to bed. When I was pregnant, then when our first daughter was born and solely nursing, my friends and relatives kept asking if I was going to “make” her become a vegetarian when she moved on to food.

Ladies and Gentlemen, Give Her a Hand: The Revolutionary Joy of Fisting

Written by Greg Baldino. Posted in Featured Posts, Sex Features

There are many different ways to be physically intimate with people, but there’s only one sexual technique that has its own day of recognition.  October 21st is celebrated around the world as International Fisting Day, a day when, according to the official website, “bloggers, artists, activists, journalists, and fisting lovers all over the world come together to celebrate this beloved and controversial sex act.”

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