Justin Cascio's Open Salon
- Northampton, Massachusetts, United States
- September 16
- Justin is a lifestyle writer and editor. Follow him on Twitter @likethewatch.
MY RECENT POSTS
- Dark and Stormier Cocktail
July 23, 2013 03:00PM
- 10 Things People Have Said to
Me, That You Should Never Say
to a Trans Person
July 22, 2013 08:00AM
- Future Devices: The Google
July 15, 2013 08:00AM
- Like a Deer in Headlights
July 12, 2013 08:00AM
- You can't "beet" free greens
July 10, 2013 10:30AM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “If "economic collapse"
means the food industry as we
July 30, 2012 09:16PM
- “That's high praise,
coming from a Greek! Many
March 17, 2012 02:10PM
Justin Cascio's Links
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Motherhood and grief are closely entwined for a transgender man who is a mother, with mother-issues of his own.
My therapist told me this quote from Oscar Wilde, supposedly… Read full post »
In Japan, children are taught about healthy eating from early school age, in a unit called shokuiko, or â€œfood education.â€ Last year it was reported that McDonaldâ€™s, home of the Happy Meal, now produces food education materials used in schools in Japan. According to Dr. Yoni… Read full post »
Cassoulet over steamed kale Two fine foods that go great together, especially in winter.
I treat kale and collards as interchangeable, being sturdy, leafy green vegetables with relatively unassertive flavors. They take less time to cook, but longer to wash and chop than cabbage, another… Read full post »
Do you spend a normal amount on food? What is a normal amount, anyway, and what kind of food do you get for the money? How much is enough?
Graph: Monthly spending on groceries and restaurants: my household, finance blogger and Portland foodie J.D. Roth, the… Read full post »
â€œThe interests of women â€” and particularly of abuse survivors â€” take precedence here. And a former abuser who has truly changed his ways will, I believe, understand why that line is drawn. End of story.â€ —Jill â€On the Hugo Businessâ€ on Feministe
I donâ€™t watch TV: I watch Netflix. When TV was more of a shared experience, I could talk to people about whatâ€™s on TV.Â When I was a kid, I watched â€œAll in the Familyâ€ on TV with my family. Weâ€™d… Read full post »
Like you, Rattus norvegicus enjoys snack cakes
Lemon ginger drop cookies Decorated/…
From "My Favorite Dick Joke," an essay on the similarities between two kinds of performances, public and private, and what it means when a woman does them.
"Sex and comedy are not dissimilar. They’re disreputable, performative, and bring the low into intimate contact with the elevated… Read full post »
My recent posts on The Good Men Project have been on the evil that men do when good men do nothing.
Before learning the identity of the grad assistant who saw Sandusky in the shower that night, I only wanted to know, why didn’t he call 911 when he saw a… Read full post »
That's how long it took me to make this amazing sandwich. Just for kicks, I checked the clock before starting. While I was making this sandwich, a variation of which I've eaten almost every morning for months, and so a/…
It took more than a change in state law for Kevin and I to be united in legally wedded bliss last summer.
Neither of us began life destined for manhood. Our birth certificates register the births of female babies, and we… Read full post »
Most people eating Western diets could use some more vegetables in their day. One meal that is often overlooked as an opportunity for adding a healthy serving of veggies is breakfast. The most important meal of the day can also/… Read full post »