Entries by Anne Laurie

Open Thread: Thursday Night Menu

Take it away, Bad Horse’s Filly… I had this chicken at a friend’s cookout years ago and really liked it, so I made note of the recipe. It’s simple, moist and tasty. Because the chicken is pounded, it grills up quickly. I was going to post a fancy dessert, but since it’s time to pull […]

Resistant Superweeds: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

To add to this week’s cornucopia of apocalyptic news, the NYTimes has a fairly terrifying article cheerfully titled “Farmers Cope With Roundup-Resistant Weeds”: Just as the heavy use of antibiotics contributed to the rise of drug-resistant supergerms, American farmers’ near-ubiquitous use of the weedkiller Roundup has led to the rapid growth of tenacious new superweeds. […]