I’ll tell you when salt is dangerous: in chocolate. Makes the bearable addictive. // Always wash the washed spinach (if the E. coli don’t get you, the grit will). // Sign spotted on sample plate in Chelsea Market: “Peanut butter chocolate cookie. Contains peanuts.” // Latest verbal abuse: “Craft-canned” tuna. Even the bearded have to need mechanical help. // Funny how many people don’t realize frig is not a kitchen noun. It’s an all-purpose verb. // And I’m thinking about giving up Lent for cheese.
ET, as in Expanded: I’m not sure why cheesy became a pejorative. Fromage is lait’s leap to immortality, as someone famously said. Now a new study has shown there is a big difference between quality grass-and-clover in and high-quality cheese out. What’s depressing is that anyone besides Velveeta thought a study was needed. Look what they’ve done to orange juice, for krapf’s sake . . .