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Scary Carrots

Am I the only person whom baby carrots freak out? Apprarently not: Michael Pollan, with his characteristic turn-of-phrase style, calls them alternately "machine-lathed orange bullet[s] that come in plastic bag[s]," "neatly tapered torpedoes," or "industrially lathed little bullets." For an awesome, hour-and-a-half-long Q&A with Pollan for the Berkeley Writers at Work lecture series, click here.... More

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