Volume II, Issue 47
May 17 - May 24, 1999
LETTER FROM THE EDITOR:
hat would prompt a food writer to spend years preparing a book about salt and pepper? The answer lies within an extensively researched volume filled with history, lore, and science about the two most valued spices known to man.
For your culinary assistance, a couple of sites on the Web that offer free information, from recipes for just about anything to socio-cultural and historical information on cuisines from even the most remote corners of the globe.
The human body is nothing but a van that putters around aimlessly until it runs out of gas. The van doesn't know what kind of gas it needs. We have no "vegetables only" decal.
A new Web building tool coming out this month will help the poor liberal arts majors who are paralyzed with existentialism trying to build a Web site. Mediatruck understands, and they're here to help.
Now What? 
A gallery of captivating links to keep your imagination churning while the paint dries.
Want to know what all these checkboxes are for?
Click here to find out, or just ignore them.
A Matter Of Voice 
Anna Michele Jordan's new cookbook Salt and Pepper provides an informative look at the familiar condiments, but it's Jordan's inviting authorial voice that gives the text its real spice.
Virginia B. Wood, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
Internet Food Sites 
Rooting out the best food sites: the Searchable Online Archive of Recipes and The Global Gastronomer.
Mick Vann, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
Gastrological Forecast 
Tasty information for you to chew over.
Noah Masterson, WEEKLY ALIBI
So You Wanna Build a Web Site 
In the race to understand Web site building, Mediatruck's Paul Pugh makes sure liberal arts majors are no longer handicapped.
Louisa C. Brinsmade, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
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