What Does Your Fridge Say About You?

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Just thought I’d share this. I was looking for a new salad recipe online and started surfing around… I ended up on Bitten, Mark Bittman’s NYT blog, and one of his recent posts featured this link to a “beautiful photo essay about refrigerator’s contents.” Of course, I had to click.

refrigerator photo from Good magazine gallery

A photo from Good magazine’s Refrigerator Picture Show

All I gotta say is, what’s up with the snake? You’ll see what I mean.

Happy Memorial Day Weekend!

  • Doc Soup Man

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    Ha. Pretty cool. It makes me wonder if there have been any great docs about food. Super Size Me was good. King Corn wasn’t bad. Unfortunately, Fast Food Nation was made into a fictional film. I wonder if Omnivore’s Dilemma was considered. Have you seen Food, Inc? I missed that one. (And, as the Soup Man, I’ve got to ask: how did your salad turn out?)

  • Theresa

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    Hey Tom,
    I just finished reading Fast Food Nation over the weekend, so there’s another reason this fridge gallery was so intriguing to me. I haven’t seen the fictionalized film version, but I’m curious now after reading the book (which was disturbing, but incredibly informative). I had my last meal at McD’s the day I started reading the book since I figured I may not want to eat there after reading it. (I was right.)
    Yeah, Super Size Me was great, but I missed King Corn (which is embarrassing, since it was on Independent Lens). I’ll have to catch it in a re-run.
    I have seen Food, Inc. and I thought it was amazing. It hits a lot of the same points as Fast Food Nation. Eric Schlosser who wrote Fast Food Nation was featured in it, as was Michael Pollan. It’s very well done.
    Ha! I had some roasted beets, pancetta and almonds in my fridge, so I made this salad from Epicurious.
    It was so good, I made it the next day, too!

  • http://www.specificpictures.com/ Jennifer

    I am sorry this is a very belated response to this interesting post, but I have made a couple of feature docs where authorial credit has been shared with the main protagonist, and I think there are more examples out there.
    The first was a collaboration between Vicky Funari, myself and Paulina Cruz Suarez, a feature called “Paulina” that premiered at Sundance in 1998.  http://icarusfilms.com/new2001/paul.html
    I also co-directed and co-produced “Special Circumstances,” which aired on PBS in the Voces series a couple of years ago.  That was with director/producer Marianne Teleki and her husband Hector Salgado, who was also the main character.While the collaborative model is not my only preferred means of working, I’m doing it yet again in a web-based project for Latino Public Broadcasting and the CPB American Graduate initiative. It will be coming out in September on PBS.org:  http://www.streetknowledge.tv
    The collaborative arena is indeed fascinating documentary territory.

    Cheers, Jennifer Maytorena Taylor (“New Muslim Cool”)