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    Dark Days Week 10: The Eye-Stomach Connection

    In all the time I have spent in the past year writing/dreaming/eating/thinking about food, I am still amazed by how visually connected we are to our food. I love cookbooks that have full color images for every recipe; rarely do I choose to cook something if I haven’t seen the final product. You could be the best food writer in town but if the images on your blog are sub-par, odds are your message won’t stretch far. Yesterday I had a perfect example of what I like to call “The Eye-Stomach Connection,” and how powerful it is, little control over it I have. I came home early from a pretty stressful…