We’re in a new age of obesity. How did it happen? You’d be surprised | George Monbiot | Opinion | The Guardian 

More alarmingly, according to a paper in the Lancet, more than 90% of policymakers believe that “personal motivation” is “a strong or very strong influence on the rise of obesity”. Such people propose no mechanism by which the 61% of English people who are overweight or obese have lost their willpower. But this improbable explanation seems immune to evidence.

The Food Lab’s Complete Guide to Sous Vide Pork Chops | Serious Eats 

What sous vide will get you, on the other hand, is meat that is perfectly cooked from edge to edge in a consistent and completely reliable way. You’ll have pork chops that are juicier than you’ve ever tasted. It also makes preparation easy: Select your temperature, put your pork in the cooker, sear it, and serve.

I also find that Sous Vide is actually the best way to grill thick pork chops without drying them up. Sous Vide first then grill quickly for texture and flavor.

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