What We're Reading: November 3, 2015


Cinnamon rolls are already pretty irresistible, but when you add in salted whiskey caramel, there’s no holding back. [Food52


The power of crunch: how what you taste is influenced by what you hear. [The New Yorker


Our national love affair with barbecue chicken pizza traces its roots to one chef at JBF Award winner Wolfgang Puck’s Spago. [Lucky Peach


Meatballs mix-ups: potential pitfalls to avoid when getting saucy. [The Kitchn

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Waste-Less Recipe: Dan Barber's Root Vegetable Peel Chips


Our latest mantra: think before you toss! Chances are you can stretch your market haul into many more meals by just reimagining items you’d normally chuck in the trash (or, for bonus points, compost). Here, multiple JBF Award winner Dan Barber of New York City's acclaimed Blue Hill recommends turning oft-discarded peels from root vegetables (anything you have on hand will work, such as carrots, turnips, or parsnips) into crunchy, addictive chips. This simple, delicious recipe makes creative use of a kitchen staple you’re most likely already buying, and in turn, does wonders for your wallet—and the environment.... Read more >

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What We're Reading: July 17, 2014



Salt and vinegar, barbecue, and … cappuccino? Lay’s offers up new consumer-created flavors. [Food Beast


One man’s quest for the nation's best ballpark hot dog. [Smithsonian


The latest yogurt innovation: buffalo milk. [The Globe and Mail


Dip into some nut butter trivia. [Food Republic


Why do we refrigerate our eggs? [ABC


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Daily Digest: May 8, 2014



Poke a hole in your morning routine with this recipe for homemade bagels. [WP]


Peppercorn 101: everything you need to know about the world's most popular spice [HuffPo]


It may be gluten-free, but does that mean it's healthy too? [LAT]


Why Target has started selling Doritos in its refrigerated aisles. [Fox News]


Move over, chickens. Raising ducks in the backyard may be the next big thing. [... Read more >

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Daily Digest: January 27, 2014



Spam is one of the most coveted food products in South Korea. [NYT]


The potato lobby pressures the USDA to include white potatoes in one of its food assistance programs. [Food Politics


Pig virus kills off one million piglets. How will this affect our bacon? [NPR]


New cookie dough and marshmallow crispy Oreo flavors are on the way. [LAT]


Fifteen potato chip flavors that ought to be available in America. [... Read more >

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