What We're Reading: September 21, 2015


One way to cut down food waste? Stop peeling your vegetables before you cook them. [Bon Appétit


Eater breaks down the lifecycle of a food trend. [Eater


The USDA’s new program is geared towards transforming veterans into farmers. [Department of Defense


A properly timed cup of coffee could be the key to beating jet lag. [MUNCHIES

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What We're Reading: January 7, 2015


Tips and tricks to achieve a versatile fresh pasta dough. [Serious Eats]


The pioneers of food and drink in 2014, all under 30 years old. [Forbes]


The neuroscience of nutrients offers targeted recommendations for brain food. [WaPo]


Perfecting pan sauce. [Bon Appétit]


The reasons why your home-cooked meals never turn out like those in a restaurant. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: July 9, 2014


Crumbs Cupcakes shutters all of its stores as the company teeters on the edge of bankruptcy. [HuffPo]


Could a little-known Moroccan fig liquor be the next Smirnoff? [NPR


New studies call the supposed benefits of fish oil into question. [Live Science


Louisiana spent nearly $1.3 million on food stamps for deceased individuals. [The Times-Picayune] ... Read more >

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Daily Digest: June 2, 2014



North Korean scientists suggest mushroom-based drinks could be the next Gatorade. [NY Daily News


As the economy improves, the number of food stamp recipients drops. [NPR


Los Angeles's Chinese American Museum unveils an exhibit dedicated to hot sauce. [NPR


Domestic versus imported: which Nutella is better? [Washington Post] ... Read more >

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Sustainability Matters: April 18, 2014


Grassroots campaigns in seven cities pass resolutions urging Congress to ban growth-promoting antibiotics in livestock. [Civil Eats]


Food giant General Mills adds legal language negating the consumer’s right to sue. Simple acts such as “liking” Cheerios on Facebook, downloading a Betty Crocker coupon, or entering a company sweepstakes binds consumers to “forced arbitration.” [NY Times]


The Washington Post’s Eli Saslow wins the Pulitzer Prize for his series on food stamps in America. [... Read more >

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Daily Digest: February 18, 2014



Five wine clubs that are worth joining. [LAT]


Quadruple stirs and boomerangs: the secret vocabulary of New York City's best bars. [NYT]


There's a secret Starbucks at the Winter Olympics. [LAT]


An old air raid shelter in London has been transformed into a flourishing vegetable garden, with support from a two-star Michelin chef. [NPR]


It turns out that many cows have untapped milking potential. [... Read more >

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