What We're Reading: September 17, 2015


Do you really need to pony up for pricey chocolate chips? [Food52


Everything’s bigger in Texas, including the fight over soda. [Nasdaq


Are today’s crops less nutritious than those our ancestors tilled? [NYT


Take a sip of the season with this fall-inspired cocktail. [Serious Eats


Two small policy changes regarding school food... Read more >

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What We're Reading: July 8, 2015


Sriracha on high: condiments reign supreme at the New York Fancy Food Show. [NYT


Could one of these cultured contenders become the new Greek yogurt? [Food Network


Do you really need to refrigerate butter? [Food52


That tin of anchovies in the back of your cabinet is actually your dinner secret weapon. [Serious Eats] 


Talk about Wonderbread: how white bread helped the Allies win World War II. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: June 15, 2015


Take your dinner routine to the Subcontinent with these Indian recipes. [Food52


Overwhelmed by your CSA? JBF Award winner Hugh Acheson is here to help. [Serious Eats


The reason why your home ice cubes are never as crystal clear as the ones at cocktail bars. [The Kitchn


Which grapes pairs best with bananas? Scientists have discovered that just like us, chimps go ape for a glass of Pinot. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: June 8, 2015


The unlikely rise of Jello shots from frat house favorite to mixology must-have. [Eater


San Francisco lawmakers are considering adding added sugar warning labels to soda ads. [Mother Jones


The power of nostalgia: one writer’s struggle to recreate Gushers at home. [Food52


Slow down on the Muscle Milk: you may actually be getting more protein than you... Read more >

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What We're Reading: May 19, 2015


The short stack may seem All-American, but you can find pancakes all over the globe. [Serious Eats


From roast chicken to guacamole: 18 dishes every home cook should know how to make. [Food52


How do you say mixologist in French? Craft cocktail bars are popping up all over Paris. [NYT


American beverage companies are launching an initiative to cut down on sugary drink consumption, but will they change their targeted marketing? [... Read more >

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Sustainability Matters: May 1, 2015


Pepsi may be ditching the aspartame in its diet soda, but simply swapping one artificial sweetener for another doesn’t address larger health concerns. [Mother Jones


A Maryland fast casual chain is proving that kids and parents will choose healthy options if they’re easy to order. [NPR


This California chef is dealing with the drought by cleaning his dishes with compressed air. [CBS


Pharmaceutical companies are... Read more >

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What We're Reading: April 28, 2015


Sorry, Harlem: chicken and waffles is actually a German invention. [FWF


Toss out the tortillas and give the tortas a try. [Serious Eats


Chipotle has vowed to stop serving G.M.O. products. [NYT


Is your Vitamix or Blendtec really worth its hefty price tag? [... Read more >

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Sustainability Matters: April 2, 2015


A new law in France bans unlimited soda refills as part of a revamped set of health reforms. [MUNCHIES


McDonald’s announced this week that’s raising the wages of some, but not all of its workers. [Food Politics


What happens to jobs when Wal-Mart comes to town? [NPR


There are many inherent stumbling blocks to making fish farming environmentally sustainable. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: October 6, 2014


The Middle East's answer to peanut butter: a guide to tahini. [The Kitchn


The history behind Dr. Brown’s Cel-Ray soda, a vegetable loner in a world of cola and lemon-lime. [Serious Eats


Pop-Tarts turns 50 this year, so here are a few facts to celebrate our favorite toast pastry. [HuffPo


The not-so-secret agenda behind Costco’s free samples. [... Read more >

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Sustainability Matters: September 26, 2014


The Alliance for a Healthier Generation and the American Beverage Association pledge to reduce beverage calories consumed per person nationally by 20% by 2025. [Food Politics]


Scientists across the country are testing the impact of ozone and carbon on crops to discover to what extent climate change will affect the global food supply. [NY Times]


Agriculture giant Cargill has pledged to protect forests in the company’s supply chains and endorse measures stated in the New York Declaration on Forests, part of the UN summit on climate change. [Grist]


Following the horse meat scandal that swept... Read more >

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