24 May 2016
22 May 2016
Nathan's 100th Anniversary
Behind the scenes at Nathan's making historic hot dogs and fries - NY Daily News
05 May 2016
New York took home a number of top honors in Chicago:
2016 James Beard Restaurant Awards Winners: The Complete List - Bloomberg
28 April 2016
"Tubman's role as a professional cook, which provided her with a much-needed source of money in her long and poverty-stricken life, has often been overlooked."
'Nurse, Spy, Cook:' How Harriet Tubman Found Freedom Through Food : The Salt : NPR
27 March 2016
Where do those canned goods come from?
..."Canned food has its origins in the Napoleonic wars, where the French government recognized that finding a way to preserve food for their soldiers would be incredibly useful in the field. Rudimentary processes were put into place before the end of the war."...
The Evolution of Canned Food and Drink In 38 Pictures
15 March 2016
"If you want to watch a master in the kitchen convince you that yes, you really can make this beautiful-looking thing, go watch Ina. If you want to know why a recipe works, geek out with Alton Brown. If you want to make the perfect omelette, Jacques Pepin’s reruns are there for you. But if you want to learn how to relish something, to really, truly love food and what it means to sit around a table, no one shows you better than the Two Fat Ladies."
England’s 20-Year-Old ‘Two Fat Ladies’ is Still the Best Cooking Show Ever Made | SAVEUR
09 March 2016
Thanks to an increase in artisan production and major advances in aging and marketing, the options at your local cheese counter are better, broader and bolder than ever before. Here’s what you should be noshing on now:The A-to-Z Guide to Cheese—Plus Pungent Pairings - WSJ
17 February 2016
"...Whether you feel warm and fuzzy or grit your teeth at the thought, the family dinner is an opportunity for familial communication that didn't always exist. As dining as a family became an institution in American life, it evolved from being a time for restraint to being a time for expression — an evolution visible in art and film..."
'No Place For Discontent': A History Of The Family Dinner In America : The Salt : NPR
16 February 2016
Is urban farming only for rich hipsters?"...For urban agriculture to move beyond serving a niche group of people and make a real impact on the global food system, it will have to engage a wider demographic..."Read article at theguardian.com
25 January 2016
New York Times Bestseller: A grand tour of the science of cooking explored through popular American dishes, illustrated in full color.
"... In The Food Lab, Kenji focuses on the science behind beloved American dishes, delving into the interactions between heat, energy, and molecules that create great food. Kenji shows that often, conventional methods don’t work that well, and home cooks can achieve far better results using new―but simple―techniques. In hundreds of easy-to-make recipes with over 1,000 full-color images, you will find out how to make foolproof Hollandaise sauce in just two minutes, how to transform one simple tomato sauce into a half dozen dishes, how to make the crispiest, creamiest potato casserole ever conceived, and much more..."
07 January 2016
"New federal dietary guidelines announced on Thursday urge Americans to drastically cut back on sugar, and for the first time have singled out teenage boys and men for eating too much meat.
16 December 2015
"This year's cookbooks point to big dreams in the kitchen, and a kind of comfort with concepts once considered the province of professional cooks — ingredients from those last few shelves you haven't explored at your Asian grocery store, recipes that foreground umami flavors, make-at-home doughs for croissant and brioche, and, in a charming twist, recipes for chicken (that most unexotic of birds) that travel to every corner of the globe..."
Cook Your Own Adventure: 11 Cookbooks For Kitchen Dreamers
Book available at AMAZON.com
08 December 2015
From the duo behind New York Times bestseller, Thug Kitchen, comes the next installment of kick-ass recipes with a side of attitude. Thug Kitchen: Party Grub answers the question that they have heard most from their fans: How the hell are you supposed to eat healthy when you hang around with a bunch of assholes who couldn't care less about what they stuff in their face? The answer: You make a bomb-ass plant-based dish from Thug Kitchen. Featuring over 100 recipes for every occasion, Party Grub combines exciting, healthy food with easy-to-follow directions and damn entertaining commentary.
04 December 2015
The race is on to breed better birds as chicken emerges as the protein of the massesHow to Satisfy the World’s Surging Appetite for Meat - WSJ
11 November 2015
The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Dinnertime: Comfort Classics, Freezer Food, 16-Minute Meals, and Other Delicious Ways to Solve Supper!
A recent publication and already a bestseller, The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Dinnertime: Comfort Classics, Freezer Food, 16-Minute Meals, and Other Delicious Ways to Solve Supper! by Ree Drummond is...
"...For families juggling school, work, and a host of other time-consuming daily obligations, the idea of making dinner from scratch can be daunting. Ree Drummond makes it easy for families to make simple, scrumptious, homemade meals with minimum fuss and maximum enjoyment. The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Dinnertime! includes delicious, easy-to-make recipes for comfort classics, 16-minute meals, freezer-friendly food, as well as soups, main dish salads, and a favorite of her own family: breakfast for dinner.