It's citrus season; you deserve some key lime pie!
A short list this week. But there are some really great reads in there.
Antibiotics in farming and bottled water make the Guardian’s list of “five ethical stories that will define the next decade”
Eating insects may not be in the list above, but here’s a great Q&A with someone who’s putting crickets in bitters. These guys prove that design is absolutely essential to sustainability. It’s like a protein shake, but with a cocktail shaker instead of a blender!!! Disclaimer, I actually have no idea how much protein would remain after tincturing.
The Science of Herbs with the food science master himself; McGee FTW every time.
An overview of the most hipster food scandal ever (or so far, I guess, depending on your perspective).
This is (probably) the last time I will point out how “detoxing” and “fasting” are dumb new year's resolutions.
A new fast casual restaurant in DC is making lunch bowls focused on hummus.
Fredericksburg gets one step closer to a second craft brewery downtown with this public hearing.
Some genius subs for fresh tomatoes in wintertime. Cucumber salad with asian pear or mango, sign me up!
If you're reading this anywhere as dreary as Fredericksburg this afternoon, hold on one more day. I'm working on an Ask My Friend Maillard post over on FredParent Magazine's website about getting yourself psyched for food and healthy cooking even when "the winter solstice makes you want to crawl into bed and eat mac n' cheese straight from the pot".Read More
Hope everyone has been enjoying their Thanksgiving leftovers! Besides cooking and compiling these links, I've been working on themes for holiday cookie trays for my food advice blog for Fredericksburg Parent Magazine. But the most important thing this week is that Top Chef is back . YAY (also, Spoiler Alert)!Read More