The Food Pages 2/11/16

I'm beginning to really feel how long it has been since I've cooked anything (other than rosemary) out of the garden. The month or so before asparagus season is going to feel so long. Luckily there's always weird things going on in the news to detract from that:

 

  • Something to bookmark if you plan to go out to Charlottesville anytime soon.

 

  • Free snacks may be back, but airplane food is only good for those who can afford it.

 

  • Mike Isabella is taking over at Tyson’s Corner. Watching the articles about this scroll by, I also learned that he blocks several of the food writers around DC.

 

 

 

 

 

  • This has been everywhere so I felt obligated to include it; I can’t imagine actually wanting to eat anything with artificial colors like that. But funfetti is pretty popular so I guess there's a market.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Food Pages January 14th 2016

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!

 


The Food Pages January 7th 2016!

I used my first batch of sprouted things AKA my "new years resolution" last night. Baked chicken "alfredo" with sprouted lentils and chickpeas over rice and baby kale. Nomnom. You can read my real talk about resolutions for Fredericksburg Parent here: http://bit.ly/1MMAEu9

  • OMG 60 minutes made a report on something that’s actually relevant to my life and interesting. Does that mean I’m old?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • A buzzfeed list of things, not all of which I agree make me feel euphoric as someone who loves to cook. But whatever, it IS just buzzfeed, and maybe you'll agree more than me.