I don't know if it's because I've been busy or this is just the way it goes sometimes, but most of the stories this week are short and sweet. Enjoy!Read More
This weeks' links are doubly long to make up for being day late. Some good weekend reads in here.Read More
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!
Between the perfect weather and my allergies I haven't done many cooking experiments in the past week, but there is a fun shredded-meat-pie-as-lasagna thing that I will be adding to the menu soon.
What I DID do was get a new phone, so I spent this past weekend playing with the camera options -see cartoonized black eye peas below- and finally joined Instagram, you can follow me here.Read More
It was the week of tomatoes. The annual Washington Post reader recipe contest winners were published and there some good things. My family is currently of the opinion that if you're not making tomato water vinaigrette then you're eating August wrong! Lots of links this week, both fun and informative:Read More
I've just finished watching X-Men Days of Future Past for the first time and realized something awesome about its most recent Marvel Studios cousin Ant-Man: They are eating or at least congregating around dinner tables ALL. THE. TIME. in Ant-Man. No over emphasis, but it does drive home the "normal person" thing.
I mean, I may not be an average sample but I'm writing this blog post from my kitchen counter while baking bread for dinner tonight. Now I'll be on the lookout for movies that use food and eating to wordlessly tell the audience things.
Anyway, on to the links!Read More