What We're Reading: November 12, 2014


Discover the difference between "sofrito" and "soffritto" with these infographics on aromatics. [FWF]


Unilever's lawsuit over mayo leads to a condiment identity crisis. [WaPo]


How Americans can be incentivized to eat more fresh, local produce. [NPR]


A debate on lexicon and labels: should "natural" be regulated the same way as "organic"? [NYT]


Business-minded foodies now have the ultimate academic haven at the... Read more >

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What We're Reading: November 10, 2014


Tips on how to rock your gravy boat this Thanksgiving. [Daily Meal]


With organic foods growing in popularity, Whole Foods aims to be bigger and better, nationwide. [WaPo]


The myths and truths of the cast iron skillet. [Serious Eats]


Get more out of your spaghetti squash than just faux noodles. [Bon Appétit]


Iberian Double Stuf: introducing the Oreo churro. [GrubStreet]


How Modern Farmer magazine came... Read more >

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What We're Reading: November 6, 2014


With saffron cream filling and mint chocolate frosting, India has the U.S. beat on exotic doughnut flavors. [HuffPo


What the results of the midterm elections mean for food policy. [Civil Eats


Up your olive oil game with these pro tips. [Food & Wine


The New Yorker digs into the gluten-free trend. [The New Yorker


Have a sophisticated Thanksgiving with this... Read more >

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Sustainability Matters: October 31, 2014


Americans eat more shrimp than any other seafood, but due to significant mislabeling, it may be harder than you think to buy sustainably. [Mother Jones]


The Environmental Working Group’s Food Scores online database allows consumers to check grocery store items for nutritional content, ingredients, processing, and other information. [NY Times]


Wondering where to find a sustainably-raised turkey for Thanksgiving dinner? Check out this guide and order now, before they're all "gobbled" up. [Ecocentric]


Cities across the country are making it more difficult for organizations to feed the homeless... Read more >

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