What We're Reading: January 22, 2015


A baking guide for every faction of chocolate chip cookie lover, from crispy to chewy to cake-y. [HuffPo]


Organizations like Seed Matters seek to foster genetic diversity in organic produce not just through seed banks, but out in the fields. [Civil Eats]


Not all low-sodium chicken broths are created equal: the Kitchn reveals their top picks. [The Kitchn]


An investigation into the work of the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center suggests the uncomfortable consequences of more efficient meat production. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: January 15, 2015


Pizza Hut guarantees celiac safety with two new gluten-free pies. [NYT


Before you start home-brewing, make sure you have these equipment essentials. [Food52


Need a last-minute dinner party dessert? Serious Eats swoops in with an emergency elegant fruit mousse. [Serious Eats


The truth behind the crab stick inside your California roll. [HuffPo


Top chefs wax rhapsodic on their favorite fast food burgers. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: January 8, 2015


In the midst of Russia’s economic struggles, a black market for cheese has emerged. [Kitchenette


New studies suggest traffic light labeling could help us eat better. [Civil Eats


Don’t toss the brine out with the bathwater: unexpected uses for pickling liquid. [Serious Eats


It’s stout season! Break out of your Guinness rut with one of these alternative brews. [The Kitchn


Opinions are changing on the value of fake meat. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: January 5, 2015


In China’s replica of Paris, no one eats French food. [MUNCHIES


Salvage Supperclub hopes to shift attitudes on food waste by offering dinners in a dumpster. [Civil Eats


From Negronis to “Frankendesserts,” the Kitchn examines the food trends of 2014. [The Kitchn


The egg industry is scrambling to comply with new California cage regulations. [NPR


A ranking of health foods to help motivate your New Year’s resolutions. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: December 1, 2014


Beer is getting spicy this holiday season. [Esquire


Remembering the Beatles, cookie style. [NPR]


Best care practices for your vintage cast iron cookware. [Serious Eats


Take advantage of Cyber Monday and get these gifts for the foodies in your life. [FR


The history of baby food. [The Atlantic


How to take... Read more >

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What We're Reading: November 24, 2014


The rich history behind tacos al pastor. [HuffPo


Turkey is attempting to build a city that runs on pistachio shells. [NPR


From waffles to muffins, shake up your stuffing routine with these unconventional takes. [Serious Eats


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What We're Reading: November 17, 2014


Recipe ideas for that mountain of Brussels sprouts you picked up from the market. [Food52


What the Ocean Spray bog-men aren’t telling us: cranberry facts. [The Kitchn


A new GMO potato just approved by the USDA can be precut and sold fresh because it resists browning. [Mother Jones


The craft revolution has beer drinkers returning to cans. [Quartz


The city of Lyon is trying to change French habits by promoting the value of... Read more >

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JBF Wants to Know: Hard Cider or Pumpkin Beer?

When the leaves start to change, what's your autumnal happy-hour order? Do you stick by the perennial pumpkin, or have you joined the cider trend? Vote for your seasonal quaff below!


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Sustainability Matters: October 24, 2014

Coconut is the latest food trend with a whole mess of labor rights issues behind it. [Mother Jones


A new poll shows that nine out of ten doctors are worried about the use of antibiotics on livestock. [Civil Eats


Dutch comedians prank food experts by passing off McDonald’s as organic food, raising concerns about the power of labeling. [Food Republic


Fearing a loss of clean water access, craft brewers are joining the fight... Read more >

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What We're Reading: October 22, 2014


Test your burger I.Q. with this guide to regional styles across the U.S.  [HuffPost


Calling all craft beer enthusiasts: a new app is attempting to catalog every beer in U.S. [FWF]


Are arepas the new tacos? Ask the "arepa king" of NYC. [Serious Eats]... Read more >

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