What We're Reading This Week

 

JBF Award winner Michael White lays out his pasta commandments. [First We Feast

 

An H5N1 bird flu has struck in France, leading to possible shortage of foie gras. [MUNCHIES

 

Could coffee flour be the key to managing your sugar intake? [Bon Appétit

 

Starbucks pulls the plug on their Teavana tea bar experiment. [Grubstreet

 

Tips and tricks to perfect your winter roasting. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: October 26, 2015

 

Take coffee out of the cup and onto the plate with these recipes. [Saveur]

 

JBF Award winner Rick Bayless denounces television barbecue as “frat-boy food." [FWF]

 

Redefining the Mediterranean diet: the lifestyle is just as important as the food. [NYT]

 

Break out your sweatpants: Ben & Jerry's unveils new boozy caramel brownie flavor just in time for winter. [HuffPo]

 

It’s not all pie and cider doughnuts: a look into the secret lives of apple pickers... Read more >

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Sustainability Matters: October 16, 2015

 

As domestic demand for coffee grows in Africa, Starbucks has decided to enter the market. [Quartz

 

Saru Jayaraman, a 2015 JBF Leadership award recipient, weighs in on tipping in restaurants. [NYT

 

Bringing big box stores into food deserts may not improve consumer habits. [NPR

 

Coke or Pepsi yogurt? Both soda titans are vying for a stake in Chobani. [... Read more >

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Sustainability Matters: October 9, 2015

 

A look into the long battle for healthy school lunch, and the fights that lie ahead. [Modern Farmer

 

Talk about endless refills: an NYC coffee shop runs on a membership model, giving members unlimited coffee and tea for $25 a month. [NYT

 

Support local business by buying these products from mom and pop grocers. [The Kitchn

 

A former USDA researcher has bred a type of grape that could ease labor demand in the raisin industry. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: October 8, 2015

 

Start hoarding your PSLs: there could be a pumpkin shortage come Thanksgiving. [Yahoo! Food

 

You no longer have to order in to get your hands on Thai sticky rice. [Food52

 

The USDA and HHS have announced that sustainability will not be a part of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines. [Food Politics

 

Cold-brew king Stumptown Coffee has been acquired by Peet’s Coffee & Tea. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: September 21, 2015

 

One way to cut down food waste? Stop peeling your vegetables before you cook them. [Bon Appétit

 

Eater breaks down the lifecycle of a food trend. [Eater

 

The USDA’s new program is geared towards transforming veterans into farmers. [Department of Defense

 

A properly timed cup of coffee could be the key to beating jet lag. [MUNCHIES

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What We're Reading: August 19, 2015

 

Momma’s boys (and girls): the love-hate relationship between bakers and their starters. [Serious Eats

 

Behind the scenes at Blue Hill at Stone Barns, where JBF Award winner Dan Barber has made eradicating food waste his delicious mission. [The Takeaway

 

Agent orange powder: you have the U.S. military to thank for all those bags of Cheetos. [Wired

 

New science suggests we shouldn’t fixate on cutting down on fat, carbs, or any other single macronutrient. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: August 11, 2015

 

A bagel taste test with Modernist Cuisine author Nathan Myhrvold. [Saveur]

 

Plagued by lukewarm coffee? This heated mug will do the trick. [FWx]

 

Farmers-in-training: changing eating habits and increasing food knowledge through school gardens. [NPR]

 

Gelato, ice milk, and sherbet, oh my! An illustrated guide to some of the best ice cream around the globe. [Serious Eats]

 

The ever-changing role of America's local farmers' markets. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: July 28, 2015

 

Go Italian by way of the Mason-Dixon line with this recipe for cornbread panzanella. [Food52

 

Kombucha may be the darling of the probiotic food scene, but it can be a dangerous choice for recovering addicts. [MUNCHIES

 

If you’re not cooking fish whole, you’re missing out. [NYT

 

From salads to pancakes to pasta and more, sweet summer corn can brighten up any dish. [Serious Eats

 

Four questions to help you buy better coffee. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: July 20, 2015

 

One NYC restaurateur wants you to give spaghetti-in-a-cone a twirl. [Gothamist

 

Stop wasting money on chicken cutlets and break down the meat yourself. [Serious Eats

 

How corn grew from fuel for slaves to the cornerstone of the American diet. [WaPo

 

Dig a spoon into the terroir of yogurt. [NPR

 

Meet mofongo, the unofficial food of Puerto Rico. [Bon Appétit

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