What We're Reading: June 3, 2015


Have dim sum for dinner with these tips on frozen dumpling prep. [Food52


California’s drought means big business for Washington wineries. [NYT


Anheuser-Busch turned one of its facilities into a water-canning factory to help flood victims in Texas. [NBC


Do you know the genus of your morning cup of joe? [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: May 18, 2015


Cool off as the temperatures skyrocket with some homemade ice cream sammies. [Huff Po


Tragedy strikes poultry farmers as a new strain of bird flu infects millions of hens. [NYT


Could high noise levels be to blame for subpar in-flight food? [Munchies


Get a taste of the best of both worlds: coffee in beer. [Bon Appétit


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What We're Reading: May 5, 2015


You’re just six steps away from banana bread, any way you like it. [Food52


Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with homemade tamales. [Serious Eats


A coalition of plant food producers has submitted recommendations for the new Dietary Guidelines. [Eat Drink Politics


Why do we sip our lattes first thing in the morning? [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: April 6, 2015


Here are some of the best-designed coffee shops in America that will win over your caffeine-pumped hearts. [Food Republic


Cook like a pro: the New York Times offers kitchen advice in its new ask-the-food-editor column. [NYT


Your desserts are missing one secret ingredient: black sesame. [HuffPo


Are we running out of food to feed our growing population? [FWF


JBF Award winner Daniel Boulud rocked... Read more >

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What We're Reading: March 23, 2015


Get your sandwiches now: we’re about to enter a period of pastrami inflation. [FWF


Silicon Valley start-ups view disrupting industrial agriculture as their next challenge. [Fast Company


The top ten kitchen tools you don’t have to shell out for. [The Kitchn


Mac 'n' steel: Kraft is recalling over 6 million boxes of macaroni and cheese across the nation. [... Read more >

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Sustainability Matters: March 13, 2015


A new Kickstarter campaign wants to fund the creation of the world’s first "plantable" coffee cup. [Modern Farmer


A restaurant franchise lobbying group has opened a court case challenging Seattle’s new $15 minimum wage. [Al Jazeera


School lunch programs across the country want to source locally, but face stumbling blocks like bureaucratic red tape and contractual disputes. [NPR


A new online tool called the Vegetarian Calculator claims to tally the number of animals killed to feed an omnivore over a set period of time. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: February 18, 2015


Brush up on your dumpling definitions and discover what separates gyoza from potstickers. [The Kitchn]


A sharp knife is a chef’s best friend: learn how to hone your blades at home. [Food52]


Thanks to NYC company Wandering Bear, you can now start your day with boxed coffee, and end it with boxed wine. [Pure Wow]


Carnival Cruises’s newest ship features a fully functional on-board brewery. [FoodBeast]


Despite a solely seafood, umami-forward diet, penguins actually can’t taste the savory fish they eat... Read more >

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What We're Reading: February 17, 2015


New science suggests java-heads should save their morning coffee for after 9:30 A.M. [Mother Jones]  


Green tea matcha latte is the new PSL, so what's so special about matcha? [Eater


Running your own brewery means far more than an endless supply of free beer. [Yahoo! Food


Break out your Mardi Gras beads with this recipe for shrimp gumbo. [Food 52]


Carl's Jr. jumps on the sustainable sourcing bandwagon with its new grassfed burger. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: November 25, 2014


Bánh mì breaks into the world of breakfast.[Epicurious

One man has cornered the market on the celebrity coconut craze. [First We Feast

Don’t be afraid of store-bought soup: some ideas for jazzing up Trader Joe's butternut squash soup. [Chow

Would you buy coffee from Leonardo DiCaprio? [NYT

What you never knew about carrots. [FR

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What We're Reading: November 18, 2014


Perfect Ben & Jerry’s pairings for your Thanksgiving pie à la mode. [HuffPo

A former Momofuku line cook reveals the larger lessons of Brussels sprouts prep. [MUNCHIES


Greeks are abandoning their traditional forms of coffee for hipper, trendier espresso. [NPR


Before she hit it big on SNL, Amy Poehler was just another actress waiting tables in Chicago and NYC. [Yahoo! Food


Johnny Appleseed’s real mission: to make more hard cider. [... Read more >

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