Sustainability Matters: November 6, 2015

 

The California Department of Public Health has issued a warning against eating any Dungeness crab caught along the coast, due to deadly levels of acid in their flesh. [SF Gate

 

Detroit may soon be home to one of the nation’s largest urban farms. [Modern Farmer

 

Facing a pork shortage, Chipotle’s strong “no antibiotics” stance is becoming a little more complicated. [NPR

 

It’s a bad week for burrito chains: a typhoid outbreak in Colorado has been linked to a Qdoba. [FWF

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What We're Reading: November 3, 2015

 

Cinnamon rolls are already pretty irresistible, but when you add in salted whiskey caramel, there’s no holding back. [Food52

 

The power of crunch: how what you taste is influenced by what you hear. [The New Yorker

 

Our national love affair with barbecue chicken pizza traces its roots to one chef at JBF Award winner Wolfgang Puck’s Spago. [Lucky Peach

 

Meatballs mix-ups: potential pitfalls to avoid when getting saucy. [The Kitchn

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Sustainability Matters: October 23, 2015

 

Buying local doesn’t necessarily mean avoiding pesticides. [Grist

 

Subway is the latest fast food chain to make the switch to antibiotic-free meat. [NPR

 

Farmers guilds across the country are bringing first-time farmers into the fold by sharing knowledge and advice. [Modern Farmer

 

Could Yelp be a tool for tracking food poisoning outbreaks? [The Atlantic

 

Too few cooks in the kitchen: a new report reveals the restaurant industry is struggling with a shortage of skilled hands... Read more >

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What We're Reading: October 6, 2015

 

You’re only ten minutes away from amazing strawberry shortcake. [Serious Eats

 

Students in Winnipeg have revived an ancient squash varietal by using 800-year-old seeds. [Mother Nature Network

 

Hot dogs with peanut butter, and other “weird but good” food pairings. [Food52

 

In NYC, health inspection consulting is an industry unto itself. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: October 1, 2015

 

 

Impress your friends with these homemade biscuits (just don’t tell them there are only two ingredients). [Serious Eats

 

A different type of dry-cleaning: the key to crispy mushrooms is avoiding water. [Bon Appétit 

 

Cooking in a scale-less kitchen? Here are some basic comparisons to help you guesstimate the weights of your ingredients. [Food52

 

A look at how Indian immigrants reshaped Trinidad’s cuisine. [... Read more >

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Sustainability Matters: September 25, 2015

 

Crop diversity in the U.S. is now lower than it was in 1978. [Modern Farmer

 

The FDA is ramping up their push to include added sugars in the new nutrition label. [WaPo

 

Nature vs. nurture: a handful of companies in the U.S. are trying to breed a tastier cricket. [The Atlantic

 

A new study suggests eating more fish could help prevent depression. [TIME

 

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What We're Reading: May 13, 2015

 

This is not your mama’s empanada: give the old-school Galician model a go. [Serious Eats

 

Rejuvenate your leftover takeout rice with these key tips. [The Kitchn

 

Jeni’s Ice Cream has discovered the source of its listeria outbreak. [Eater

 

Get to know the century egg, a Chinese delicacy that can punch up your stir fries, salads, and more. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: May 12, 2015

 

It's not in the boiling: America’s Test Kitchen debunks the myth that New York bagels are superior because of the city’s water. [HuffPo

 

Don’t be old fashioned about your use of bitters: start cooking with them. [WSJ

 

Must-have kitchen tools for home cooks around the globe. [Gourmet

 

Discover the Moscow Mule’s not so-Russian birthplace in this map of cocktail origins. [Vine... Read more >

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Sustainability Matters: April 24, 2015

 

Kraft au natural: the company’s iconic Mac & Cheese will soon be free of artificial dyes and preservatives. [Eater

 

Vermont’s new GMO labeling rules will go into effect on July 1, but the state is already facing legal challenges from science and food industry lobbies. [Food Politics

 

New studies published in Nature add fuel to the fire that pesticide use is decimating bee populations. [NPR

 

Blue Bell Ice Cream has been forced to recall all of its products after Listeria was found in several factories. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: July 2, 2014

 

The robot takeover begins with IBM Watson’s barbecue sauce. [NPR]

 

A different sort of food truck: moving companies partner to crack down on food waste. [Civil Eats]

 

The top ten new trends from the Fancy Food Show. [Ad Age]

 

A nonprofit website in Germany acts as a Craiglist for leftovers. [... Read more >

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