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: January 28, 2014


A city in China is blaming its air pollution on bacon. [FoodBeast


If you thought the KFC Double Down was a travesty, meet the next generation: the Double Down Dog. [FWF


Aqua-Spark, the world’s first investment fund focused on sustainable aquaculture, is looking to save our seas through better fish farming. [NPR


Leave the beer for the Clydesdales and prep these make-ahead cocktails for the Big Game. [Yahoo! Food


By the time they hit store shelves, some GMO foods actually no longer contain genetically-modified DNA. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: December 11, 2014


Goat cheese has become so popular in the U.S., top producer the Vermont Creamery is practically begging for new goat farmers. [Food Politic


Consider making a holiday donation to one of these worthy charities. [Fork in the Road


America loves sandwiches, but can we embrace the smørrebrød? [Serious Eats


Blame Nutella: hazelnut prices are on the rise. [WSJ


A new tweed lets you both drink and wear your whiskey. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: August 19, 2014

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As confectioners scramble for hazelnuts, Nutella-maker the Ferrero Group sits pretty on its stash. [Business Week


Move over New York: Restaurant titans like David Chang and Daniel Boulud are flocking to our nation's capital. [Eater]  


If you're trying to add more protein to your diet, consider cricket flour. [NPR


Show your sushi love with this collection of roll-inspired... Read more >

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Daily Digest: June 2, 2014



North Korean scientists suggest mushroom-based drinks could be the next Gatorade. [NY Daily News


As the economy improves, the number of food stamp recipients drops. [NPR


Los Angeles's Chinese American Museum unveils an exhibit dedicated to hot sauce. [NPR


Domestic versus imported: which Nutella is better? [Washington Post] ... Read more >

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Daily Digest: February 4, 2014



Could any of these "alternative" chocolate-hazelnut spreads topple Nutella? [Time]


Struggling rural pageants relax entry rules in hopes of attracting more candidates for Mrs. Asparagus, Beef Queen, and other royalty. [NPR]


John Markulis, baker of hamburger buns for In-N-Out, Original Tommy's, and others, has passed away at 83. [LAT]


In case of processed-cheese shortage, make your own at home. [LAT]... Read more >

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Recipe: Cornelius Gallagher's Hazelnut–Vanilla Gelato

Recipe for hazelnut–vanilla gelato Laced with toasty vanilla seeds, fragrant hazelnuts, and luscious Nutella, this gelato is the perfect wintertime treat. Get the recipe here.

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Staff Recipe: Crêpes with Nutella

Crepes with nutella JBF director of sponsorship and special events Yvon Ros has the privilege of eating at her restaurateur husband's restaurant, Meli Melo, almost every day. But when she's spending weekend mornings at home, she likes to make these simple nutella crêpes for her son, Remy.

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