UWS restaurant’s outside setup shows up in London paper

Do click thru as this article is full of videos and ways of seeing things from a different angle. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8761705/French-bistro-NYCs-Upper-West-sets-space-bubbles-10F-warmer-inside.html Bistro in NYC's Upper West Side sets up 'space bubbles' to beat chilly fall weather as struggling Big Apple restaurants battle to stay open Cafe du Soleil can sit up to 80 guests in its … Continue reading UWS restaurant’s outside setup shows up in London paper

Grocery shopping habits may have changed permanently

Move to online shopping encourages repurchasing rather than trying new products and discourages creativity. https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/09/01/grocery-shopping-coronavirus-impact/ Bigger hauls, fewer choices: How the pandemic has changed our grocery shopping habits forever A permanent shift toward online shopping means less innovation, fewer new brands and, for some people who lack choices, reinforcement of unhealthy eating patterns Jen Valencia … Continue reading Grocery shopping habits may have changed permanently

How about an environmentalist cookbook?

Anyone who can help the broad population change its eating patterns away from environmentally destructive choices is to be applauded. https://bookriot.com/environmentalist-cookbooks/ Hassana Moosa Aug 25, 2020 Migrations by Charlotte McConaghy. A dark past. An impossible journey. The will to survive. For fans of Flight Behavior and Station Eleven, a novel set on the brink of … Continue reading How about an environmentalist cookbook?

China’s search for protein grows

The Japanese have often been viewed as the villains in the harvesting of the ocean because of multiple short-sighted practices. For example, their practice of harvesting virtually all of the available krill in major feeding areas (to add a shine to face cream) means that the life that is larger and needs krill to survive … Continue reading China’s search for protein grows

Which one? Blender, food processor, immersion blender?

I've always gone on instinct based on decades of using primarily a food processor and immersion blender. Instinctively I've always known that fluids and the food processor didn't mix -- but this explains why. https://www.allrecipes.com/article/blender-vs-food-processor/? Blender vs. Food Processor: When to Use Which for What Whether it's soups, salad dressings, or sauces, learn which appliance … Continue reading Which one? Blender, food processor, immersion blender?

Is nothing healthy any more? Seltzer

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2016/02/the-sad-truth-about-seltzer/433947/? The Sad Truth About Seltzer The delightful little bubbles in La Croix and Perrier are kind of bad for your teeth.Olga Khazan February 1, 2016 Quinn Dombrowski / Flickr There are things people know in their hearts to be true, that they nonetheless hope are not true. This is a story about one such … Continue reading Is nothing healthy any more? Seltzer

Non-dairy ice cream that tastes good

Non-Dairy Ice Cream That's Actually Delicious We couldn’t tell that we weren’t eating the real thing. By Kenny Gould, and Liz Provencher Updated on 7/16/2020 at 5:12 PMMAITANE ROMAGOSA/THRILLIST Human adults aren't supposed to drink milk. You'd never know it by the amount of yogurt, milk, coffee creamers, and other dairy-filled treats that fill our fridges, but … Continue reading Non-dairy ice cream that tastes good

Will you get the most from your holiday hot dog?

I've always sliced open hot dogs when heating them but often get questions if someone else is there. This is a great explanation. https://www.epicurious.com/expert-advice/butterfly-your-hot-dogs-article You Should Absolutely Be Butterflying Your Hot Dogs By Kendra Vaculin June 25, 2020 Photo by Joseph De Leo, Food Styling by Micah Marie Morton Recently I came across a tweet … Continue reading Will you get the most from your holiday hot dog?

15 different ways to add peanut butter to your foods

Some of these are familiar, but certainly not all. If the recipe links don't show, just click thru to the underlying article. https://www.mashed.com/25629/15-interesting-ways-never-thought-use-peanut-butter/ 15 interesting ways you never thought to use peanut butterBy Jennifer En/Sept. 24, 2016 5:27 pm EDT/Updated: March 16, 2017 10:28 am EDT If it's wrong to wake up with peanut butter … Continue reading 15 different ways to add peanut butter to your foods

How fast food restaurants will change

https://www.eatthis.com/things-you-wont-see-fast-food-restaurants/ Things You'll Never See in Fast Food Restaurants Ever Again It's possible that, once the shelter-in-place order lifts, you won't be able to find these items in popular chains. By Cheyenne Buckingham May 1, 2020 The way we go out to eat will have to change for many months once the mandated quarantine lifts … Continue reading How fast food restaurants will change

Unexpected items that chefs freeze

https://www.foodandwine.com/lifestyle/unexpected-items-chefs-freeze 16 Unexpected Items Chefs Always Freeze From Doritos to butter.  By Clarissa Buch Updated December 16, 2019 Advertisement Save FB Tweet You probably never thought to freeze avocados or a bag of Cool Ranch Doritos. But these chefs say you should. Here’s why. Mitshu/Getty Images Cool Ranch Doritos "Fishing in South Texas as a … Continue reading Unexpected items that chefs freeze

A way to get at the last of the peanut butter (maybe)

I love peanut butter -- Jif only, please -- so saw this article with a smile. Unfortunately, I can only get it to work if the jar is rather warm. Will you have better luck? https://www.mashed.com/219474/the-peanut-butter-jar-hack-you-never-knew-you-needed/ The peanut butter jar hack you never knew you neededBy Megan Scott/June 19, 2020 12:51 pm EDT/Updated: June 19, … Continue reading A way to get at the last of the peanut butter (maybe)