Enjoying a more sustainable cup of coffee (goodbye single-cup Keurig)

http://www.popsci.com/environment/sustainable-coffee-tips/ How to enjoy a more sustainable cup of coffee Bid single-use Keurig cups adieu. BY SARA KILEY WATSON | PUBLISHED JAN 13, 2022 11:00 AM A delicious cup of coffee doesn't have to leave plastic in its wake. Elle Hughes/PexelsSHARE  Making coffee is an essential part of many people’s morning routine—Americans gulp down around 400 million cups of … Continue reading Enjoying a more sustainable cup of coffee (goodbye single-cup Keurig)

Something fishy’s going on at Fairway

/ilovetheupperwestside.com/something-fishys-going-on-at-fairway/ (UPDATED): Something Fishy’s Going on at Fairway Keith Marder  January 12, 2022  Food & DrinkLast modified on January 13th, 2022 [ Scroll to the bottom of this article for a statement from the company and photos of the new layout ] The more Fairway’s owners change, the more things don’t stay the same. In 2020, Village … Continue reading Something fishy’s going on at Fairway

Restaurant Week best choices

https://www.thrillist.com/eat/new-york/where-to-eat-nyc-winter-restaurant-week-2022 10 Reservations Worth Booking for Winter 2022 NYC Restaurant Week With over 440 restaurants participating across the five boroughs, these deals are too good to pass up. By Tae Yoon Published on 1/11/2022 at 5:44 PM After the pandemic forced the cancelation of its summer 2020 program (a first in its 30-year history) and last … Continue reading Restaurant Week best choices

Some risks are worth taking

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2021/12/raw-batter-delicious-risk/621072/? A Very Radical, Very Delicious Take on Risk Management When times are dark, I lick the bowl.By Rachel Gutman Daniel Zender DECEMBER 29, 2021SHARE You know that moment, just after you get a batch of cookies in the oven, when you take off your apron, place the mixing bowl neatly in the sink, fill it … Continue reading Some risks are worth taking

Americans are addicted to ultra-processed food and it’s killing us

https://www.newsweek.com/2021/12/17/americans-are-addicted-ultra-processed-foods-its-killing-us-1656977.html NEWSWEEK MAGAZINE Americans Are Addicted to 'Ultra-Processed' Foods, and It's Killing Us BY ADAM PIORE ON 12/08/21 AT 5:00 AM EST Being severely overweight has never been so dangerous. During the COVID-19 epidemic, Americans who are obese, without any other risk factors, were hospitalized at three times the rate of those who weren't, by some estimates. … Continue reading Americans are addicted to ultra-processed food and it’s killing us

New York Times list of its most popular recipes of 2021

http://www.nytimes.com/2021/12/03/dining/2021-most-popular-recipes.html? Our Most Popular Recipes of 2021 A countdown of the delicious dishes our readers viewed the most this year. Eric Kim’s creamy baked mac and cheese.Credit...Christopher Testani for The New York Times. Food Stylist: Barrett Washburne. By Margaux Laskey Published Dec. 3, 2021 Updated Dec. 5, 2021 Phew, it’s been a wild year, but New York Times Cooking readers … Continue reading New York Times list of its most popular recipes of 2021

It’s always been called Reddi-Wip — honest

http://www.snopes.com/fact-check/is-it-reddi-wip-or-reddi-whip/? Is It ‘Reddi-Wip’ Or ‘Reddi-Whip’? A glitch in the matrix, or a common misspelling? Dan EvonPublished 24 November 2021 Image via Reddi Wip / Facebook Claim The product "Reddi-Wip" was originally spelled "Reddi-Whip." Rating False Origin “Whipped cream” is spelled with an “H.” That’s probably the reason why Reddi Wip, a whipped cream product made by … Continue reading It’s always been called Reddi-Wip — honest

Everything you know about latkes is wrong

https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2015/12/the-great-latke-lie/420018/? Everything You Know About Latkes Is Wrong The shocking true story of a Hanukkah stapleBy Yoni Appelbaum Tim Sackton / Flickr DECEMBER 11, 2015 In 1927, when the word “latke” made its English debut, The American Mercury defined the Hanukkah delicacy as “luscious … pancakes made of grated, raw potatoes, mixed with flour and shortening.” Almost 90 years later, … Continue reading Everything you know about latkes is wrong

If you don’t know Smitten Kitchen, you’re losing out

So many pie crust recipes out there. The one below -- using butter, but not vodka) -- is from Smitten Kitchen but her best suggestion (putting the dough in the pan BEFORE chilling), she credits to Stella Parks in her cookbook "BakeTart: Iconic American Desserts." It's never the wrong time to make a homemade pie, … Continue reading If you don’t know Smitten Kitchen, you’re losing out

Is this historic cheese about to disappear?

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/how-much-longer-roquefort-reign-king-cheese-180978999/ TRAVEL | DECEMBER 2021 Reign of Terroir Rich, powerful and eccentric, Roquefort is still the king of cheeses. But for how much longer? By Joshua Levine Photographs by Tomas van Houtryve The roads on the bare plateauof La Causse du Larzac get twisty as they wind down the gorges that cut through this lonely corner of south-central France. … Continue reading Is this historic cheese about to disappear?

British Columbia floods killed many fish, particularly salmon

globalnews.ca/news/8403667/fish-mortality-bc-floods/ High fish mortality rates possible after record-breaking B.C. floods ByElizabeth McSheffrey  Global NewsPosted November 25, 2021 9:04 pm Renee Coghill of Hope Search and Rescue has already found 100 dead fish on dry land off the Coquihalla Highway in the aftermath of catastrophic floods in southern B.C. on Nov. 14 and 15, 2021. Courtesy: Renee Coghill … Continue reading British Columbia floods killed many fish, particularly salmon

Good-natured pastry for bad-tempered cooks (from a Brit)

https://www.newyorker.com/culture/kitchen-notes/a-good-natured-pastry-for-bad-tempered-cooks A Good-Natured Pastry for Bad-Tempered Cooks For on-the-go pies, delicate French pastry simply doesn’t have the range. Something more assertive, like a hot-water crust, is required. By Ruby TandohNovember 19, 2021 Illustration by Karlotta Freier Recently, I’ve been going on walks with a small apple pie tucked in my anorak pocket. In some of the … Continue reading Good-natured pastry for bad-tempered cooks (from a Brit)