Best packaged biscuits (maybe?)

My usual grocer (FreshDirect, online) carries his preferred brand which I've ordered for Thanksgiving. We shall see. https://www.thekitchn.com/canned-biscuit-brands-22950234? I Tried Nearly a Dozen Tubes of Canned Biscuits and Now This Is the Only One I’ll Buy by Meghan SplawnPublished: YesterdayWe independently select these products—if you buy from one of our links, we may earn a … Continue reading Best packaged biscuits (maybe?)

Eating by yourself is just fine

How to Eat Alone (and Like It) Table for one? It’s not as bad as it sounds. Here’s how to dine by yourself and enjoy every bite. By Jess McHugh Oct. 30, 2019 When the ancient Roman politician Lucius Lucullus noticed his night’s menu looking dull, he gave instructions to his cook to prepare a lavish, multiple-course feast. … Continue reading Eating by yourself is just fine

Here’s why Costco pizzas taste so good

Unfortunately, several key factors in the always reliable "yum" factor are not reproducible in the home kitchens. But several of the reasons why the pizza tastes great can, and should, be a part of the home kitchen: measuring ingredients consistently and accurately, letting the yeast do its job before rushing the pizza into the oven, … Continue reading Here’s why Costco pizzas taste so good

Turns out grocery story layouts useful for servicing online customers

Fascinating article about how online grocery sales are being serviced -- and why. FreshDirect is the primary online grocer in midtown Manhattan and it has had its own problems with trying to service its customers: first by picking the place for its service center and second by walking the line between nonbranded products and the … Continue reading Turns out grocery story layouts useful for servicing online customers

Another hit on food supply because of higher ocean temperatures

Warmer temperatures globally are increasingly affecting our food slow. Long past time to make dietary changes and become more flexible about food choices S / ISLANDS Global warming blamed for crisis at salmon farms  by Alistair Munro November 1, 2019, 6:55 am The blame has been put down to health issues. Sign up to our Daily newsletter The country’s largest salmon … Continue reading Another hit on food supply because of higher ocean temperatures

A reminder that which baking pan you use matters

https://www.popsugar.com/food/Glass-Bakeware-vs-Metal-Bakeware-6512749 Can You Bake Brownies in a Glass Pan? The Reason You Shouldn't Bake Brownies in Glass Pans October 30, 2019by SUSANNAH CHEN 169  Is it possible to bake brownies in a glass pan instead of metal? The short answer is yes. It is possible to bake brownies or other cookie bars with a glass pan — but there … Continue reading A reminder that which baking pan you use matters

Restaurants’ contribution to the climate crisis

Anyone who’s ever stood at the wrong side of a barbecue grill knows the smoke is full of more than smells. This article details the contents. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/oct/10/restaurants-contribution-to-air-pollution-revealed? Restaurants' contribution to air pollution revealed US survey found particle pollution downwind of eateries was higher than from major roads Gary Fuller @drgaryfuller Thu 10 Oct 2019 16.30 EDT Many of … Continue reading Restaurants’ contribution to the climate crisis