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Stop-Motion Submarine Sandwich

Stop-Motion Submarine Sandwich

PES is back with the stop-motion sandwich making skills we’ve all been waiting for. Table Scraps is a Food Politic column dedicated to the small morsels of stories, videos, and more. They don’t have enough calories for a full article but are just too good to let go to waste.

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December 22, 2014 at 10:45 amColumns Multimedia Table Scraps

How to Roast a Turkey the Right Way

How to Roast a Turkey the Right Way

Is it your first time hosting a Thanksgiving dinner? Are you trying to make up for the dried crisp of a bird you made last year? Whatever your reasons, enjoy this helpful guide created by Aly Miller for Local Roots NYC before stepping into the kitchen. Local Roots NYC is an innovative Brooklyn-based CSA program that sources from local farmers, fishers, cheese-makers and artisanal producers. In addition to offering New Yorkers a taste of the CSA […]

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November 24, 2014 at 8:00 amCulture Multimedia

New Project Lets You Delve Into Farms of the Past

"Tenant purchase client Mr. Crowell, near Isola, Mississippi Delta, with new hay rake and mules"
Photo by Marion Post Wolcott, 1939.

Have you ever wondered what your town looked like in the past? Do you find yourself clicking on those photos that show identical street views today and twenty years ago? If so, Photogrammar might be for you. Yale University runs the project known as Photogrammar, a website devoted to organizing and showing the 170,000 government-commissioned photos dating back from 1935 to 1945. Photographers roamed the United States, capturing American life and, in the process, evidence […]

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October 8, 2014 at 2:12 pmCulture Multimedia

Compound Chemistry: Why Doesn’t Honey Spoil?

Compound Chemistry: Why Doesn’t Honey Spoil?

I’m obsessed with honey. Ever since writing a paper on its history during my freshman year of college, I was hooked. Did you know that bees were the first domesticated “animal” we used for food? Or that it has antibiotic properties that can soothe burns? Maybe you heard that 80% of the food we eat relies on pollination? Oh, yeah, and it’s delicious and never goes bad. If the world needed to put together a […]

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September 26, 2014 at 8:00 amColumns Culture Table Scraps

GoPro Films the Process of Perfectly Poaching an Egg

GoPro Films the Process of Perfectly Poaching an Egg

Another culinary mystery solved thank to a creative GoPro owner. One inventive chef decided to stick his camera into a dish of boiling water and capture the process of poaching an egg on video. First we got to see inside a dishwasher cycle and now we’ve gone under boiling water to watch poaching eggs. What will we think of next? Table Scraps is a Food Politic column dedicated to the small morsels of stories, videos, and […]

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August 26, 2014 at 3:12 pmColumns Culture Table Scraps

Cold Pressed Juice Gets a Spot on the Highline – As Social Commentary

Cold Pressed Juice Gets a Spot on the Highline – As Social Commentary

If you come to visit me in New York City, you’re taking a trip to the Highline. Of all the tourist attractions in this city, it’s the only one I actually enjoy. There are no lines. It looks different in every season. There’s great food. And, sometimes, you can find some neat art installations too. As part of a group art installation called Archeo, artist Josh Kline placed a refrigerator of what looks like fancy […]

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August 25, 2014 at 8:00 amCulture Multimedia

Dinner in NY Peeks at New Yorkers’ Last Meal of the Day

Dinner in NY Peeks at New Yorkers’ Last Meal of the Day

Dinner is more than just the last meal of the day. According to photographer Miho Aikawa, it’s also the most personal. “Growing up, both of my parents had full-time jobs and it was difficult for us to spend time together,” she said. “They decided that we would try to have dinner together as often as possible to share time among the family.” It wasn’t important to her as a teenager, but like most of us […]

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July 23, 2014 at 7:33 amCulture Multimedia

Perfect Ice Cream is a Science

Perfect Ice Cream is a Science

What’s the difference between hard, crunchier ice cream and soft serve? This video by the American Chemical Society’s series Reactions might not help you make your own batch at home but will explain the science of how ice and cream come together to become a delicious summer treat. Also, how much fun does this look? -Tove K. Danovich Table Scraps is a Food Politic column dedicated to the small morsels of stories, videos, and more. They […]

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June 25, 2014 at 9:19 amColumns Table Scraps

What’s the Deal With Garlic Breath?

What’s the Deal With Garlic Breath?

Have you ever wondered why garlic – that delicious addition to any Italian food – is not the food you want to eat before kissing? Just what is it that causes garlic to make your breath and anything else it touches smell garlicky for hours? The American Chemical Society’s series “Reactions” joined up with Compound Interest to create this short explanation. If only there were a way to chop garlic without, well, chopping it. Food […]

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June 17, 2014 at 8:41 amColumns Culture Table Scraps

5 Food Videos You Have to Watch This Week

5 Food Videos You Have to Watch This Week

Once we saw how much people loved our list of 7 Under-Publicized Food Documentaries You Need to See we thought we’d do an encore performance. Here are five of our favorite sometimes silly, sometimes serious food and agriculture videos. Tell us what you liked and add your own favorites in the comments. Eat Our Feelings, Episode 1 A cooking show/webseries that’s both delicious and entertaining. It’s nice to see some fresh faces in the cooking show scene. […]

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June 11, 2014 at 1:09 pmCulture Multimedia