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Food News Fast – January 12, 2014

Food News Fast – January 12, 2014

Craft breweries are making so many new beers that they’re running out of names – and it’s getting them into legal trouble. [NPR] Bill Gates tested a machine that turns human waste into drinking water. [Foodbeast] There’s a Hello Kitty themed farm in Hong Kong. [Modern Farmer] Traffic light food labels may nudge people into eating better. [Civil Eats] Just like people, fish brought out of water too quickly can get the bends – but […]

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January 12, 2015 at 8:00 amUncategorized

Playing With Your Food

Playing With Your Food

Food photographer Tatiana Shkondina plays with food for a living. Where some may see her work as nothing more than a recipe illustration, Shkondina clearly views it as an art. To drive the point home, she recreated a series of classic paintings using only the medium of food. I’d love to visit the delicious museum these plates would hang in. Piet Mondrian: Vincent Van Gogh:   Andy Warhol: Salvador Dali: Rene Magritte: To find more of […]

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January 9, 2015 at 9:00 amCulture

Top Reads of 2014

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Dear Readers, As we wrap up our food news and culture programming for 2014, we’re taking a look back at your favorite posts. Some, like “Why I’m not a ‘Foodie’” are oldies but goodies – still bringing new eyeballs to the page almost a year and a half later. Others, like Monica Johnson’s wonderful series “Putting Up Your Harvest” were new this year and allowed us to branch out into new territory. To date, we’ve published […]

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December 31, 2014 at 8:08 amUncategorized

Food News Fast – December 29, 2014

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Today naming your farm might be less about tradition and more marketing savvy. [Grist] The meat industry wants Congress to get rid of COOL once and for all. [Star Tribune] Farmers worry that the new immigration policy will cause a labor shortage. [AP] Is this the end of water for California’s almond growers? [New York Times] Should reindeer meat be the newest addition to your gastronomic repertoire? [City Lab] Fruitcake might be a joke in […]

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December 29, 2014 at 9:16 amFood News Fast News

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

Food News Fast – December 22, 2014

Food News Fast – December 22, 2014

How vegetable growers became the Colorado pot industry’s best friend. [Modern Farmer] On the hunt for the ever elusive white truffle. [Eater] An important lesson on how to resist cookie temptation. Farmers might be the biggest beneficiaries of the new U.S.-Cuba relationship. [Politico] Reviving the Icelandic tradition of making sea salt. [Munchies] A farmer walks into a bar and tells a joke. The life of an agricultural comedian. [Modern Farmer] Is “rewilding” crops the way […]

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December 22, 2014 at 9:59 amFood News Fast News

Take Your Dream Vacation in a Gingerbread House

Take Your Dream Vacation in a Gingerbread House

How would you like to stay in a cozy gingerbread cabin for the holidays? Or is a gingerbread camper more your style? For the fanciest among you, there’s even a modern gingerbread home to satisfy all your architectural desires. The homes are the product of a for-charity advertising campaign by the McKinney agency. To organize your stay, visit their host site Gingerbread bnb (if only this were a real Airbnb spinoff) and book your trip. Just don’t […]

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December 17, 2014 at 8:00 amCulture

Food News Fast – December 15, 2014

Food News Fast – December 15, 2014

Do you know your donkeys from your asses? [Modern Farmer] The tough working conditions at Mexico’s largest farms. [LA Times] Better distribution could be the key to cutting down on food waste. [Grist] Congress wants the committee designing the new Dietary Guidelines to stick to nutrition. [NPR] Updating food safety for the modern world. [Modern Farmer] California dairy farmers are migrating to the Midwest. [Harvest Public Media] Why your flight attendant often feels like an […]

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December 15, 2014 at 1:42 pmFood News Fast News

Food News Fast – December 8, 2014

Food News Fast – December 8, 2014

Berry consumption rose by 475% in the last 12 years. This is why. [New York Times] California finally gets rain – enough to evacuate over 75 homes. [LA Times] When an increasing number of restaurants require pre-paid tickets in order to dine with them, what does eating out really mean? [First We Feast] Let’s talk about gleaning. [The Daily Yonder] An immersion workshop to get young people of color to reconnect with the land – […]

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December 8, 2014 at 9:20 amFood News Fast News

These Cookies Are Too Pretty to Eat

These Cookies Are Too Pretty to Eat

Are you hoping to up your holiday cookie game this year? Let pastry chef Amber Spiegel be your inspiration. Her intricate cookie designs seem more at home on a knitted sweater than an edible good. It can take her up to 45 minutes to decorate a single cookie and she’s now somehow turned this into a full-time career. Her YouTube page is full set of step-by-step instructions for these winter cookies and other gratuitously designed […]

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December 3, 2014 at 8:00 amColumns Culture Table Scraps