Murray's Cheese has a blog →
“Big Cheese Stories is the blog site of Murray’s Cheese in New York City. This is where you’ll get the inside scoop on the world of cheese. Read stories from the field as Rob and his crew travel around the world to find the best cheeses to bring back to our Greenwich Village and Grand Central Terminal locations. Learn about the daily life of a cheesemonger and hear about exciting...
wheres the best place to get this? mom wants me to bring some home thursday so she can make apple and cranberry french toast.
Eat Drink or Die →
A foodie website from the Or Die Network Group (yes, as in Funny Or Die). I haven’t had a chance to watch any of their “Shows” yet but the site “will do for cooking what Funny Or Die has done for comedy-which is, become a niche brand in a crowded field of online video.” In addition to the shows; you can browse, save and post recipes as well as watch videos from...
Sensory Cocktails: coming to a bar near you →
Los Angeles Stages a Fast Food Intervention →
A new weapon in the battle against obesity was rolled out last month when the Los Angeles City Council decided to stop new fast food restaurants from opening in some of the city’s poorest neighborhoods. […] Jonathan Gold, the LA Weekly food critic who won a Pulitzer Prize last year, said he understands the spirit of the freeze, which is an urban planning measure meant to keep the...
This confirms it: Julia Child is the coolest... →
Eating Local Food: The Movement, Locavores and... →
Brush up on the basics of local food: how, why, and what.
BakeSpace is apparently like MySpace for foodies. You can upload pictures and recipes while making friends with other cooks, as well as participate in the Mentor program that “connects members who have specific culinary skills with those who are eager to learn.” There is a forum as well however; while it would be a great resource for answers to quick baking and cooking questions it...
Michael Pollan's Political Manifesto: "We need to... →
Fans of the writer (author of In Defense of Food and The Omnivore’s Dilemna) should check out my take on his recent lecture about sustainable agriculture at the P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center. xx Nora
some quick tips on how to buy and store cheese, as well as a rundown of different types. brought to you by my friends at murray’s cheese and wine spectator.
FFFFood’s own Nora dominates at this weekend’s Chili Cook-off in Brooklyn, winning the 2nd Place ribbon in the People’s Choice Category. Congratulations!! via grapefruite
Meatless Like Me →
This (older) article by Taylor Clark is a great read for non-vegetarians to get a glimpse into how some/most vegetarians feel about well, being vegetarian. “Now, when I say that vegetarians are normal people with normal food cravings, many omnivores will hoist a lamb shank in triumph and point out that you can hardly call yourself normal if the aroma of, say, sizzling bacon doesn’t...
16-Spice-Rubbed Chicken Breast From Bobby Flay Ingredients For Green Onion Slaw: 1 cup coarsely chopped green onions, white and green parts 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 2 teaspoons honey 2 serrano chiles 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1/2 cup canola oil Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 small head of purple cabbage, finely shredded 1 small red onion, halved and thinly sliced 2...
From the Sterling Cooper Company Cookbook
AMC’s hit show MAD MEN is everywhere - fashion, news, pop culture — even food. It may be too early to call it a trend (thankfully), but there seems to be a wave of interest in re-exploring the high-fat, low-taste dinnertime classics of the 50s and 60s. In James Lileks’ non-cookbook, THE GALLERY OF REGRETTABLE FOOD we see the best of the worst of the under-the-label...
To be old and single? No, it’s not bad, it’s great. There’s a...– Betty Fussel, the 81-year-old author of The Story of Corn, a food-anthropology classic. (Vogue, Aug. 2008) If you like Michael Pollan, give Fussel’s work a look. xx N