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Ask The Food Lab: What’s The Best Way To Freeze Pizza Dough? | Serious Eats.

Slide Show | What to Eat at Honoré Artisan Bakery, Seattle | Serious Eats. The first recommendation here is the Kouign Amann and I cannot heap on enough extra recommendations that you try one here. So, so good.

Can vegans stomach the unpalatable truth about quinoa? | “The quinoa trade is yet another troubling example of a damaging north-south exchange, with well-intentioned health and ethics-led consumers here unwittingly driving poverty there.” People in Bolivia and Peru where it is grown can no longer afford it, in Lima it is more expensive than chicken. Via Delicious Days.

Bon Appétempt: Nancy’s Chopped Salad.

Let’s build a massive meta McDonald’s in Times Square at Kottke. I love the comparisons between fast food and molecular gastronomy. I remember hearing that Ferran Adria admired McDonald’s for their ability to make the exact same burger over and over again.

5 Sauces that Spank Sriracha | The GastroGnome. See also: in this episode (185) of The Dinner Party they have a segment about siracha. Did you know? It’s made here in the US and it’s so popular it’s been faked!

Cucumber and Hummus Cupcakes at Creative Kid Snacks. So many things can be made to look like cupcakes, but these I will actually be making for myself soon.

· comments [6] · 03-6-2013 · categories:food · links ·

6 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Erin // Mar 6, 2013 at 6:35 am

    The Quinoa story is completely false, BTW. We quinoa-lovers can rest easy. :)

  • 2 Erin // Mar 6, 2013 at 6:35 am

    Nearly forgot to include my source.

  • 3 Suzanne // Mar 6, 2013 at 8:22 am

    That chopped salad is to-die. Thanks, once again, for sharing great stuff!

  • 4 Seanna Lea // Mar 6, 2013 at 9:26 am

    I don’t eat very much quinoa but it is so healthy that I’ve been considering adding more to my diet, so I’m interested in both the linked article and Erin’s counter link. Thank you both!

  • 5 megan // Mar 6, 2013 at 4:17 pm

    Erin – thank you! I’ll read it when I get a chance.

    Deanna Lea – I eat a lot of quinoa so ill pay close attention to the articles.

    Suzanne – Thanks!

  • 6 Jen // Mar 7, 2013 at 8:01 pm

    I’m a little confused: NPR said, “the community can’t afford the grain anymore,” and the rebuttal is, “that’s not true, the farmers can totally eat it if they want.” farmers != community.

    No idea who is right.

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