Originally published on Tue December 31, 2013 6:02 pm
Across the country, there's a wave of interest in local food. And a new generation of young farmers is trying to grow it.
Many of these farmers — many of whom didn't grow up on farms — would like to stay close to cities. After all, that's where the demand for local food is.
The problem is, that's where land is most expensive. So young farmers looking for affordable land are forced to get creative.
Originally published on Tue December 31, 2013 5:40 pm
There are two important things that you learn about Michael Zusman, baker and co-author of The Artisan Jewish Deli at Home, when you bake with him.
First, his real job has nothing to do with bread or writing recipes: He's a trial judge. "Full time," Zusman says. "Wear a black robe every day."
Originally published on Tue December 31, 2013 1:39 pm
Every time I spend New Year's Eve with my mom, she tells me the same thing: "Be careful with that Champagne, honey. The bubbles go straight to the head. And it won't be pretty tomorrow."
Thanks, Mom. Glad you're looking after me after all these years.
But is she right?
Originally published on Fri January 10, 2014 10:52 am
Google Trends has released its annual Zeitgeist list so that we can mull over the burning questions of the day.
A new wheat variety may have cracked the code to marry the fluffiness of white bread with whole grain nutrition.