Tag Archives: Kale

Is This the Best Kale Takedown of All Time?

Source: Grub Street NY

Yesterday, The New York Times Magazine let food columnist Tejal Rao write 800 words about “seeing kale with new eyes.” Her paean to lacinato (the “dinosaur” one) concludes with what’s presumably a very good recipe — a blended-kale pasta sauce from Joshua McFadden.

One of the column’s readers was …

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Foraging for kale at Nathan Deal’s house

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Writer Catherine Lamb approached the Governor's Mansion about harvesting kale plants flanking Nathan Deal's front gates. The Governor obliged. She donated the greens to an area church that offers free meals to the needy.

Writer Catherine Lamb approached the Governor’s Mansion about harvesting kale plants flanking Nathan Deal’s front gates. The Governor obliged. She donated the greens to an area church that offers free meals to the needy.

BY CATHERINE LAMB

As I drove up to the security checkpoint at the Governor’s Mansion in swanky Buckhead, I mentally prepared myself to be turned away. After all, I had a rather odd request: to pick some kale from the plants flanking Gov. Nathan Deal’s front gates.

I pleaded my case to grounds supervisor Joey Duffy, who told me that, no, I couldn’t take any kale ...

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Listage: Chipotle Walkout; Rookie Cannabis-Eating Mistakes

Source: Eater Philly

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[Photo: Capogiro/Facebook]

· Cereal Loses its Snap, Crackle, and Pop [NYT]
· Chipotle Workers Quit By Leaving Epic Sign in Window [-EN-]
· The Awful Reign of the Red Delicious [Atlantic]
· Beginner Mistakes to Avoid When Eating Cannabis [Fast Co.]
· Parts Unknown Announces Season Four Line-Up [-EN-]
· Organic Kale Is Genetically Modified [Smithsonian]
· The ABCs of American Bourbon [Gayot]
· There’s a Fungus Threatening Organic Coffee [Bloomberg]

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Listage: Hot Dog University; Best Vegan Shakes in Philly

Source: Eater Philly

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[Delaware River Waterfront Corp./Matt Stanley]

· Time to Panic: There is a Global Kale Shortage [-EN-]
· Meet the Man Behind Hot Dog University [Time]
· The Argument for Eating Dog [CNN]
· Five of the Best Pastries in Paris [WSJ]
· A Daily Coffee Calculator [USA Today]
· A Video Game Mogul Opens a Restaurant [Men’s Journal]
· Should Businesswomen Order Whiskey on the Rocks? [QZ]
· Foursquare Reveals Overhaul of Its Recommendation App [-EN-]
· Venture Inn: The Gay Bar of Your More Introverted Dreams [34St]
· How to Do the Vegan Shake [Philly.com]

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Superfoods’ Chefs Challenge, Round 5: The list

Source: Washington Post Food Section

We’ve joined the powers of superfoods and the talent of Washington area chefs to create the Superfoods Chefs’ Challenge, a monthly series of recipes and techniques to help home cooks incorporate nutritious ingredients into their lives.

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Listage: Rising Bourbon Prices; The ‘Live Más’ Lawsuit

Source: Eater Philly

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[Photo: Kermit’s Bake Shoppe/Facebook]

· Hot Topics: Chefs on the Importance of Awards [-EN-]
· Fast-Food Protests Spread Overseas [NYT]
· Who’s Pushing Up the Prices of Your Fancy Bourbon? [Quartz]
· When Kale and Brussels Sprouts Combine [Modern Farmer]
· Dissecting José Andrés’ culinary visions for ‘Hannibal’ [LVW]
· Wal-Mart Settles Over Listeria-Tainted Cantaloupes [Reuters]
· Restaurant Owner Sues Taco Bell over “Live Más” Campaign [OCW]
· Modernist Cuisine Announces New Cookbook on Bread [-EN-]

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Listage: Summer Cookbook Preview; Prepping for Festival Season

Source: Eater Philly

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[Photo: Ray’s Happy Birthday Bar/Facebook]

· NRA Spends Big to Keep Wages Low [HuffPo]
· Eater’s Summer 2014 Cookbook and Food Book Preview [-EN-]
· Boom Times for Kale Farmers [Businessweek]
· Has the End of the Banana Arrived? [PopSci]
· Michelin vs World’s 50 Best [Newsweek]
· Sriracha Factory Irritates CA Noses, But Entices Politicians [NYT]
· How Chefs Prepare for Food Festival Season [Serious Eats]
· Watch the Trailer for ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat Pilot [-EN-]

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Listage: Kale, By the Numbers; Rise of the Gourmet Grocery

Source: Eater Philly

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Sabrina’s Powelton [Photo: Sharada Prasad/Flickr]

· Kale Was So Much Bigger in the 1990s [WaPo]
· Court Rules Yelp Must Reveal Identities of Its Reviewers [-EN-]
· Almost 20,000 Join Darden Restaurants Lawsuit [OS]
· McOperators Don’t Buy Dollar Menu & More [BurgerBusiness]
· How to Tell if You’re Drinking Whale [FP]
· The 50 Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings of 2014 [-EN-]
· Food Truck Spotlight: Cheese E. Wagon [Zagat]
· Philadelphia Area’s Gourmet Groceries: Shop, Dine, Hang [Inquirer]

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Listage: Healthy Junk Food; Non-Wheat Noodles, Trendy

Source: Eater Philly

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[Photo: Pizzeria Stella/Facebook]

· Food Trends in 2014: From Digital Dining to Healthy Junk Food [Guardian]
· Inside Kitchen Arts & Letters, the Legendary NYC Cookbook Store [-EN-]
· Louis CK and Jerry Seinfeld Drink Cappuccinos On A Yacht [Sprudge]
· The King of Molecular Gastronomy Goes Back to the Drawing Board [Slate]
· Philly Scientists Help Make Wine Better [PBJ]
· Hot Chef: Nunzio Patruno Talks Running a ‘Jumbo BYOB’ [Metro]
· PSN Reviews the Good King Tavern [SPR]
· Jewish Foods, Non-Wheat Noodles Top 2014 Food Trends [Inquirer]

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Most-viewed Washington Post recipes of 2013

Source: Washington Post Food Section

This year witnessed the launch of our new and improved Recipe Finder, but that doesn’t mean old favorites were forgotten. Here’s a list of our 10 most-viewed recipes of 2013:

Flaky Cream Cheese Pie Crust. We keep returning to Rose Levy Beranbaum’s pastry recipe for new pies, including Joe Yonan’s Cranberry Apricot Pie.

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Listage: The Cult of Vitamix; Porcini Hot Chocolate

Source: Eater Philly

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[Photo: Eater Philly/Alyssa Maloof]

· The Cult of Vitamix [BloombergBusinessweek]
· Here’s the New Thing We’re Pretending Will Save Us [The Awl]
· Make Kale Salt With Your Kale Stems [Gothamist]
· Beer Domesticated Man [Nautilus]
· At Kennett, Doing Things the Hard Way Proves Most Rewarding [PW]
· Don’t Think Twice! Porcini Hot Chocolate is a Holiday Treat [Zester]
· The Second-Class Citizens of the Google Cafeteria [Valleywag]

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Kale Fever: Northern Spy Food Co’s chef Hadley…

Source: Eater NY

2013_hadley_schmitt12.jpgNorthern Spy Food Co’s chef Hadley Schmitt reveals the dish that he hates seeing on menus: “Kale salads. Partially because I see them all the time, and I’m making them all the time. The kale salad is our most famous item here. Everyone’s doing kale salad now, and as a Northern Spy employee, I take pride in the fact that we were one of the first.” [FitR]

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