In link on November 28, 2013 at 8:57 am
a favorite from the archives to celebrate the day: Le Grande Thanksgiving, by Art Buchwald
In link on October 12, 2013 at 2:58 pm
things you need to know today: “the government shutdown has caused staff reductions at two important federal health agencies, increasing the risk of serious harm to American consumers from food-borne illnesses.”
read more in the new york times
In link on August 16, 2013 at 12:03 am
yes, i agree. this recipe sounds very weird.
but just as martha says, it is sweet and tangy (and hot, i guess, if you put the chilis in) and delicious. i really liked it, and i bet it will be even better tomorrow for lunch.
the only problem i had was that it was hard to mix all the ingredients together. i think next time i’d dress the noodles and then dress everything else. i’d make a little pile of noodles in my bowl, and then put a scoopful of the rest.
substitutions i made, based on necessity, not a plan, just so you know they work if you have to, as well:
lemon for lime
udon for soba
regular basil for thai
canola oil for sunflower
recipe from the new york times
In link on March 3, 2013 at 8:57 pm
have you ever tried the new york times’ epic chocolate chip cookie recipe? it has a bit of a cult following, and you can now count me as a member!
it’s really the texture that does it for me, and the hint of salt. oh my.
they are a bit of a process, yes. (you need cake flour, and the dough has to chill for at least 24 hours, and you should really use a kitchen scale to measure out the ingredients) but it is so worth it.
next time you have a long weekend or a rainy day or just a hankering for the best chocolate chip cookie around, give it a try.
In link on December 5, 2012 at 12:09 am
in case you missed it, sandwich monday is one of my favorite npr columns.
and this one is particularly funny.
In link on November 25, 2012 at 5:34 pm
really interesting article from the ny times about how everything is pumpkin-flavored these days, and the marketing efforts behind it all. (may need a subscription to read…)
In link on October 3, 2012 at 10:21 pm
just wanted to make sure you saw this very convincing argument against the reports a couple weeks ago that said eating organics is no healthier than eating conventional vegetables. in fact, bittman calls it a “flawed study.”
In link on September 14, 2012 at 6:02 pm
In link on August 2, 2012 at 2:22 am
i wonder how much of this country’s devastating and growing obesity problem can be directly connected to the fact that our government food regulators are completely controlled by special interests.
a really interesting perspective from mr. bittman.
In link on June 10, 2012 at 10:35 pm
french women worry about getting fat, too — really interesting article from the new york times about jenny craig expanding to france, how they’ve had to change their food offerings, and the differences in eating and dieting cultures in france and the US.