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All We Can Eat: May 17, 2009 - May 23, 2009

Hamburger Buns With a Pedigree

At two weekend farmers markets, shoppers have the chance to buy the very hamburger buns that Michel Richard uses in his restaurants, for a buck apiece.

By Joe Yonan  |  May 22, 2009; 2:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  To Market, To Market  | Tags: Joe Yonan, beef, bread, farmers markets  
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Food in Print, Across the Pond

One of a series of occasional reviews and observations about cookbooks old and new.

By The Food Section  |  May 22, 2009; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Books , Recipes  | Tags: Bonnie Benwick, Maria Elia, cookbooks  
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Q&A: Director and Farmer From 'The Garden'

A conversation with the director and one of the farmers in the Oscar-nominated documentary, "The Garden."

By Joe Yonan  |  May 22, 2009; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Tags: CSA, Joe Yonan, farmers markets, gardening, movies  
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I Spice: Cumin

Here's to a spice with the right mix of the exotic and the everyday.

By The Food Section  |  May 22, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  I Spice , Recipes  | Tags: I Spice, Monica Bhide, cumin  
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Pollan Book Pulled From Required Reading

A university's decision to pull "The Omnivore's Dilemma" from freshman reading lists angers advocates for sustainable food.

By Jane Black  |  May 21, 2009; 7:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Food Politics  | Tags: Jane Black, education  
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Spirits: Scoping Out New Finds in Italy

A search for new spirits in Italy turns up some interesting finds, including some that should soon be available in the States.

By The Food Section  |  May 21, 2009; 5:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Spirits  | Tags: Jason Wilson  
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Hey, Pay Attention to That Extra-Plump Chicken

One producer is using giant chicken characters at public events as part of a campaign against "plumping" chicken with salt water.

By Jane Black  |  May 21, 2009; 2:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Food Politics , Food labeling  | Tags: Jane Black, chicken, food labeling, sodium  
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Chat Leftovers: By the Case, IPAs, Beer Training

Columnist Greg Kitsock on brews by the case, local IPAs to try, and suggestions on palate training for a beer newbie.

By The Food Section  |  May 21, 2009; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Tags: Free Range, Greg Kitsock, beer  
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Flour Girl: Maple Sugar Makes Scones Happy

What a good thing maple sugar does to scones.

By Leigh Lambert  |  May 21, 2009; 7:22 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Flour Girl  | Tags: Flour Girl, Leigh Lambert, recipes  
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Foodzie for Foodies

Foodzie, an online market for small food producers, sells artisanal food from more than 100 vendors.

By Jane Black  |  May 20, 2009; 3:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Shopping  | Tags: Jane Black, Web sites  
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Chat Ramp-Up: A Ticket Giveaway to Savor

Beer lovers, here's your chance to win tickets to the sold-out Savor event.

By Joe Yonan  |  May 20, 2009; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Tags: Free Range, Joe Yonan, beer  
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Tales of the Testers: The Road Not Recommended

A recipe shortcut often comes at a price. You decide whether it's worth it.

By The Food Section  |  May 20, 2009; 7:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Recipes , Tales of the Testers  | Tags: Bonnie Benwick, David Hagedorn, recipe testing  
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Herbs That Are Yours for the Picking

A U Street restaurant lets neighbors take herbs from a little sidewalk bed, but please, pick smartly.

By Joe Yonan  |  May 19, 2009; 5:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Tags: Joe Yonan, herbs  
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The Norwegians Prove Themselves in Memphis

The Norwegian team I followed at last year's Memphis in May barbecue contest takes home two trophies this year.

By Joe Yonan  |  May 19, 2009; 12:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Tags: Joe Yonan, barbecue  
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CSA Scout: 'Lovelies' From the Farm

One CSA is delayed, and another one begins, eggs and all.

By Joe Yonan  |  May 19, 2009; 7:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  CSA Scout , Sustainable Food  | Tags: CSA, Joe Yonan  
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Pasolivo Redeems Flavored Olive Oil

I wasn't a fan of flavored olive oils until I tried Pasolivo's citrus versions.

By Jane Black  |  May 18, 2009; 3:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Shopping  | Tags: Jane Black, olive oil, shopping  
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Oh, Sugar: A Blender Test

If you don't have any confectioners' sugar on hand, can you really make your own in a blender?

By Jane Touzalin  |  May 18, 2009; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Tags: Free Range, Jane Touzalin, sugar  
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Groundwork: All Hail, Kale

In my hands, few actually make it to the kitchen, I can't help but eat them on the way there. Resistance, as they say, is futile.

By Adrian Higgins  |  May 18, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Groundwork , Recipes , Sustainable Food  | Tags: Adrian Higgins, gardening, kale  
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