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All We Can Eat: August 15, 2010 - August 21, 2010

USDA pilot to subsidize fruits and vegetables

The USDA announces a $20 million pilot program that provides incentives for recipients of food stamps to eat more fruits and vegetables.

By Jane Black  |  August 20, 2010; 1:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Food Politics  | Tags: Jane Black, nutrition  
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Spirits: Interventionist whiskey-making

Almost all aged whiskey relies on some level of barrel aging, blending or alchemy before it arrives in a bottle on the liquor store shelf.

By The Food Section  |  August 20, 2010; 11:36 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Spirits  | Tags: Jason Wilson, spirits  
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Wine: Trailing Jefferson in France

The Old Dominion’s first oenophile is the subject of a fascinating exhibit on display through Sept. 26 in Staunton.

By The Food Section  |  August 19, 2010; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Wine  | Tags: Dave McIntyre, wine  
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Market Roundup: Aug. 19-26

This Just In: Sweet potato pies Check This Out: Squash blossoms Special Events: Chef demo with Pedro Matamoros

By Naomi Nix  |  August 19, 2010; 12:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Markets This Week , To Market, To Market  | Tags: Markets This Week, Naomi Nix  
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A biscuit worth its weight in goat butter

Try it, and you may not make another recipe again for awhile.

By The Food Section  |  August 17, 2010; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Recipes  | Tags: Nathalie Dupree, biscuits  
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Smoke Signals: An East Coast resource

“Barbecue is the new poker,” says Michael Fay.

By The Food Section  |  August 17, 2010; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Smoke Signals  | Tags: Jim Shahin, barbecue  
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Groundwork: Beguiled by basil

Lettuce Leaf is a form of the common or sweet basil but with ginormous leaves.

By Adrian Higgins  |  August 16, 2010; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Groundwork  | Tags: Adrian Higgins, Groundwork  
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