You are not one to sit on the cider-lines, you like to be where the action is. According to New York's Apple Country website, that's true about me because "the apple you love best says something about your personality." My love for McIntosh also means "You like to shake things up. You like people and you always enjoy a good party." I think I'd believe this more if they didn't use so many terrible apple puns. "Cider-lines"? Guh.
A list of when produce is in season in your area. If you look at the listing for New York, you quickly see how eating local full-time is a real challenge. Here are the nearly year-round New York products: apples, cabbage, carrots, onions, potatoes, winter squash, and turnips. Throw in some oysters and you're eating like it's 1775. No taxation without representation! [via Rebecca]
A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great French chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. Coming next summer from Pixar. Check out the trailor here.
Common cravings in people with pica include the urge to eat soil, coal, rust, chalk and paper. A French man suffering from pica swallowed five kilograms of coins, necklaces and needles.
Do we really need a different glass for every spirit and wine? Or is this simply another way to sell us more glasses? How the shape of the wine glass affects the taste of wine, how to chose good wine glasses, and pretty much anything else you want to know about wine glasses.
Do's and don'ts of cooking food for your baby. I don't have a baby, but as someone who loves to cook, it seems natural that if I did, I'd make homemade baby food. Any readers out there doing this? Any tips to share?
If you think you don’t like pumpkin pie, you are wrong: You’ve probably just never had one made with fresh pumpkin. Plus tips on how to store fall's bounty of fresh pumpkin for use all year.
Molecular gastronomy doesn’t exist. That’s the biggest lie out there in terms of cooking. Or so claims Ferran Adrià, who's known as the father of molecular gastronomy. I've always thought it was an odd term, but in this case I've been going with the flow.
Andrew Dornenburg and Karen Page are doing a book-signing and wine tasting tonight in Manhattan at Bottlerocket Wine & Spirit from 6-8 PM. The event is free. Bottlerocket is located at 5 West 19th Street, near Fifth Avenue.