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Rush Creek Reserve Cheese Production Cancelled for 2014

culture magazine | August 21, 2014 | Food
In an e-mail sent today to cheesemongers and distributors, Uplands Cheese owner Andy Hatch announced they will not be producing any Rush Creek Reserve this season.
Wayne Pacelle


Nestlé to Overhaul Farm Animal Treatment Across the Globe

Wayne Pacelle | August 21, 2014 | Green
The world's largest food company has spoken: Cruelty on factory farms has got to go.
Maria Rodale


Best of Maria's Kitchen: Crispy Roast Chicken and Gravy

Maria Rodale | August 20, 2014 | Taste
This is one of the meals I regularly make for my family. The truth is, not only is it a family favorite because it's absolutely delicious, but also because it's so easy.
Nancy Fox


The BEST Skinny Ranch Dressing (3 Ingredients)

Nancy Fox | August 20, 2014 | Food
I'm so excited to share this three-ingredient dressing! Your search is over...This is the most amazing, easy to make, skinny ranch dressing!!! Each 2 tablespoons serving has just 30 calories, 1.8 grams of fat and 1 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS. So delicious as a dressing, dip, topping for potatoes and...
Chevy Humphrey


'Killer' Bees May Do More Saving Than Killing!

Chevy Humphrey | August 19, 2014 | Green
How has the introduction of this species shaped our relationship with bees, our perceptions of the honey bee, and our ecology? What might future bee populations look like, and how might that affect agriculture? But why, really, are we so afraid of them?
John Feffer


Eating Healthy in Hungary

John Feffer | August 19, 2014 | World
It wasn't particularly easy to find vegetarian cooking in Hungary when I was there in 1990. This was the land of goulash and chicken paprikas, after all. So when I met Ferenc Fruhwald in 1990, he was way ahead of the curve.
Maria Rodale


Best of Maria's Kitchen: Mashed Potatoes from Scratch

Maria Rodale | August 19, 2014 | Food
It's so easy I didn't blog about it until last year (when I realized that some of you might want to know). Use this recipe to make a quick, delicious, and comforting side dish for a weeknight dinner or as an essential part of an epic family dinner.
Lucas Spangher

The Overlooked Plight of Factory Farm Workers

Lucas Spangher | August 18, 2014 | Green
We need to take a step back and ask why the events in Tyson's video occurred. To me, the data seems clear: We can no longer afford to treat this case as an isolated incident, but rather as part of a dangerous trend.
Julie Ann Fineman


Farm To Fork Across America: Bridging the Local Meat Gap in Reno, Part II

Julie Ann Fineman | August 18, 2014 | Food
The thought of visiting Wolf Pack Meats conjured up vivid childhood memories. My father, a veterinarian and my grandfather, proprietor of a California slaughter house and meatpacking plant, exposed me to the inner workings of both ends of life's spectrum at an early age.
Food Politic


Got More Herbs Than You Know What to Do With?

Food Politic | August 18, 2014 | Taste
I decided to save herbs in every way possible and had to get creative to find uses for all of my herbs. Here are eight helpful hints I have used to put up your herbs so you can enjoy them year-round.


Fun Facts About Figs

SELF | August 17, 2014 | Healthy Living
Known as the "fruit of the gods," figs are in season now, but they're nothing new. In season from from June to early Fall, the sweet fruit were used by the Greeks as signs of prosperity and for early Olympic training. For the food nerds among us, a mini fig tutorial.


The 16 Essential Regional Burger Styles in America

Thrillist | August 18, 2014 | Taste
Just like the United States Constitution, a burger means different things to different people depending on which state you're in.
Maria Rodale


The Prince's Farm: How Prince Charles Is Championing the Organic Movement

Maria Rodale | August 15, 2014 | Green
Not only is the King-in-Waiting a passionate advocate for sustainable farming, but he is also pals with people who are, well, outstanding in their fields -- some of them literally, amidst crops and cows, and others figuratively, with government directorships and research institutes.
Joshua Estrin


All of Me Why Not Eat All Of Me: The Future of Edible Packaging

Joshua Estrin | August 14, 2014 | Food
The edible container is not a new concept according to research groups around the world. The pharmaceutical industries have used gelatinous packaging for decades reducing waste and adding consumer convenience and value.


How to Break Down a Chicken

Food52 | August 14, 2014 | Taste
Chicken is meant to be eaten every way imaginable.
Dr. Robert T. Fraley

Let's Use Organic and GMOs to Feed the World

Dr. Robert T. Fraley | August 13, 2014 | Food
To what extent we actually will use GMOs is an open question, but many who have studied the issue agree that GMOs can help produce enough food to feed 9 billion people on our existing agricultural footprint. And we know that GMOs offer answers to some of the problems raised by global climate change.


How to Quickly Hull Strawberries

Food52 | August 14, 2014 | Taste
Though this shortcut instantly satisfies our cravings, it wastes a fair amount of valuable fruit. With a practiced hand and a few more seconds, though, you can remove the green cap and the hard white flesh underneath, leaving an intact, beautiful berry.
Ali Rosen


Coffee for Tea Lovers

Ali Rosen | August 13, 2014 | Taste
Coffee of any variety is usually a welcome sign in the morning, but for some tea drinkers the classic beverage is a bit too overpowering. But it doesn't have to be the case!
Erica Wides


Is It Food, or Is It Foodiness™? Well, Does It Come From a Nipple?

Erica Wides | August 13, 2014 | Food
I've been with Adam, my husband, for 13 years. Well, we're not actually really married, per se, but I consider him my husband, and I refer to him as such.
Anne Loehr


Four Leadership Lessons From the Kitchen

Anne Loehr | August 12, 2014 | Business
Those hot kitchen lessons will forever be forged in my mind. While the lessons I learned from both schools were invaluable, it was the kitchen that taught me my early leadership and management lessons. Here are four of my favorites.
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