Now that Jerusalem has become one of the best selling cookbooks in recent years, it may be time to look at it in context.
In travel or in our daily lives, at restaurants or at markets, we pass by others, forgetting that all the people we interact with are just like us... human: full of happiness and pain and hope.
Our favorite recipes that illustrate why we just can't cut Sriracha loose.
A Match.com for Waste? An expired-food supermarket? Ending food waste is going to take generations of work. But here are four solutions that are up and running, today.
When you think of pasta, you probably think of Italy. Stories have long circulated, however, implying that the Chinese are in fact responsible for the creation of this culinary delight. And while NY-style cheesecakes are the best, America ultimately can't take credit for this rich and delicate dessert.
The following 10 behaviors are surefire ways to seriously piss off these hard-working bean-grinders.
New rules the U.S. Department of Agriculture wants to put into effect would transfer much of the work inspecting pork and chicken and turkey meat from trained government inspectors to the processing companies themselves. Talk about putting the fox in the henhouse!
When is a scoop of gelato more than just a scoop of gelato? When it's made from a prized, third-generation, so-secret-its-not-even-written-down Florentine recipe in which the only ingredients are milk, eggs, sugar and dairy adoration.
We're hoping that Vince Gilligan and Bob Odenkirk don't mind if we suggest a few juicy frivolous food lawsuits -- all 100 percent real court cases (but don't sue us over that claim) -- that our favorite shady shyster could sink his teeth into.
Over 60 countries, including China, label GMOs and some countries ban them. Why can't we have transparency in our food supply?
The results were surprising. The sommelier declared that after three months of ocean aging, the 2009 vintage had been transformed into a 2007.
In the early 1980s, the European Union prohibited the use of such steroids in beef production on safety grounds, banning the import of hormone-treated beef in 1989 on safety grounds. The $64-million question is: How much of this allegedly inert material persists in our environment?
When I was in Bangalore, India, I could not help but be intrigued by recurring news in the newspapers and on TV about the unexpected surge in the price of onions. The widespread coverage and the heated discussions surrounding the issue prove its enormous relevance in Indian politics.
While Congress battles it out over health care reform, the resulting government shutdown will have far-reaching impacts on food safety, environmental protections, food production and farming. It also has serious implications for the health and nutrition of many Americans.
While policymakers talk about how global agriculture will feed the world, we must remember that food insecurity is local and that 70 percent of the world's hungry are small-scale farmers or agricultural workers. In the end, there is no "we" who feeds "the world."
Americans are out-of-their-gourds in love with that tart orange beast. Should they be?