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Outraged by Pink Slime? Actually, Chicken Could Be a Much Bigger Risk

Outraged by Pink Slime? Actually, Chicken Could Be a Much Bigger Risk

Bruce Friedrich  11.19.2012
There's a real dispute about the safety of pink slime, but not so of chicken. If we has a nation became alarmed in proper proportion to...
Scrumptious Winter Soups for People Who Hate Beans

Scrumptious Winter Soups for People Who Hate Beans

Marjory Abrams  11.19.2012
It all started one Saturday this summer, when we lunched at the home of friends. Maria served a delicious potato-leek soup that my family...
Mark Bittman and Florence Fabricant on Cookbooks, Food Blogs, Apps and Foodies

Mark Bittman and Florence Fabricant on Cookbooks, Food Blogs, Apps and Foodies

Louise McCready Hart  10.26.2012
"Cooking is all about compromising. You never have enough time, enough ingredients, enough skill. If I have good ingredients, I try to...
New Traffic Light Food Labels: Much-Needed Intervention or Nanny State Interference?

New Traffic Light Food Labels: Much-Needed Intervention or Nanny State Interference?

Charlotte Hilton Andersen  10.16.2012
Mark Bittman, a writer for the New York Times, is proposing a new way to label foods so that all consumers need to do is take a quick glance...
Don't Romanticize Small Farmers -- Some Are Jerks

Don't Romanticize Small Farmers -- Some Are Jerks

Tamar Haspel  08.30.2012
The destruction of topsoil, the reliance on monocrops, and the web of subsidies for corn and soy are indefensible. Painting big farmers...
Mark Bittman Apologizes For Calling Dead Chick-Fil-A VP A Pig

Mark Bittman Apologizes For Calling Dead Chick-Fil-A VP A Pig

  08. 8.2012
New York Times food writer Mark Bittman has found himself in some hot water recently. First he tried to alienate his dairy-loving readers...
Cheese Magazine To Mark Bittman: Don't Be A Weasel

Cheese Magazine To Mark Bittman: Don't Be A Weasel

culture magazine  07.13.2012
In last Saturday's New York Times, Mark Bittman tells the story of his heartburn, and how quitting dairy helped him lick a lifelong case...
Alton Brown Fumes At Mark Bittman Over Food TV Comments

Alton Brown Fumes At Mark Bittman Over Food TV Comments

Rachel Tepper  04.12.2012
Sorry, food television stars: New York Times columnist Mark Bittman probably isn't a fan. According to Capital New York, the scribe behind...
What’s A Calorie?

What’s A Calorie?

David Katz, M.D.  03.22.2012
We are wasting our energy debating the nature of the calorie -- which is, simply, and incontrovertibly, a measure of energy.
Fake Chicken Worth Eating?

Fake Chicken Worth Eating?

NYTimes.com  03.12.2012
It is pretty well established that animals are capable of suffering; we’ve come a long way since Descartes famously compared them to...