Food News Monday, November 25


Living near fast food restaurants robs you of joy in life, says study – MNN
Horse meat: Scandal causes sales to soarTelegraph
Chemical in fries, chips and coffee prompts FDA advice – USA Today
Urban decay to be replaced with farmland in Detroit – FOX News
John Egerton, Who Lent Spice to Social Justice, Dies at 78 – New York Times

Food for Thought

Delicious confluence of Hanukkah, ThanksgivingSan Francisco Chronicle
Cooking with the Redzepis: Carrots, lentils and antsThe Economist
Kosher food is busting out of its creative constraints – NY Daily News
Which instant potatoes should you serve for Thanksgiving? None – Washington Post
The Five Dollar Dinner: It’s Possible, and Good – Refinery 29

Best of the Blogs

Florence – La Buena Vida
Your Thanksgiving Questions, Answered! – The Bitten Word
Retro Rose’s Legendary Stove Top Candied Sweet Potatoes – Spinach Tiger
The Spanish Way – La Tartine Gourmande
The Boozy Maple Orchard  – The Fitchen

Wine and Spirits

What 3,700-Year-Old Wine Tasted LikeAtlantic
Romanee-Conti at $474,000 Is Auction Record for Wine CaseBloomberg
America’s Most Wanted Wines Under $30 – Wine Searcher
Napa Winemaker Peter Mondavi Turns 99Wine Spectator
Vineyards that are putting Virginia on the fine-wine map – Washington Post

The Business of Food

Bill Gates’ Food Fetish: Hampton Creek Foods Looks To Crack  Egg Industry – Forbes
Amid holiday canned-food drives, U.S. food banks take up farming – Reuters
Chef Todd English Parts Ways with MXDC – Newsday
Food safety act sows anger with small farmers  – San Francisco Chronicle

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2 Responses to “Food News Monday, November 25”
  1. Thank you so much for including my mom’s (Retro Rose) candied sweet potatoes. She’ll be thrilled that you featured my blog with her recipe.

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