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Archive for December 2018

December 7, 2018

 

Local Walnuts Transformed Into A Festive Craft Spirit

Nocino is an Italian-style walnut liqueur. A local distillery makes a version with Indiana walnuts, but not the kind that's likely littering your yard.

December 3, 2018

 

How Much Protein Do You Really Need?

Protein snacks and supplements are popular, but unless you're an extreme athlete or recovering from an injury, you may already get enough protein in your diet. Here's how to tell how much you need.

December 4, 2018

 

How A Corporation Convinced American Jews To Reach For Crisco

On Hanukkah, many Jews fry potato pancakes called latkes in oil or maybe schmaltz. But a century ago, one company saw an opportunity to make the Jewish fat of choice truly American: Crisco.

December 5, 2018

 

New York Public Housing Is Home To City’s Newest Food Entrepreneurs

Food Business Pathways is a free course that gives low-income participants a leg up in turning their ideas into successful businesses through training, mentoring, access to services and space to sell.

December 6, 2018

 

Supreme Court Not Likely To Hear California Egg Lawsuit

The Department of Justice this week recommended the Supreme Court not hear a lawsuit brought by 12 egg-producing states, after California banned the sale of eggs produced in confinements smaller than the state's new requirements.

December 7, 2018

 

Chris Resnick’s Nocino Sour

Nocino is a seasonal spirit made from local green walnuts. It's great on its own or mixed into cocktails like this one from former Cardinal bartender, Chris Resnick.

December 10, 2018

 

Chicken Diplomacy In The Former USSR

The first Bush administration left the former Soviet Union with a taste for dark meat American chicken. It's all because of a Soviet food shortage, a U.S. surplus, and a deal with President Gorbachev.

December 11, 2018

 

When And Where Fruit Flies First Bugged Humans

Drosophila melanogaster is a mainstay of genetics labs, but its wild origins have been mysterious. Scientists have now traced the pesky fly to a particular fruit — a human favorite 10,000 years ago.

December 4, 2018

 

Old Fashioned Potato Latkes

You may have seen our curried sweet potato latke recipe--here is a more traditional take on this festive dish.

December 5, 2018

 

Walter Riesen’s Okonomiyaki (Japanese Vegetable Pancake)

Custardy on the inside, crispy on the outside, okonomiyaki are the ultimate comfort food.

December 7, 2018

 

Chris Resnick’s Nocino Sour

Nocino is a seasonal spirit made from local green walnuts. It's great on its own or mixed into cocktails like this one from former Cardinal bartender, Chris Resnick.

December 10, 2018

 

Sandy Oliver’s Dilly Beans

Dilly beans are zesty and crispy, with an irresistible twang of salty, garlicky vinegar.

December 3, 2018

 

How Much Protein Do You Really Need?

Protein snacks and supplements are popular, but unless you're an extreme athlete or recovering from an injury, you may already get enough protein in your diet. Here's how to tell how much you need.

December 4, 2018

 

How A Corporation Convinced American Jews To Reach For Crisco

On Hanukkah, many Jews fry potato pancakes called latkes in oil or maybe schmaltz. But a century ago, one company saw an opportunity to make the Jewish fat of choice truly American: Crisco.

December 5, 2018

 

New York Public Housing Is Home To City’s Newest Food Entrepreneurs

Food Business Pathways is a free course that gives low-income participants a leg up in turning their ideas into successful businesses through training, mentoring, access to services and space to sell.

December 10, 2018

 

Chicken Diplomacy In The Former USSR

The first Bush administration left the former Soviet Union with a taste for dark meat American chicken. It's all because of a Soviet food shortage, a U.S. surplus, and a deal with President Gorbachev.

December 11, 2018

 

When And Where Fruit Flies First Bugged Humans

Drosophila melanogaster is a mainstay of genetics labs, but its wild origins have been mysterious. Scientists have now traced the pesky fly to a particular fruit — a human favorite 10,000 years ago.

December 11, 2018

 

Final Farm Bill Shows Hemp’s In, Food-Aid Work Requirements Are Out

The long-awaited final version of the farm bill was unveiled Monday night, and it hews somewhat closely to the previous piece of massive legislation — aside from legalizing hemp on a national level.

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