Food Journalism

By Mo Krochmal | Discovering great digital journalism about food, agriculture, and culture.

You Can Totally Do This: How To Make Fresh Burrata

David Arias, Executive Chef at NYC Italian bistro Abboccato Italian Kitchen, has one of those great coming-up stories that starts at the dishwashing …

America Is Flooded With Cage-Free Eggs, But People Aren't Buying Them

Groceries and food companies have made big promises about switching over to cage-free eggs — responding, they said, to growing consumer demand. In response, egg producers have aggressively increased their cage-free supply.<p>But things haven't quite worked out as planned. There are currently more …

Eggs

10 great BBQ joints around the Waco area

The smell of barbecue cooking on the pit can be an intoxicating scent, one that triggers the tongue to loll around the lips in anticipation. Texans …

Restaurants

Everything You Need to Eat at the Big Apple Barbecue This Weekend

Before the too-humid-to-handle summer sweats set in, warm up with some meat sweats at Madison Square Park’s annual Big Apple Barbecue Block Party, …

BBQ

Cloud Eggs: The Latest Instagram Food Fad Is Actually Centuries Old

They're seemingly unavoidable on Instagram these days: photos of bright yellow egg yolks nestled in a fluffy bed of egg whites, like the sun framed by billowy clouds. They're called cloud eggs, and they're pretty enough to look like a taste of heaven ... which is probably why people are obsessively …

Brunch

Your Guide to Cooking (or Ordering) the 7 Best Cuts of Steak

Peer into your butcher's case or roam the frigid aisles of Costco's meat section, and you'll encounter a whole world of confusing steak cuts. That …

Meat

Taste of the South: Chess Pie

<b>Chess Pie Recipes:</b><p><b>History of Chess Pie</b><br>No one has ever been able to determine how chess pie came about its name, but the colorful explanations make …

This New Cocktail Trend Is Going to Change The Way You Make Drinks

A French press obviously makes amazing coffee recipes, but its uses lie far beyond your morning cuppa Joe. Get ready to have your mind truly blown by an innovative yet surprisingly common sense use for this flavor-infusing machine: Craft cocktail recipes. Bars all over the country are employing …

Cocktails

What Exactly Is Fat? And How to Cook with It Like a Smart Person

The best way to appreciate the value of fat in the kitchen is to try to imagine cooking without it. What would vinaigrette be without olive oil, sausage without pork fat, a baked potato without sour cream, a croissant without butter? Pointless, that’s what. Without the flavors and textures that fat …

Recipes

The labels said ‘organic.’ But these massive imports of corn and soybeans weren’t.

A shipment of 36 million pounds of soybeans sailed late last year from Ukraine to Turkey to California. Along the way, it underwent a remarkable transformation.<p>The cargo began as ordinary soybeans, according to documents obtained by The Washington Post. Like ordinary soybeans, they were fumigated …

Agriculture

Gluten Free Fried Shrimp & Shrimpburgers - Gluten free recipes - gfJules - with the REAL Jules

Method:<p>Pour just enough oil to cover the bottom of an electric skillet or frying pan and preheat oil to 375° F (medium-high heat).<p>Line a tray with …

Cloud eggs: Instagram's favourite new food fad

It's been awhile since we've come across a new Instagram food trend: 2016 was the year of the sushi burger and the rainbow cheese toastie but it seems 2017 belongs to the cloud egg.<p>The new breakfast trend sees people making fluffy, cloud-like egg whites with the yolk served in the middle to …

This legendary Naples pizza shop has opened an outpost in New York City

Naples has long been home to some of the world’s best pizza, and now New Yorkers can get a taste without having to hop on a flight to Italy. One of the most famous pizza fritta, or fried pizza, spots in the southern Italian city has brought its calzone-like treats to New York City.<p>Zia Esterina, …

Can’t-miss cuisine in South America

South America today is a food enthusiast’s dream – its ancient cultures, homegrown ingredients and diverse immigrant communities have combined to form a dazzling array of cuisines. Indigenous culinary traditions developed here over thousands of years, while successive waves of immigrants from …

The Lemon Cheese Layer Cake - The South's Most Storied Cakes

From baptisms to funerals, no occasion is complete without a cake. Here, we share five twists on iconic recipes and how they became our sweetest …

The 20 Best Seafood Dives of all Time, Ranked! - Coastal Living

Photo: courtesy of Wanna Wanna Inn Beach Bar & Grill

Food

Here Is the Full List of James Beard Foundation Awards 2017 Winners

Congratulations to all the chef and restaurant winners<p>There were semifinalists, then finalists, and finally winners: Tonight during a ceremony in Chicago, the James Beard Foundation announced and feted <b>the 2017 awards recipients in the chef and restaurant categories</b>. James Beard Foundation Awards …

Restaurants

Le Coucou Restaurateur Stephen Starr Wins Big at James Beard Awards

Plus, Ghaya Oliveira takes home the outstanding pastry chef award<p>New York took home a few medals last night in Chicago at the James Beard Awards honoring restaurants and chefs — widely considered among the highest restaurant honors in North America.<p>Outstanding Restaurateur: Stephen Starr<p>Perhaps no …

Restaurants

The Why of Cooking

What’s the most efficient path to kitchen wisdom?<p>It’s a shame that the standard way of learning how to cook is by following recipes. To be sure, they are a wonderfully effective way to approximate a dish as it appeared in a test kitchen, at a star chef’s restaurant, or on TV. And they can be an …

Food Science

BBC News

Ron W. Sturgeon<p>Ron W Sturgeon: "A vendor head-balances candy-coated apples on a platter during a busy street parade in Chitre, Panama."<p>John Egan<p>John Egan: "Gulls in Brighton enjoying some street food on the seafront."<p>Robby Bernstein<p>Robby Bernstein: "The mobile hamburger outlet at the Toronto Food …

Is Bangkok really banning street food? | CNN Travel

(CNN) — When news broke this week that Bangkok was reportedly planning to clear the streets of its beloved street food vendors, outrage broke out among fans of the city's famously cheap eats as the story racked up global headlines.<p>It all started when the chief adviser to Bangkok's governor, Wanlop …

Thailand

The Lexington Candy Shop

The oldest family-run luncheonette in New York still serves food and drinks the old fashioned way, last renovated in 1948.<p>For those looking for a …

Weird

The Iron Giant

“<i>Allez cuisine!</i>”<p>With the crunch of an apple and a wave of his hand, the illusive chairman kicked off the battle of the Kitchen Stadium, pitting two …

From Scientific Cuisine to Southern Icon: The Real History of Pimento Cheese

The first time I really looked into the history of pimento cheese, I wrote a long article that opened, "Pimento cheese has a dirty little secret. The 'pâté of the South' isn't really very Southern at all."<p>What surprised me most at the time was discovering that this gooey concoction of shredded …

Classic Pimiento Cheese Recipe - 0

Stir together first 9 ingredients in a medium bowl until smooth. Stir in onion. Fold in pimiento and cheeses. Cover and chill 8 to 12 hours. Let …

Recipes

Baja Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa

Preheat oven to 425°F. Stir together mango, bell pepper, lime juice, cilantro, onions and jalapeno in a medium bowl; set aside. Place cod on 2 large …

Mango Varieties Availability

HONEY<p>Originally Ataulfo<p><b>Flavor:</b> Sweet and creamy<p>Peak Availability<p>Some Availability<p>Honeys have a very small seed,<br>so there is a high flesh to seed ratio.<p>…

Catherine Kekoa Enomoto - By Request

'At dinner they were pumpin'," said Earl "Bo" Guillermo about Monday's opening of the 120-seat Angelo Pietro restaurant in Kapahulu.<p>The eatery has …

Salmon Poké with Creamy Togarashi Sauce