Monday, June 28, 2010

Food News You Can Use

News from around the horn:

From Big Red Kitchen, this cool iPhone app and website from, all about cooking frozen fish. No, not the fish sticks from elementary school cafeterias, but fresh-frozen sea food.

Actor/commedian Sarah Silverman joins the school lunch improvement movement. Big ups to Sarah, Woody Harrelson, and Scarlett Johansson for lending this voice to a problem we have ignored for way too long.

On NPR, more news on the basil blight that's quickly moving through this country.

Is local / organic farming sustainable? Lots of folks think, no, according to Heather Rogers at the American Prospect.

Why do we like the food that we like? Paul Bloom peels back the onion on pleasure in SEED.

Good Magazine is teaming up with Let's Move to help raise awareness about childhood obesity. Check out their infographic contest.


My Kitchen in the Rockies said...

Thanks for sharing all the articles.
My basil is still fine.


Thanks for the info. I'm really interested in the basil blight. Checking it out next!

Mary said...

Some great reading tucked into this short post. Thanks for doing the leg work and sharing these articles with us. I hope you are having a wonderful day. Blessings...Mary

Robin Sue said...

Oh no not a basil blight, I love basil! Great round up and thanks for the shout out! Will check out these articles.

muddywaters said...

Thanks for your thoughts, prayers, and kind comment on my blog. It meant a lot to me.

I'm getting ready to jump back in the blogging waters.

I was in the car with my wife when the story about the basil blight came on, and she laughed at me because I turned up the radio and shh'ed her. I'm such a food geek, but I'm proud of it.