Pesto Is Not Just About Basil Any More ~
"Pesto is the Italian word for pestle. A technique to make a flavorful paste by using a mortar and pestle where the classic basil version is just one interpretation"
Ten—no, 11!—delicious, beyond-the-obvious pestos to add to your arsenal...
Read more: Goodbye Basil, Hello Pumpkin Seeds ; wsj.com
"Everyone must take time to sit and watch the leaves turn." ~Elizabeth Lawrence (quotegarden.com)
Delightfully yours, Food Meditations
Let Yourself Go:
~ The balance between a healthful, low-calorie options and the more indulgent choices can keep us from growing out of the jeans?...
Read more: When to Cut Calories and When to Splurge; divinecaroline.com
~ Maple bacon latte, Baconnaise, Bacon cinnamon roll, Bacon and chocolate... (So much for nutritional value.)
Read more: Five Degrees of Bacon; divinecaroline.com
Food trends : Taco trucks
More: KOGI BBQ on CNN; youtube.com
~ Introduced by the Normans in the 11th century, the pheasant is now a familiar sight in the countryside...
Read more: Pheasant; deliciousmagazine.co.uk
~ The opportunity to experiment with ostrich eggs (which, incidentally, made jolly good icecream) or goose eggs...
Read more: Scrambled goose eggs; stuff.co.nz
~ Following the lead of a well-known food writer for Elle in the 1960s, Craig Claiborne claimed that there were two accepted methods for making beef Bourguignon...
Read more: Boeuf Bourguignon; leitesculinaria.com
The Palasport Olimpico, built for the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, saw the opening ceremony of another sort of worldwide delegation on Thursday: Terra Madre 2010...
Read more: Terra Madre Kicks Off in Turin; nytimes.com
Nutritious and versatile
Spelt is a wonderfully wholesome grain that has been around for 3,000 years, along with others like kamut...
Read more: Long-forgotten grain proves quite the treat; independent.ie
~ One Swedish chain hasn't just figured out how to post non-price numeric information on the menuboard, it's doing so with a totally different count: carbon emissions...
Read more: The New Frontier of Menu Labeling; qsrmagazine.com
~ Consumers have returned to specialty food in a big way this year after two years of reigned-in spending...
Read more: Consumers Returning to Specialty Foods; progressivegrocer.com
Many people with food allergies have family members who don’t suffer from the same...
Read more: Dining out: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly; allergysense.com
From the mixer
~ Washington Cooks: A budding talent; washingtonpost.com
~ Generosity Might Keep Us Healthy; scientificamerican.com
~ A Meat Lover’s Manifesto for Meatless Monday; civileats.com
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Appetibilis - Appetizing Posts of the Day
~ Bring on Autumn - Roasted Vegetables and Cornish Game Hens Dinner; fourpointsfoodie.com
~ Spicy Pumpkin Potion... I mean soup...; citrusandcandy.com
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