That's right - fast food
"Strawberries ... in late October? And not just any strawberries - luscious little organic ones. San Francisco's Ferry Plaza farmers market"
Cooking is wonderful, but there's something powerful about standing up in a crowded cityscape and eating something simple and delicious...
Read more: In praise of fast food; grist.org
"Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication." ~Leonardo da Vinci
Delightfully yours, Food Meditations
A stroll in the countryside
The blackthorn bush offers a wonderfully versatile fruit – and now's the time to pick it...
Read more: In search of the sloe; guardian.co.uk
A genuine new hobby
Preserving is all about saving and putting to good use the best of the season's fruit and vegetables in their prime...
Read more: Relish the fruits of the season; independent.ie
Food for thought
The war against foodies has begun. Or, more accurately, it has gone public in a major forum. The Oregonian's "Non-Foodies Food Guide"...
Read more: Let’s Burn Foodies at the Stake; chow.com
~ Encourages people to eat as they did in the Stone Age, forsaking processed foods in favor of meats, vegetables and small amounts of fruit...
Read more: Meaty fad diet goes back to Stone Age; suntimes.com
~ For decades men kept their mouths shut about what they ate unless they had a favorite burger haunt or a choice tip for grilling steaks...
Read more: The Diet Wars; details.com
Food on media
Nothing kills a barbecue buzz like invoking the factory farms those ribs came from. But now there is a half-hour TV program that targets an audience hungry to know where their food comes from...
Read more: ‘Nourish’ TV show encourages Americans to ask where their food comes from; grist.org
NYC could stand for Never-Ending Chow: There are an estimated 20,000 restaurants in the five boroughs, and 8 million opinions...
Read more: New York Food Bloggers' Top Restaurants; epicurious.com
~ Country Fare: Paso Robles, California; wmagazine.com
~ The Top Ten Food Cities of America; ifood.tv
His flower series are exquisite, his food pictures eccentric, and his cigarette-butt photos eye-opening...
Read more: Irving Penn: Archaeology; newyorker.com
~ Chef Marco Canora offers a Thanksgiving feast featuring his favorite Italian flavors...
Read more: Menu: Thanksgiving with an Italian accent; lacucinaitalianamagazine.com
~ At the court of the mushroom kings; ft.com
Food and drink notes
~ NeuroGasm | Not Quite Liquid Viagra; urbandaddy.com
~ Going meatless? Get keen on quinoa; suntimes.com
~ New Zoo Review: Cooking Odd Meats; cookingissues.com
~ So a dish walks into a bar ...; boston.com
~ Holy Shit, I'm Fat!; details.com
~ How To Have A Healthy Holiday Season: Part 1; self.com
From the mixer
~ Tuesday with Dorie — Dorie Greenspan in conversation; culinate.com
~ Language abuse — Artisan, artisanal, or what?; culinate.com
Image by ockstyle via Flickr
~ Turkish Feta Parsley Buns (Pogca); honeyandbutter.com
~ Fried Okra; eclecticrecipes.com
~ Orange Veggies and Ginger Soup - Recipe Revisited; foyupdate.blogspot.com
~ Sirloin Steak Stir-Fry; susikochenundbacken.blogspot.com
~ Beef and Guinness Stew; notecook.com
~ the ockstyle digest
~ the gluten free etc... daily
~ the andante con gusto daily
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