Served Cold: Memories, Boiled Peanuts, Ice Cream, Beer, Wine and the Fat Tax

Should we lick the fingers? Love it, hate it, or you just haven't had it yet ~ Modern packaging has left out the serving suggestions ~ The beer universe continues to expand ~ Hotly debated and little understood: decanting or not decanting ~ The fat tax

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Too much pressure ~
"Skye Gyngell says since the award there has been a lot more complaints"
For most chefs, winning a Michelin star would be the icing on the cake of culinary achievement... Mail Online ~ Skye Gyngell quits restaurant because she couldn't cope with diners' high expectations

Eatocracy ~ Lick the Screen – Boiled peanuts

Horribly sophisticated ~ Memories served cold

Cheers ~ The Options on Decanting Wine

The Washington Post ~ Beer Madness 2012 begins with 32

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Foodie notes
Los Angeles Times ~ A Silver Lake backyard farmer's passion blooms anew

blisstree ~ Winter Table: Simmered Greens and Fried Tofu Recipe From Andrea Nguyen

Real Food Made Easy ~ Vanilla-Coconut Ice Cream

The Boston Globe ~ Recent college grads are madly tweeting about food and restaurateurs are happy to feed them

Healthy corner & Gluten-Free notes
* Idaho Mountain Express ~ A life without wheat
* The Washington Post ~ It’s smart to limit calories that come from fat, especially saturated fat

Bloomberg Businessweek

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