The Economist has published a massive special report on water: from clean water crises worldwide to water management politics, innovation, and science.
The price of beer at Oktoberfest is going up this year, but American travelers to Munich may still pay less than last year as the value of the euro slides against the dollar.
Health and nutrition watchdog group Center for Science in the Public Interest has just announced its 2010 Xtreme Eating Awards, recognizing those restaurant chain dishes which brazenly take calorie counts to ever higher and higher extremes.
These crayon doppelgangers were made with edible ingredients -- from nuts and seeds to bee pollen, marshmallow, and dried fruits and vegetables -- crushed into powders, pressed into molds, and air-dried.
Increased cravings for intense flavors suggests big changes for the American palate.
Upon being granted parole, New Yorker Lori Berenson -- imprisoned in Peru for 15 years on charges of aiding the Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement (MRTA) -- now says she wants to be a pastry chef.
As I noted earlier, nearly all of the recipes (including this one) are designed to serve 6 to 8 people, which presents a problem if you're not cooking for a dinner party and just cooking for 2 to 4 (or 2.5 in my case).
Nevertheless, in actually tackling one of the recipes, this did not turn aout to be a huge deal. Taking Lang's recipe for grilled thick-cut pork chops for a test-drive, I cut the amount of meat in half and just left the ingredient amounts for the marinade as is. So, although some food was wasted, the dish wouldn't ultimately be affected.Read More >
On display at the this year's National Restaurant Shop, the prototype Mobi Munch, "a gleaming, inviting food truck, a cutting-edge custom rig" with gas heat, fresh water to waste-water containment, and even an (optional) attached restroom.
Could domestication save the bluefin tuna from extinction? Plans to farm the endangered fish moved ahead this week after a smaller but closely related species, the Atlantic bonito, was successful reared in captivity.