HandPicks for March 31st
A smattering of our favorite food stories from the week (that don't involve Pink Slime). We laughed, we cried… we got hungry.
- Yes, it's already as played out as tweeting your meal, but we're still humming along to American Hipster & The Key of Awesome's "Eat It Don't Tweet It" (via SeriousEats.com)
- Folks in the Bay Area are snacking on some creepy crawlies – are bugs gonna be the next big thing? (via SFGate.com)
- The Quaker Oats man got a makeover. He's lost a few pounds, lost a few years and gained some shoulders. (via WallStreetJournal.com)
- The Food Network and The Cooking Channel have announced their programming for 2012, including a new documentary about childhood hunger in America. (via Eater.com)
- A simple, tasty recipe for Peas with Orange and Mint – just the thing for spring holidays or any weeknight meal. (via Saveur.com)
Chris Regan and Ashley Mayne produce a wide array of delicious greens for the Hudson Valley.
Hearty Roots CSA, a Hudson Valley farm with deep roots, is succeeding by using the CSA model.
A bountiful vegetable garden is quite a surprise when it's where the front lawn used to be.
Slow Films captures a video of Dan Barber in the early days of Blue Hill at Stone Barns.
In the right hands, the mortar and pestle is a very versatile kitchen tool.