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)
Starting its 20th season, Rhinebeck Farmers' Market is the best in the Hudson Valley.
Flying Pigs Farm's heritage pigs are raised right, enjoying beautiful open pasture, and clean, healthy feed and water.
Craig Haney manages animals with respect at upstate New York's Stone Barns.
Shinn Estates, a small vineyard on Long Island, New York, is producing big, bio-dynamic wines.
Heritage Foods is saving heritage breeds by buying them from family farmers.