HandPicks for May 4th
It's Friday and time for another HandPicks! Tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo, which is a great opportunity to enjoy some very delicious foods… and hopefully avoid a bunch of tequila amateurs.
Get a little history to go along with that cerveza… because, you know, beer was very instrumental in helping Mexico defeat the French… (via Epicurious.com)
Jamie Oliver continues to fight the very good and very important fight for real food! May 19th is his Food Revolution Day, find out how, when and where you can help this great cause. (via JamieOliver.com)
What came first, the chicken or the chair? A Brooklyn-based artist creates a strange, but engaging (strangaging?) piece of art that captures the bird and the imagination. (via Core77.com)
Just in time to get you ready for the summer season's bevy of backyard revelry, here's a tasty primer on how infusing your own spirits. (via SeriousEats.com)
Have a great weekend everyone!
(Plate image courtesy of Black Baroque on Etsy)
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.