Category: Resources and Sources

Relating to resources and sources about products, information, media, farmers, cooking, and food

Gastronomy for the Ear: My Favorite Food Podcasts

As part of my occupation as a book designer, I spend many hours doing pleasurable but mindless formatting work. To keep my brain sufficiently challenged, I started listening several years ago to a multitude of food podcasts. Here are a few of my favorites, ranging from the intellectually sublime to the crazily zany. I’ve always […]

Looking for Work? Food? Try Good Food Jobs!

If you’re reading this blog, you likely know that food-related jobs today are no longer confined to restaurants, food production, food service, farms, and farmers markets. They’re found in school gardens, college food studies programs, meal delivery businesses like Blue Apron, nonprofit organizations, and elsewhere. Just as the range of potential opportunities is expanding, so […]

8 Great Gifts for Good Eating

Whether you’ve already begun your holiday shopping and have it under control, or haven’t even begun to think about the whole gift thing yet, one thing is certain—food is almost always bound to be popular. But consider alternatives to the usual high-calorie sweets and gift baskets of highly processed foods. Indeed, with New Year’s resolutions right […]

The Revelation of Flavor

On my recent trip to Europe, I read an intriguing book called The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor, by Mark Schatzker. I have been a fan of Schatzker ever since I read his first book, Steak: One Man’s Search for the Tastiest Piece of Beef, a marvelous tome on a […]

Stumped in the Kitchen? New CSA Cookbooks to Choose From!

What the hell do I do with kohlrabi, a neighbor asked Georgia chef-restaurateur Hugh Acheson. Others asked, too, and this led him to write The Broad Fork: Recipes for the Wide World of Vegetables and Fruits. Among lovers of fresh, local produce, who hasn’t been stumped by what to do with some unfamiliar item in […]

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