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Food Tank’s Reading List: 17 Books for Winter 2017

  Food Tank’s most recent book recommendations… Feed more than your belly this new year: Food Tank has gathered the latest reads for Winter 2016/2017, from the memoirs of an Asian-American peach farmer to the best manual for permaculture design. When Winter’s chill has you feeling gloomy, grab a book from the list below, and come […]

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Book Review: Defending Beef; The Case for Sustainable Meat Production

Should We Really Be Defending Beef? by Maeve McInnis While I thoroughly enjoyed and agreed with much of the contents of Defending Beef; The Case for Sustainable Meat Production, in the back of my mind there was the niggling thought that the author, Nicolette Hahn Niman, is married to Bill Niman—the owner of Niman Ranch, […]

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Book Review: The GMO Deception

The GMO Deception: A Review by Maeve McInnis Do we want to live in a world where all of our food has been at one point genetically altered, where synthetic chemicals are sprayed on our food, and the corporations have complete control over all aspects of our food? Or, would we like to buy vegetables […]

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Book Review: Fashioning Appetite

Fashioning Appetite: A Review by Samantha Felix In the three years my husband and I have owned and operated a small neighborhood restaurant in the East Village of New York, I have found that the single most important thing I can do to ensure our success is to properly train the front of house staff. […]

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Sungold … Mexican Midget … Tomatoes!

Susan Marque, MFA ’14, talks to Miriam Rubin about her recent book, Tomatoes: A Savor the South Cookbook (University of North Carolina Press). Watch the video where they discuss everything tomato related, including the historical shunning of this deadly nightshade fruit.

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1970, a Turning Point in American Cuisine

by Fabio Parasecoli 1971, the year when Alice Waters opened Chez Panisse in Berkeley, CA, is often cited as a turning point for American cuisine. The young woman, who had lived in France while pursuing her degree in cultural studies, had discovered the pleasure of shopping for fresh, local produce, and a relaxed yet creative way […]

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Supermarket Superstar: Food Business and Reality TV

by Fabio Parasecoli from Huffington Post “Three home cooks compete to prove that their product has what it takes to become the next supermarket brand.” That’s the concept of the new Lifetime reality show Supermarket Superstar, as explained in the first episode by host Stacy Keibler while images of consumers’ favorites — from Chef Boyardee’s […]

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Weighing In: Assessing the Heaviness of Obesity

by Fabio Parasecoli from Huffington Post Obesity has come to the fore in all sorts of debates, from public health to the environment, from food justice to child development. The topic is discussed with an increasing sense of urgency — if not emergency — that has given rise to the pervasive use of the expression […]

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Book Review: The Breakfast Book — Digging into the Meaning of Our Morning Meals

By Jenn Salcido While I’m not by any means a morning person, one of the things I’ve noticed, as I get older, is that I wake up earlier than I used to. I guess it goes along with all the other subtleties of maturation—your life changes, your schedule changes, and eventually your palate changes too. […]

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Our Relationship with Food

Book Review: The Cassoulet Saved our Marriage: True Tales of Food, Family & How We Learn to Eat By Caroline M. Grant & Lisa Catherine Harper Publisher: Roost Books Released March 2013 By Larissa Zimberoff There are books of essays that are meant to be picked up and put down, up and down, slowly turning the pages and […]

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