Food
Food
July 25 2013 10:48 AMA Hippie’s Defense of GMOsI’m a vegetarian yoga instructor, and even I can tell the case against genetically modified food is overblown.
July 17 2013 6:21 PMStop Chopping My SaladThe chopped salad trend is out of hand, and it needs to stop.
July 15 2013 5:45 AMSlowly but SurelySous-vide cooking is destined for ubiquity in home kitchens.
July 1 2013 3:26 PMThe Perfect BiteBread cuts, meat folds, and more tradecraft from Subway’s executive chef.
June 10 2013 11:53 AMRed MeatSmithfield Foods and Communist China are a match made in heaven.
May 24 2013 7:32 AMOne Hundred Ways to Ruin Ice CreamAn evaluation of four artisanal ice cream cookbooks.
May 15 2013 5:45 AMFar From the TreeWhy Vermont wants you to use wine descriptors to talk about maple syrup.
May 1 2013 6:18 PMEat MeThe starving Jamestown settlers were cannibals. Good for them!
April 22 2013 5:55 AMAll Sizzle and No SteakWhy Allan Savory’s TED talk about how cattle can reverse global warming is dead wrong.
April 10 2013 12:00 AMHow Many Times Should You Chew Your Food?For maximum efficiency, according to one of the original crackpot health fads, hundreds and hundreds of times.
March 4 2013 5:20 AMAge Your Canned GoodsWhy I now think of best-by dates as maybe-getting-interesting-by dates.
Feb. 14 2013 4:55 AMWhy Beef Is Becoming More Like ChickenCheap, uniform, and bland.
Jan. 29 2013 5:45 AMThe Mystery of CurryIt turns out we’ve been eating the spiced dish for a lot longer than anyone ever imagined.
Jan. 18 2013 12:35 PMRump FakerIs imitation calamari made from pig rectum? A charming urban legend gets its start.
Dec. 28 2012 11:12 AM“On Top of Spaghetti”Why don’t children sing more songs about meat?
July 24 2013 1:39 PMA Revolutionary New Way to Chop ParsleySlate’s food editor shows you how to remove the leaves from the stems in half the time it usually takes.
July 17 2013 6:13 PMWar on FoodiesThe hypocrisy behind the Atlantic’s call for better junk food.
July 12 2013 9:26 AMThe One Issue Republicans and Democrats Can Agree OnEthanol is insane, and politicians outside the Beltway are finally fighting it.
June 25 2013 7:05 AMGoing Against the GrainSmall-scale grain farms are the next wave of the locavore movement. But can they actually make a profit?
May 31 2013 10:08 AMSpam’s ShameFoodies—and everyone else—should shun Hormel’s famous canned meat.
May 20 2013 5:45 AMGive Spam a ChanceThe maligned meat deserves a better reputation.
May 13 2013 5:33 AMQuiet DietAre dairy producers trying to sneak artificial sweeteners into our milk?
April 26 2013 8:18 AMThe Modern American FarmerToday’s new farmers aren’t just white hipsters.
April 10 2013 1:29 PMEating FireWhy do people feel compelled to put the world’s spiciest chili peppers in their mouths?
March 8 2013 4:27 PMThrow Seeds at Your GardenA lazy gardener’s low-effort, high-return technique.
Feb. 27 2013 8:38 AMMy WormsAdventures in composting with 1,000 red wigglers.
Feb. 11 2013 5:15 AMThe Fresh WarsHow the five-letter word became a fast-food mantra.
Jan. 25 2013 12:55 PMIt’s OK To Eat QuinoaDon’t buy the media’s hand-wringing about Bolivians who can’t afford quinoa. The real effects of Western demand are complicated.
Jan. 15 2013 5:45 AMUnbearably DeliciousWhat do you do with a fridge full of bear parts?
Dec. 28 2012 8:15 AMThe Father of the Chicken NuggetRobert C. Baker was a poultry savant. But his contribution to fast food has been erased from the history books.