The Washington Post has a WonkBlog piece up about K cups and coffee pods killing Americans' love of coffee. From the post: Coffee pods, however, are incredibly efficient by comparison. People tend not to make more than they will actually drink—or, at least, first intended to drink. "People used to make a pot of coffee. Now [...]
"One thing is clear: We can’t take olive oil for granted." The piece's nut graph: "More than any time in recent memory, olive oil is an increasingly precious commodity. Last year’s harvest was severely damaged by extreme heat, torrential rains and hailstorms, as well as a devastating fruit fly infestation. But even worse, a few regions [...]
Tom Colicchio is one of my Foodie Heroes, and today is a good example of that. https://twitter.com/tomcolicchio/status/590896622298595328 https://youtu.be/v3faxm5S8Ms Food waste is a huge problem in this country—we waste between 40% to 50% of our food, and when it hits landfills it emits methane. Methane is worse than anything your car or truck emits, and it contributes to [...]
You might call it an "Actor's Barn-burner." At last night's Oscar ceremony, Patricia Arquette won for Best Supporting Actress in a film called "Boyhood." The film is basically unprecedented in that it was shot over a period of 12 years with the same cast members. (read more) http://youtu.be/XbrMKmlPFmo But it was her speech that charged [...]
The very talented executive chef of Lure—part of Fifth Group restaurants—is leaving the restaurant to join Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School as chef and nutrition director. Bradley was quoted within the pages of Pizza for Good, making common-sense suggestions on how to eat fresh and plan ahead when cooking at home. Here's the passage from the book: For your [...]
http://youtu.be/O83Dl3_K9zM "How would you like to be a better parent? Or a better citizen?" Rocco DiSpirito asks pointedly in an appearance on CBS Sunday Morning. It was a compelling segment on the myriad reasons to cook fresh and at home, and since Pizza for Good, at its core, is about making America's favorite food at [...]
A better and more sustainable food system is attainable! For ideas, check out this piece on Sustainable America's website.