The recipe-swap, dinner-inspiration, and food-porn website Tablespoon, recently announced nominees for the Munchies, their first ever People's Choice-style food and restaurant awards. They're judged by an expert panel that includes hometown star Andrew Zimmern, and the nominees include well-kn ... More >>
Like Jamie Oliver, the Anoka-Hennepin county school district, and any character in The Real Ghostbusters, we've been following the trail of slime, specifically "pink slime," or ammonia-exposed beef filler that federal authorities still attest meets food safety standards, which has been making its ... More >>
It's enough to make Adam Sandler's song "Lunch Lady" sound like a utopian fantasy ("got no idea what the chicken pot pie is made of..."). Sadly, we do know what the hamburger patties served by the national school lunch program are made of, and it isn't pretty. A recent article from TheDaily.com re ... More >>
Will the Cocoa Puffs bird go the way of the dodo? Remember Cocoa Puffs and Cookie Crisp? The cereals you used to gaze at longingly from your seat in the grocery cart. The ones that mom would never let you get--but that the Minneapolis public schools were happy to serve? The Star Tribune repo ... More >>
ABCJamie Oliver encourages kids to be friends with vegetablesIf one of your New Year's resolutions is to eat more vegetables, congratulations on making such an important decision. Your committment can improve your health and help you lose weight. Still, changing eating habits can be difficu ... More >>
Should schools serve kids the rations of truckers and road trippers?Sure, adults might pick up a Slim Jim-- along with a Mountain Dew and a bag of Cheetos--to fuel a long night of driving, but should schools be serving the shrink-wrapped sausages to impressionable young stomachs? A parent o ... More >>
Christine ChovanChef Don Saunders of In Season restaurantToday we continue our talk with Don Saunders, chef of the new In Season restaurant in south Minneapolis. (Here's part 1 of the interview.) Saunders, who first entered the Twin Cities restaurant scene as a server, tells us about a clums ... More >>
Image courtesy ChipotleDress up to save bucks at Chipotle.Chipotle is asking diners to come "dressed to kill" this Halloween--as processed foodstuffs. Referencing Jamie Oliver's recent demonstration of how chicken mcnuggets are made, Chipotle has pledged to raise a million bucks for Oliver' ... More >>
via Foodeducate.comNope, it's not strawberry ice cream...Is it too early on Monday morning to discuss mechanically separated meat? Because that's what you're seeing in the picture, an image that's shows exactly what your chicken nuggets look like pre-frying.
It's trendy, but is it tolerable?
http://www.flickr.com/photos/chidorian/106713617/Mm . . . carbtastic. In a surprising twist, the concern over childhood obesity does not lie in chicken nuggets, pizza poppers, or chocolate chip cookies baked just past raw. According to the government, the immediate culprit is that fatty, fatty 2 ... More >>
Jamie Oliver, Michael Pollan, Mark Bittman, and others feature in this week's New York Times Magazine's "Food Issue."