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  • Sep 26, 2012

    Pro (Good) Choice

    Is a prohibition against bad choices consistent with liberty?...More
  • Sep 7, 2012

    Cutting School Meal Calories (Without “Permission”) 1

    The New York Times has reported that some City school meals probably had too few calories. Foodservice directors will not be surprised....More
  • Sep 5, 2012

    Surprising Tips for Grilling Veggies 2

    It’s that harvest time of year. Back to school, Friday night lights, the first bite of autumn in the air, zucchini, peppers, onions and fennel still growing in the garden… Good thing grilling can be a part of autumn too....More
  • Aug 24, 2012

    A Fat Lot of Good?

    "Is Sugar Toxic?" That was the provocative title of an article on the CBS News website a while back. The article was part of an ongoing meme in the popular press debating the merits of sugar. It's sort of an outgrowth of the debate over sweeteners like High Fructose Corn Syrup, which has been fingered as a prime culprit in the national obesity epidemic. Now it seems, its more traditional cousin, plain old sugar, is being caught in the guilt by association net as well....More
  • Aug 22, 2012

    Some Real Insight into Social Media Strategy

    Fast Company magazine offers a "roadmap" to social media in its September issue that is both entertaining and instructive....More
  • Aug 21, 2012

    Pin to Table: Cooking in a Digital World

    My initial criticisms of Pinterest (an online bulletin board) before I joined were the same as everybody else’s: It’s just pictures of clothes I’ll never wear, decorating ideas I’ll never do and food I’ll never cook....More
  • Aug 15, 2012

    The Price Is Right—But Just for You... 1

    Increasingly sophisticated marketing technology targets consumers through their behavior histories...More
  • Aug 8, 2012

    The Science of Salt, Fat and Cheese

    As hard as researchers have tried, it's been exceedingly difficult to take the fat and salt out of quality cheese without ruining its flavor and other key characteristics....More
  • Aug 8, 2012

    Can You Find Your Lunch Customers Here?

    A humorous look at the lunchtime behavior of business dining types offered by Bloomberg BusinessWeek....More
  • Aug 7, 2012

    Julia Child Remixed with Guns 'N Roses

    Julia Child would have turned 100 soon, and there are all sorts of cool tributes going on. But I defy you to find a cooler one than this one on Slate via Laughing Squid....More
  • Aug 6, 2012

    What's the Matter, Chicken?

    Did you know that the recent dustup over Chick-fil-A in the broader culture had its preview in the onsite world of college foodservice?...More
  • Aug 1, 2012

    Better Burgers are Here to Stay 3

    Whew! Burgers are here to stay......More
  • Jul 9, 2012

    Stuff I've Picked up Recently...

    Here are some observations from articles hither and yon that I came across over the past few weeks that have some interest (and perhaps application) for FM readers…...More
  • Jul 5, 2012

    Topping the Dog

    It’s a hot dog renaissance!...More
  • Jun 27, 2012

    Will Cookbooks Go Extinct?

    Are cookbooks going to be replaced by websites and apps? Is that a good or bad thing?...More
  • Jun 15, 2012

    Pizza Pie That Tastes Like Home

    Everyone has a favorite neighborhood pizza place that will always have a special place in their heart....More
  • Jun 13, 2012

    Back (and Forward) to the Future

    The future can be an unpredictable place, even for visionary geniuses...More
  • Jun 12, 2012

    Food Is Indeed Poetry

    Food is indeed poetry, says Gail Bellamy in this wonderful column....More
  • Jun 7, 2012

    What Are Your Top 5 Spices?

    If you could have only five dried spices in your pantry, what would they be? Here, we share Mario Batali's answer....More
  • Jun 6, 2012

    The Ice Cream Personality Test

    Researchers have developed a quiz that can reveal your true self through soft serve....More
  • Jun 5, 2012

    The Upside of Being a Quitter

    Knowing what to quit may be one of the most important ingredients of success...More
  • Jun 5, 2012

    What to Believe

    Is salt bad for you? The latest research questions that long-held assumption...More

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