October 16th, 2009
Weekly Digest (And Welcome Home to My New ChowBaby!!)
It’s been an exciting week here at ChowCentral–our little cupcake finally came out of the oven! Little Oliver is settling in nicely. Along with his big brother, definitely my most scrumptious creation. Besides thanking me for bringing him a baby brother (and—ahem—asking why my belly is still big), Isaac keeps asking why his little brother can’t eat yogurt, toast, and all of his other favorite foods. Oh, Isaac… all in good time! Oliver, too, will be a ChowBaby one day.
Here’s a digest I was able to put together before Oliver arrived. This week’s Food News, Things I Crave, Green Your Eats, Tips, Tools & Techniques, and Weekly Roundtable (a roundup of the most recent ChowMama posts).
- Last Sunday’s NY Times Magazine was the food issue including (among other things) Michael Pollan’s ‘Rules to Eat By’, experiments in calorie restriction, and Jamie Oliver’s quest to get America to loose weight.
- Interesting post on The Ethicurean about behavioral economics and the food system (inspired by another interesting article in The New Yorker on how some findings from the field of behavioral economics apply to health care)
- Inspirational! The school lunch revolution blossoms in Baltimore (via Civil Eats)
- You’ve heard that our oceans are dying, right? Among other things, think about how that would impact the human diet and health? Scary. This blueprint for restoring the world’s oceans to health is a much nicer read. Now, if only we can make it happen (via World Changing)
Things I Crave
Green Your Eats
Tips, Tools & Techniques
- Whether you like your eggs boiled hard or soft, this remarkably thorough guide to perfect boiled eggs has got you covered. Bookmark this one! (via Serious Eats)
- I gotta admit, I’m not one for candy corn. But, Halloween is approaching and who am I to keep this from you, especially as a proponent of homemade anything over processed eats (via Serious Eats)
The Weekly Roundtable
It was a short (and busy and exciting!) week, but I was able to put some good food on the table…