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Lobster

I’d known about the recent development of lobster as “fancy food”, but this article had some surprises to it. I particularly love the idea of servants rebelling against thrice-a-week lobster dinners.  “More potatoes and cabbage, or else!” In North America, the American lobster did not achieve popularity until the mid-19th century, when New Yorkers and […]

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The Web’s Best Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

I’ve you’ve never understood the term “food porn”, you will after ogling these sandwiches. Oh yeah, baby. I like it like that. The Web’s Best Grilled Cheese Sandwiches | Cool Material.

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PROUD ITALIAN COOK: T I M P A N O !

http://prouditaliancook.blogspot.com/2007/12/timpano.html I watched the movie Big Night because it got great reviews. Personally, I found it a little dull, but OH MY GOD the food? The food was the absolute highlight for me. I can’t remember a word of dialogue, but I have vivid memories of the Timpano they prepared. 10+ years later, someone finally […]

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Olive Oil Helps Produce a Classic Flatbread – NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/24/dining/24mini.html?hpw Mark Bittman creates Passoverly-contentious matzoh with his usual witty asides. (e.g. Recipe instructions that start, “as you’re preparing to flee…”) ***BUMPITY BUMP*** Made this, and kind of wish I hadn’t: ADDICTIVE DELICIOUSNESS ALERT!

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MAPLE SYRUP IN THE CITY – Tapping Our Urban Bounty! | Aviva Community Fund

http://www.avivacommunityfund.org/ideas/acf4137 A local winfall-produce group is organising a program to tap Toronto's maple trees. One of those headsmack ideas that makes you wonder how no one has come up with it before now.

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http://foodproof.com/blogs/view/post/100-things-you-should-eat-before-246 The first part of this “100 Things to Eat Before You Die” list includes venison (ick, hack, barf) and head cheese (ickier, hackier, barfier), which I wouldn’t recommend to anyone, though an actual recommendation or explanation therefore hasn’t been provided by the author, either. One of the later, equally stupid suggestions is “Scotch Bonnet […]

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