Thursday, March 14, 2013

Not So Keen on Quinoa

Recommended reading: Can vegans stomach the unpalatable truth about quinoa? by Joanna Blythman for The Guardian.

Fad foods aren't for the frugal, and I can't tolerate quinoa anyway.

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Guilty Gilt

I am often confounded by the offerings on Gilt Taste. Is it a satirical site? How could anyone in their right mind pay that much money for something that in many cases isn't fresh (and really should be)? For example, you can currently purchase 2 lbs. of pie dough from MyHouse Cookies for...$29.95?

That is insane. That is a very, very bad deal for something you can make at home for pennies. PENNIES! Do yourself a favor and reserve an hour out of your entire lifetime to read about the science of pie dough and then try two different methods: with vodka, and without. Pick your favorite and be done with it.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Restaurant Genius: Is there Meat Left?

This is the right way to carve out (pun intended) an internet presence for your restaurant, especially if it attracts a far-flung audience. From Briskettown: the relevant and simple site that answers the question for customers, Is there meat left?