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The 10 Stories That Defined Food in 2011

A look back at the stories that inspired what we ate and how we ate it.  When it comes to comnsuming, it’s not just about what’s on the table, it’s about how it got there and how it is being enjoyed. Over the last year we have come to make […]

Foodie Underground: Cupcake Revolution

In a down economy, we’ve seen lots of underground food trends take off. Limited budgets have forced people to get creative, both with what they buy and what they make at home. Just look at the rise in DIY markets; people are clamoring for goods that support their neighbor instead […]

Foodspotting Friday: Did Someone Say Pumpkin?

15 aesthetically pleasing foods you can make with pumpkin. In honor of Halloween, which we assume many of you will be celebrating in various ways over the next few days, this week’s Foodspotting Friday is dedicated to the most iconic of fall foods: the pumpkin. Put it in a cupcake, […]

The Glucose Overdose of Cupcake Culture

Cupcakes and the people who blog about them. Despite the ongoing dispute over cupcakes at EcoSalon HQ, I stand by my loathing. It’s not cupcakes per se, it’s the entire cupcake trend that’s turning baked-good-loving people into frosting zombies. How do I know this? I have a Google alert that […]

Foodie Underground: For the Love of Roots and Cookbooks

ColumnThe joy of delving into a good cookbook. When I was home earlier this summer, I asked my mother for a recipe. She pulled out her worn 3-ring binder. This binder is blue, has yellowed pages falling out of it and has sat in the same place on the bookshelf […]

The 10 Stories That Defined Food in 2011

A look back at the stories that inspired what we ate and how we ate it.  When it comes to comnsuming, it’s not just about what’s on the table, it’s about how it got there and how it is being enjoyed. Over the last year we have come to make […]

Burned Out on the Cupcake Trend

EcoSalon’s Foodie Underground columnist explores the cultural ramifications of cupcakes. A matter of grave importance. One that divides educated women everywhere. Hotly debated in the halls and Skype chats of EcoSalon, one editor loves it; another dismisses it as “glorified gluten” and a columnist – yours truly – despises it. […]

Foodie Underground: Cupcake Revolution

In a down economy, we’ve seen lots of underground food trends take off. Limited budgets have forced people to get creative, both with what they buy and what they make at home. Just look at the rise in DIY markets; people are clamoring for goods that support their neighbor instead […]

Foodie Underground: For the Love of Roots and Cookbooks

ColumnThe joy of delving into a good cookbook. When I was home earlier this summer, I asked my mother for a recipe. She pulled out her worn 3-ring binder. This binder is blue, has yellowed pages falling out of it and has sat in the same place on the bookshelf […]

Burned Out on the Cupcake Trend

EcoSalon’s Foodie Underground columnist explores the cultural ramifications of cupcakes. A matter of grave importance. One that divides educated women everywhere. Hotly debated in the halls and Skype chats of EcoSalon, one editor loves it; another dismisses it as “glorified gluten” and a columnist – yours truly – despises it. […]

Foodspotting Friday: Did Someone Say Pumpkin?

15 aesthetically pleasing foods you can make with pumpkin. In honor of Halloween, which we assume many of you will be celebrating in various ways over the next few days, this week’s Foodspotting Friday is dedicated to the most iconic of fall foods: the pumpkin. Put it in a cupcake, […]

Foodie Underground: For the Love of Roots and Cookbooks

ColumnThe joy of delving into a good cookbook. When I was home earlier this summer, I asked my mother for a recipe. She pulled out her worn 3-ring binder. This binder is blue, has yellowed pages falling out of it and has sat in the same place on the bookshelf […]

Foodie Underground: Cupcakes Are So Last Year

In a post-holiday food coma, which had included six days straight of pickled herring, you would think that I would be turned off by the mere idea of food. Never. As I sat on my couch with a minimalist breakfast of tea and oatmeal this weekend, my ears perked up […]

Foodie Underground: Cupcake Revolution

In a down economy, we’ve seen lots of underground food trends take off. Limited budgets have forced people to get creative, both with what they buy and what they make at home. Just look at the rise in DIY markets; people are clamoring for goods that support their neighbor instead […]

In Hard Times, Food Vendors Keep on Truckin’

Everyone’s dishing about how the concept of food trucks has been overhauled. They’re not just parked at job sites to feed hungry laborers anymore, but are taking the high road and giving restaurants a run for their money. I got a taste of the trend at the posh 50th birthday […]

In Hard Times, Food Vendors Keep on Truckin’

Everyone’s dishing about how the concept of food trucks has been overhauled. They’re not just parked at job sites to feed hungry laborers anymore, but are taking the high road and giving restaurants a run for their money. I got a taste of the trend at the posh 50th birthday […]

Foodie Underground: For the Love of Roots and Cookbooks

ColumnThe joy of delving into a good cookbook. When I was home earlier this summer, I asked my mother for a recipe. She pulled out her worn 3-ring binder. This binder is blue, has yellowed pages falling out of it and has sat in the same place on the bookshelf […]

Burned Out on the Cupcake Trend

EcoSalon’s Foodie Underground columnist explores the cultural ramifications of cupcakes. A matter of grave importance. One that divides educated women everywhere. Hotly debated in the halls and Skype chats of EcoSalon, one editor loves it; another dismisses it as “glorified gluten” and a columnist – yours truly – despises it. […]

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Foodie Underground: For the Love of Roots and Cookbooks

ColumnThe joy of delving into a good cookbook. When I was home earlier this summer, I asked my mother for a recipe. She pulled out her worn 3-ring binder. This binder is blue, has yellowed pages falling out of it and has sat in the same place on the bookshelf […]

Nutritional Breakdown: Pizza’s Healthier Half Takes Center Stage

Slice the calories, fat, and sodium with a cauliflower-based alternative Pizza very well may be the world’s favorite food, but it can really bust your diet. The more mainstream it has become, the further it has diverged from the use of authentic, high-quality ingredients as well as the larger the […]

Vegan This: Vanilla Cupcake Recipe From Magnolia Bakery

Vegan cupcakes based on Sex and the City’s famous Vanilla Vanilla Cupcake recipe. From New York City to Dubai, we’re living in a sugar coated world of cupcake mania. Many reports (like this one from the UK Telegraph) put the addiction blame on the famed Magnolia Bakery. What started 16 […]

The 10 Stories That Defined Food in 2011

A look back at the stories that inspired what we ate and how we ate it.  When it comes to comnsuming, it’s not just about what’s on the table, it’s about how it got there and how it is being enjoyed. Over the last year we have come to make […]

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