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Scaling up “pure food”

I was sent this article to read more about opposing views (based on the headline). But the article is anything but in support of what we think of “big food.”

http://www.esquire.com/blogs/food-for-men/burgers-not-the-enemy??src=rss

Rethinking what’s good food, bad food, and how we reformulate the conversation. Creating a model around “perfect” food. Dude is hitting it outta the park in Atlanta.

*Please excuse my first attempt at grinding my own burgers. While the combination of meat was delicious and grinding my own is probably how I’ll forever make burgers - as you can see I need to trim more of the fat next time. Oops in the most delicious way.

All About Bittman Day

It’s Wednesday - my favorite day for it’s food section day. A whole lotta Bittman on my radar today.

First is his NYT op-ed piece on the true cost of burgers:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/16/opinion/the-true-cost-of-a-burger.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&smid=tw-nytopinion&_r=0

Up second, and more useful (read: fun) and less serious, is the why and how of making your condiments at home:

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/07/20/magazine/7-Sauces-That-Taste-Better-Homemade.html?partner=socialflow&smid=tw-nytdining

I recently recreated the Shake Shack secret sauce and while I didn’t make the ingredients to go in it at home, I can tell you it was the best thing I’ve ever spread on a cheeseburger, and that I can’t find in the grocery aisle.

Do’s and Don’ts: Marketing at Farmers Markets - Modern Farmer

Some good Do’s here to remember in merchandising and branding a farmers’ market stand/booth/table/tent. I all too often am amazed at how simple things are often overlooked, so the reminders are always good.

makervillagekc:

Bread!KC (at Maker Village KC)

Another night, another successful bread KC at maker village

makervillagekc:

Bread!KC (at Maker Village KC)

Another night, another successful bread KC at maker village