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Thermomix introduces a small appliance that can do it all

March 21st, 2019 at 11:14 am » Comments Off

Remember those commercials for kitchen appliances that can do it all? “It slices, it dices, makes julienne fries!” Well, here’s an appliance that actually does do just about everything you could ask for when you’re in the kitchen. The Thermomix TM6, the latest smart appliance from Vorwerk, is here to save you counter space and […]



American eating habits are changing faster than fast food can keep up

September 17th, 2018 at 8:44 am » Comments Off

Per-person restaurant visits dropped to 28-year low in 2018. Home cooking would be making a comeback if it ever really went away. Restaurants are getting dinged by the convenience of Netflix, the advent of pre-made meals, the spread of online grocery delivery, plus crushing student debt and a focus on healthy eating. Eighty-two percent of […]



Switzerland rules that you must stun your food before you kill it

January 27th, 2018 at 1:40 am » Comments Off

The culinary world isn’t lacking in controversial practices. To produce the delicacy foie gras, ducks and geese are force-fed corn, and the calves used for veal are kept virtually immobile for their entire lives. Now, Switzerland has released an order to ban another controversial cooking practice: boiling lobsters alive.



Why Americans have stopped eating leftovers

November 12th, 2017 at 6:57 pm » Comments Off

The United States’ massive food waste problem has an easy fix: People could start eating their leftovers.



In the future, you could eat this edible goo you grow in your kitchen

November 10th, 2017 at 10:15 am » Comments Off

This “bioreactor” is a concept design for a new kind of food production–where we just grow the nutritious cells, not the whole plant or animal.



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