In which we highlight the past week in food, either at home or abroad.
- "And if you need the address of a place to eat soup dumplings, tlayudas or charcoal-grilled hagfish, feel free to give me a call." An Open Letter to Paula Deen.
"Yes, there are those tips on casting a spell in the Introduction." Cookbook Reviews: The Wicca Cookbook + A Magikal Mushroom Recipe For Halloween.
"And I want to write back and say, You know, I've made those goddamn muffins 300 times!" Q & A With Nick Malgieri: His New Baking Book, Food Bloggers + The Occupational Hazards of Blueberry Muffin Recipes.
"Later that night, instead of the battered chicken, we ate Thai food, which, incidentally, dogs like too." Treats Are Going To The Dogs.
"This American acoustic blues singer-songwriter lives in London, where the bibb variety of butterhead lettuce is more popular than in the United States." Top 10 Men With Salad Names.
"The Food Network website still features many recipes courtesy of Cruz, including one for something we imagine Cruz will be thinking quite a lot about over the next nine years - chocolate chip cookies." Celebrity Chef Scandals: Pastry Dude Pleads in Plot to Pop Wife + His Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe.
"It takes a lot of food gelatin and carnauba wax -- but very little flavoring -- to make sugar and corn starch look this gross." Worst Halloween Candy: Gummy & Marshmallow Madness.
"FYI, this beer is so evil that its ABV is 6.66%." Top 10 Scary Beer Names for Halloween.