Methodology meals

Fully cooked, portion controlled and healthy. Dag I wish we had this sort of thing in Cincinnati. (SF & SoCal only at this point.)

Food in jars

Noodles in ginger turmeric broth

Dense Discovery’s 222nd issue included links to a few vegetarian recipes that sound quite tasty. Gathering ingredients for this one and the peanut soup.

Turmeric soup with chickpeas, bok choy and noodle

I want to go to Sweden and have some fries

And a burger. Delighted by this identity by Kurppa Hosk. Also, I want to play Wipeout again. / via Brand New

Visual identity representing color and type in 3d landscape with characters of cheese, fries, onions, ketchup and mustard

The origin of TV dinners

I watched this video on TV while eating (a homemade) dinner. I fondly remember the cherry pie compartment from my youth.

TV dinner with turkey and gravy, peas, French fries and baked apples

Juicy Marbles

Plant-based, marbleized meats and a _very_ hip website. Pricey, but whoa, advances in food technology! / via Uncrate

Juicy Marbles

Cincinnati’s first chili parlor

Dann Woellert explores the history of this local dish on its 100th anniversary.

Photograph of an Empress Chili Parlour in downtown Cincinnati

The Cheese & Pickle

David Swanson writes about this British sandwich and I'm determined to make one. The (Branston) pickle is unique, with 23 ingredients and a taste "closer to an Indian chutney" / via @dansinker

Cheese and Pickle sandwich sliced in half next to a jar of Branston pickles which are more like a relish

McDonald’s POV: 5 Minutes of Lunch Rush

I thought it was just the algorithm taunting me, but I guess these first hand videos by Stephen Patula are getting around. I find these mesmerizing. Also, living wages should be the thing.

First person view making food at McDonalds

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups Are Perfect, No Notes

"Why shouldn't we take a moment to appreciate a reliably happy-bringing thing?" Nodding head vigorously. / via @dansinker

Stacks of Reese's chocolate covered peanut butter cups

The best way to cook a frozen pizza

In brief: Thaw it first and then crank up your oven. I'm so doing this next time.

A stack of frozen pizza boxes

I want candy

Specifically this Duluth Candy because of the sweet job Studio MPLS did for their brand and packaging! / via Under Consideration

Two candy bars with a very designed package

How to cut all the cheeses

Cheesemonger Anne Saxelby illustrates the best way to cut, serve and store all the cheeses. #aspirational-work-title

A still frame of a video with a woman center screen wearing a goldenrod sweater and holding a round block of cheese

Little Goat Recipes

I've been to Little Goat in Chicago a few times and it is incredibly good. I want to buy all their seasonings and try every single one of these recipes. Magic Green Beans.

Little Goat recipes

Holiday Cookie Recipe sorter

Combine categories and find a recipe

Raspberry-Ricotta Cake Recipe

I've made this twice, once as a cake, once as cupcakes. It's SO EASY AND SO GOOD. / thanks Kathryn!

12 Stunning Cookies That Will Impress Everyone You Know

These are the recipes, but seriously, start with the video

Gorgeous. Beautiful. Lovely. Drooling. 12 holiday cookies by Susan Spungen

She has an art background and a few of the cookie designs were inspired by Ellsworth Kelly. Also? The person behind the camera added extra awesomeness to this video. The accompanying Times showcase of recipes also has excellent photography.

Nihilist RB’s – Northside Yacht Club

I just had one of these sandwiches for lunch and it was awesome.

The Mesmerizing Geometry of Malaysia’s Most Complex Cakes

Learned of these gorgeous mini desserts thanks to Naz Hamid

Japanese Beef Bowl with Bok Choy

This was a Kroger Prep+Pared meal kit recipe. I was hoping the recipe existed somewhere online. It didn't. It does now. It's tasty. – The Taco Bell Chili Cheese Burrito Locator

Taco Bell allows individual franchise owners to choose whether or not to carry the Chili Cheese Burrito at their locations. Some choose to carry it, but sadly most do not. This tool will help you find out which carry them / via Paul

Chipotle — The Not-So-Secret Guac Recipe

They took this recipe off their website, but the web remembers. Also? This is a wonderfully delicious and simple recipe

No-Knead Bread Recipe

Fingers crossed I get some yeast soon / via Matt Haughey

Best Canned Tomatoes, Ranked by Wirecutter and NYT Cooking

I don't know why I'm linking to this, but I am.

The American restaurant is on life support

Great. We're not simply facing a retail apocalypse... (Says the guy who now cooks with meal kits...)


Locations in NYC. Single seat booths. Wordless ordering. Great specificity. Intrigued and added on the bucket list / via Thor

What Is Ram-Don? Parasite’s Noodle Dish Tells a Class Story

A bit of history about the relationship between Japan and Korea, social classes and a recipe / via Rachel

Whats on the menu?

With approximately 45,000 menus dating from the 1840s to the present, The New York Public Library’s restaurant menu collection is one of the largest in the world

Make 2020 the Year of Less Sugar

This is the sponsored link bait I need.

Lemony Turmeric Tea Cake Recipe

I keep mistakenly buying turmeric again and again. Maybe this is a way to use some of it?

How 10 Famous Artists Would Plate Thanksgiving Dinner

This intrigues and disturbs me.

Quick-Pickled Onions Recipe

I've been making a simpler recipe with sugar. This looks better and nuanced. Elevates taco night!

This Is the Beginning of the End of the Beef Industry

Cows are not optimized to make meat; they’re optimized to be cows. It takes 36,000 calories of feed to produce 1,000 calories of beef. In the process, it uses more than 430 gallons of water and 1,500 square feet of land, and it generates nearly ten kilograms of greenhouse-gas emissions

20 ideas for making better salads

I've been washing my greens wrong / via Kottke

This Animal Activist Used to Get in Your Face. Now He’s Going After Your Palate.

Have you had an impossible burger? I'm okay with this future.

The Not-So-Secret Guac Recipe

This is my go to guacamole recipe. Works almost every time if the avocados are spot on. (I also use the whole jalapeño.) Thanks Chipotle!

The June Oven

Your baking, roasting, air-fryer, dehydrating, phone connected oven with camera is here.

Cookbook Clubs

A group of friends all make recipes from the same cookbook and gather to share the results. "We enjoy—not only the food, but an afternoon spent connecting with friends and getting to know new members" / Sounds most excellent via Stephen

The Surprising Resilience of Failed Fast Food Chains

Interesting read for those that wondered what happened to Chi-Chis and Rax, etc

Not Just A Crock: The Viral Word-Of-Mouth Success Of Instant Pot

I have one. The chicken soup is amazing.

Day Dreamers Limited Food Faces

A fun book with work from Ferris Plock / via Yewknee

The Eastman Egg Company

Egg Sandwiches and Craft Coffee in Chicago. Just making note that I want to have a joint like this in my neighborhood. / via Coudal in a roundabout way

The case for eating cereal for breakfast again

Interesting, and dang if cereal ain't the easiest thing to "make" / via Swiss-miss

Macho Nachos

There's a deluge of fast recipe videos online. This one doesn't look very healthy or unique, but extra points for keeping me engaged to the very end.

46 Cookie Recipes from All Over the World

I should not be looking at this before bed, but what a great way to explore recipes. / via Kottke

Brooklyn Bar Menu Generator


Small Cheval

A menu with 3 food choices is my kind of menu. (They have lots of drinks though). Placed in my Chicago "todo" file.

9 Foods to Stop Buying and Start Making Yourself At Home

Yeah, it's a listicle, but I haven't made all this stuff and I know I'd enjoy it

Cincinnati Foodie Decks

10 bucks off at 52 local restaurants. Some new to me, some favorites. Really incredible deal and resource. (hat tip to my neighbor Joe for the gift!)

The world’s best pancake recipe

I want to find REAL buttermilk.

i am a food blog

Bobby Solomon (always Kitsune Noir to me) posted about this food blog, with beautiful photos, nice whitespace and playful type. There's something about it I like and reminds me of a concept I'd wanted to do for my own album. Filing it away. / via @thefoxisblack



I've been fascinated by this meal replacement drink since it's crowd funded preview. It's now available and pricey for sure, but I figure it'll even out eventually.

ROSE by Carte Noire

I am now very hungry

How to season a cast iron pan

the long version

Blue Apron: All the ingredients you need to cook a meal.

I've seen these types of services before, but this one hits the right note (10 bucks a person) and let's you customize based on dietary needs. Pondering. / via Uncrate

Rick Bayless – Frontera Black Bean Chili Starter

This stuff makes a great base for AWESOME (and a little bit kicky) chili.

Samantha Lee makes great looking food for her daughters

A lovely body of work. / via LaughingSquid

Big Green Egg

This was on some Buzzfeed article of things you should spend money on. Just filing this earthenware grills (called a kamado) away for the day I have a patio or outside space...