- An opinionator in The New York Times suggests that we reconsider eating peas because they get stressed out, just like people. We reconsidered, and we say eat more peas.
- NPR interviews Josh Chetwynd about his new book, How the Hot Dog Found Its Bun: Accidental Discoveries and Unexpected Inspirations That Shape What We Eat and Drink, which “features 75 short essays that trace the history of popular food and dispel common misconceptions.”
- Cane syrup adds a subtle caramel flavor in this Saveur recipe for grilled shrimp, which are also spiced with Worcestershire and cayenne.
- Chow talks about methods for getting chile burn off your hands. Guess what? There’s no easy solution.
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