Food

A SALT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON
I keep exactly seven things on the caddy next to my kitchen countertop so that I can reach out and touch them on a daily basis. Chances are you already have them, too: Extra-virgin olive oil. Regular vegetable oil. Red wine vinegar and rice vinegar. Kosher salt and my peppermill. That’s six. Item number seven: Bragg’s nutritional yeast.
TAKE OFF, EH
"You’ve seen no-name macaroni and cheese and generic dog food — this is generic beer," Kevin Tibbles, a reporter for Canadian news station The National, said in an April 1992 television segment. The beer, brewed by Drummond Brewery in Red Deer, Alberta, was “simply called, 'Beer Beer.'"
BEHIND THE BURGER
Pondering the role that patents and trade secrets play in fast food, particularly the ones that helped enable the rise of the fried chicken sandwich wars.
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