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Every day our plates get filled with news from the world of food. Here’s what our editors found most interesting today.
Love Kale? Thank ‘Mad Men’
Ever stopped to think about why Americans love kale so much? Vogue did, and they found a surprising culprit for our kale obsession. Turns out our love for kale is tied to our new appreciation for bitter flavors. When Mad Men hit TV screens, people started to swap their typically sweet-and-fruity cocktails for the classic ones that Don Draper and associates drank on the show. These cocktails acted as a gateway to all things bitter and allowed us to embrace other bitter foods and drinks, such as IPAs, Brussels sprouts and, of course, kale.
The Item Every Top Chef Uses
Interview a top restaurant chef about their most prized kitchen tools, and you might hear them wax poetic about fancy knives or industrial-grade appliances — and tape. Yes, you read that correctly — turns out tape labels are a hot topic in the kitchen, and learning to trim them is a rite of passage for novice cooks. Food52 explains why these chefs are just as particular about their tape as they are about their dishes.
Master the Art of French Cooking in Julia Child’s Kitchen
For foodie fans of Julia Child, the words la pitchoune means so much more than its French translation, “the little one.” Child’s former home — La Pitchoune — in Provence, France, is an icon in its own right, much like her opus, Mastering the Art of French Cooking. And now cooks can have the chance to create Child’s signature boeuf bourguignon in her kitchen, because La Pitchoune’s new owner plans to make it into a cooking and yoga retreat. Where can we sign up?What are you dishing about today? The views and opinions expressed in linked articles are those of individuals and do not represent the views and opinions of Whole Foods Market, Inc. or any of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries or employees.