Side Dish: More Food on the Web

By: Julia Simon
Bread Made with Broccoli against a White Background

Bread Made with Broccoli against a White Background

©Food: Alison Attenborough

Food: Alison Attenborough

7 Ways to Savor the Last Bite: reports that we toss up to a quarter of our food, and while the dumpster divers seek to save said discarded goodies, there are measures you can take before food hits the trash. Did you know you could freeze milk? Hello, homemade ice cream! Will frittatas be your new best friend? Thanks, leftovers we didn’t quite know what to do with! How do you make the most of your food? [ via]

Incredible Edible Art: Artist Carl Warner dreams up florid landscapes that have garnered comparisons to 16th century Italian painter Giuseppe Arcimboldo. His tools, however, aren’t oil and canvas – they’re foods. Cereals and nuts and cinnamon sticks make a dreamy fall evening while raw meats are peaks of a Wild West scene. Catch a sneak-peak of his exhibition, which hits London this week. [ The Guardian via]

Dollar Menu: Speaking of incredible pictures, Jonathan Blaustein set out to capture what foods he could buy for a single dollar after observing astounding price discrepancies amongst cheeseburgers. His photo project, “The Value of a Dollar,” depicts snaps of foods worth 100 pennies (in the state of New Mexico) – everything from a single grapefruit, a whole loaf of white bread, one pinch of saffron, 10 organic blueberries, and, presumably the stuff he “left outside for the birds, dogs and coyotes,” potted meat. [ New York Times]

Here's our round-up of food news, trends and happenings across the web. Check back for more, and tell us what else you're loving in the comments.

Next Up

Star in Training

The Next Food Network Star winner Aarti Sequeira takes us through the making of her new show, Aarti Party.

9 More "Healthy" Foods to Skip

There’s a lot more to making nutritious choices than meets the eye.

Why You Should Be Eating More Prebiotic Foods

These gut-healthy foods are just as important as probiotics.

7 Foods We Should Eat More of in 2023

From zero-proof drinks to convenient weeknight sheet pan recipes, here’s what dietitians hope we’ll all eat more of in 2023.

7 Foods We Should Be Eating More of in 2022

Instead of buying into "superfoods," lean into foods that are convenient, nutritious and widely available.

Oprah’s Favorite Things 2022 Has More Than 30 Gifts for Food Lovers

Foodies, this may be the best Oprah's Favorite Things list yet.


What's New