Save your winter squash (at least for a while)

Have you ever noticed how long winter squash keep? Have you ever wondered what’s going on inside their colorful shells during storage? The answer is a lot. Squash continue to ripen even after they’ve been picked. The trick is figuring out when each kind of squash reaches peak eating quality. Check out my story for … More Save your winter squash (at least for a while)

The good, the bad, and the stinky

The kerfuffle over wood-aged cheese erupted when a blogger intercepted a communication between an FDA official and the New York Department of Agriculture regarding the safety of wood shelves used for storing cheese. The internet expressed collective outrage at the prospect of banning this culinary tradition, even though the FDA denied it has any plans to … More The good, the bad, and the stinky