We declare pork the meat of the summer! The way it sizzles on the grill, pairs with delicious summer fruit, loves being brined and has the best most awesome belly in the world, yes it does, we could exalt the wonders of the pig. Browse through 20 of our favorite hot weather recipes featuring that juicy, juicy swine.
This morning we took a spin around The New Yorker archives — available for free reading until the fall — for 10 of our favorite stories in recent memory, with very brief summaries. Print 'em out and save for a rainy day.
Food TV personality Adam Richman recently got in hot water when he angrily, inexplicably, and beyond stupidly took to the comments section of his Instagram to attack somebody who had disagreed with his use of the hashtag #thinspiration — a controversial term that Richman was unknowingly using to acknowledge his pronounced weight loss. Yesterday he took to the radio to apologize. Here's the video.
Face it: your casserole dish and Dutch oven have no place in the kitchen right now. Maybe they should just leave. It's high season for fresh veggie-packed summer salads, and if you think you've seen them all, we've got 22 recipes to freshen up your picnic repertoire. Whether you're a watermelon fiend, a staunch Mediterranean dieter or just a simple beachgoer with a craving for macaroni salad, there's something here for your al fresco feast.
Like Transformers sequels and cut-off jean shorts (Knicks, can please bring back jorts, the dude is available), watermelon can be a pretty polarizing summer topic. As in, some people cannot wait to knife into the hulking fruit, while for others it inspires quite the gag reflex. And speaking of gag reflex, we were clicking around Facebook this weekend and this 13-minute watermelon video somehow appeared in our stream. Check it out.
The duo behind Brooklyn bakeshop Ovenly has released a teaser video that gives you a little taste of their upcoming book, which is set to be released in the fall. It's fun, warm, super creative, cupcake serious. We expect no less from the book.
Sure, you could fry up bacon and eggs like you do all the time. But what will you have learned by the time you're done, other than bacon and eggs are, as you suspected, delicious and satisfying? We've gathered 15 new and exciting ways to have your pig candy and eat it too. In fact, one recipe actually IS pig candy — ever had praline bacon in 20 minutes flat? It's your weekend, make it a good one.
What's up this week, Food Republic? Oh, nothing much, just a bunch of lobster rolls, foie gras sauce and poutine dressed to the nines (in Brooklyn? Really?) But that doesn't make us all fancy, we also traced the humble journeys of some of our favorite food trucks to "forever homes," learned about largely un-fancy but totally awesome nut butters and mixed up some great beer with lemonade. That's only allowed in the summer, you know. Check out this week's most popular stories.