Eliza Barclay appears in the following:
Thursday, June 05, 2014
A pest control company and a venerable Washington, D.C., grill teamed up to offer gourmet bugs to anyone who'd try them. The selection included roasted crickets, spiced mealworms and ant lollipops.
Monday, June 02, 2014
Obesity and diabetes rates have soared among Native Americans as sugary, high-carb foods have replaced traditional foods. A study found that 10 wild plants from the Great Plains are highly nutritious.
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Many people who don't have celiac disease say they feel better on a gluten-free diet. But scientists say some gut troubles may come from eating fructans and other FODMAP carbs rather than gluten.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Renee Montagne talks to Dan Barber about his new book The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food. Barber advocates eating a wider variety of foods that better support the land.
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
A small but growing number of people are discovering the joys of raising ducks. They say the nutritional and agricultural benefits of producing eggs outweigh the cost of feeding the birds.
Monday, May 05, 2014
Several factors are straining lime production in Mexico, from heavy rains to a disease infecting trees. But criminal gangs are adding to the high prices by stealing from orchards and hijacking trucks.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
A government scientist says that to help keep more bees from dying we need to focus on helping beekeepers fight the varroa mite. But some groups say pesticides are just as problematic.
Friday, April 18, 2014
We hard-boiled them. We donned blindfolds. And we chowed down. In our eggsperiment, can you guess which bird prevailed in the ultimate showdown of duck vs. chicken?
Friday, April 11, 2014
Is banning sugar from your home to chronicle the effects on your family a gimmick veiled in a health halo? Actually, there's a lot to learn from a memoir of obsessive label-reading and weird baking.
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Back in 2012, The Salt surveyed readers on their favorite pies during our Pie Week series. Recently, an Australian reader tells us she pie-charted our results with mouth-watering real pie.
Monday, April 07, 2014
The government has reported 42 percent fewer foodborne illness cases in the past decade and solved less than half of them, a report finds. But that doesn't necessarily mean the food supply is safer.
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
The San Francisco Cooking School invited us to explore the "wonder" of sliced bread, and perfect techniques for light to extra dark toast. Would you pay to learn the secrets of fancy toast?
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Obesity docs say it's time for the Girl Scouts to ditch the processed, sugary cookies and find another way to raise money. But the tradition is deeply ingrained and has been around for a century.
Thursday, March 27, 2014
One environmental group argues that to save wildlife, we should replace the meat in our diets with plants. But others counter that it's not so simple: Many livestock producers help conserve wildlife.
Monday, March 24, 2014
Lawyers may tell you not to compare apples with oranges. But Google's new tool allows you to compare the nutrition of any food in a huge government database. You might even learn something surprising.
Friday, March 21, 2014
Many meat-eating animal lovers may not realize that their hankering for hamburgers hurts wildlife. A conservation group says some species have already been driven extinct by the livestock industry.
Thursday, March 06, 2014
The park's bears have developed a taste for human food, and that's gotten them in big trouble. But efforts to teach campers to lock up food are helping solve the problem, a bear hair analysis shows.
Friday, February 28, 2014
Some speculate that overfishing of the small fish fed to farmed salmon led to the all-time high prices seen in 2013. But Norwegian salmon experts say the bigger threat to the farmed fish is disease.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Americans wasted 31 percent of all food that was available in 2010, the USDA reports. For the first time, the agency calculated what that means in terms of calories, too.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
A study argues that if we want to cut emissions from meat production, we should help farmers produce more meat with less land. Farmers also need incentives not to cut down forests to graze animals.