Tove Danovich

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How A Little Science And A Lot Of Shady Advertising Boosted Yeast's Popularity

Friday, December 28, 2018

Nutritional yeast isn't a new health fad — in the 1920s, sales exploded due to the "Yeast for Health" campaign. But bad news about the candida strain affected all yeast, and it's just now rebounding.


Mail-Order Pies: An Expensive Slice Of Nostalgia For Which Many Will Pay

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

It can cost more to ship a pie than the price of the pie itself, and causes bakers a lot of headaches. So why does business boom over the holidays? Well, that's personal.


Why People With Disabilities Want Bans On Plastic Straws To Be More Flexible

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

As cities and companies — including Starbucks — move to oust straws in a bid to reduce pollution, people with disabilities say they're losing access to a necessary, lifesaving tool.


Despite A Revamped Focus On Real-Life Skills, 'Home Ec' Classes Fade Away

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Now called family and consumer sciences, courses suffer from few qualified teachers and declining enrollment. But in today's classes, students learn about gardening, nutrition, labeling and finance.


Parents, Schools Step Up Efforts To Combat Food-Allergy Bullying

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Up to 32 percent of kids with food allergies have been taunted with foods that make them sick. Schools are moving beyond allergy awareness and "nut-free zones" to address this dangerous behavior.


Why The $#%& Can't He Wash The Dishes?! The Chores That Can Sink A Relationship

Friday, May 18, 2018

A study finds that washing dishes is a big deal for women when it comes to the division of labor. But it taps into an even bigger idea — that women are emotionally exhausted by household management.


'Supersizing Urban America': How U.S. Policies Encouraged Fast Food To Spread

Thursday, June 15, 2017

A new book examines how federal government policies made it easier for minorities to open fast-food franchises than grocery stores. Today the landscape of urban America reflects this history.


The Big Picture: How Food Photos Have Told Our Story Over The Decades

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

The new book Feast for the Eyes is a collection of images that portray the many ways we relate to food: as advertisements, art and even political statements.


Vegan Cookbooks Spill The Beans About Aquafaba, The Eggless Egg White

Thursday, April 20, 2017

The discovery that the liquid from canned beans can be whipped into an egg white substitute has taken the vegan world by storm. Now DIY recipes are being codified into cookbooks.


Oaky, With Notes Of BS: Why Wine Tasting Struggles To Get It On The Nose

Monday, April 10, 2017

Unlike food — which gives us sensory cues like crunchy and hot, as well as tasting, say, salty — with wine, it's all about tiny differences in taste and smell. The danger is in getting too poetic.


Broth-Loving Hipsters Are Pushing Up The Price Of Bones

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

With bone broth mania sweeping parts of the U.S. (we see you, LA), cheap bones are harder to come by. Some broth makers are moving away from the standard beef and chicken to new bones — like alpaca.


The Foxfire Book Series That Preserved Appalachian Foodways

Friday, March 17, 2017

Foxfire started as a class project at a Georgia high school in the '60s, but soon became a magazine, then a book, and even a way of teaching about the region's simple, self-sustaining way of life.


How Lemonade Helped Paris Fend Off Plague And Other Surprising 'Food Fights'

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Tom Nealon's new book searches through patchy historical records to trace subjects like how chocolate helped lead to war in the Caribbean, or the role a grain fungus played in the Crusades.


This Heatless Habanero Packs All Of The Flavor With None Of The Burn

Monday, February 13, 2017

Some breeders vie to grow ever more mouth-burning peppers. The guy behind the Habanada had a different goal: a habanero with no heat all. The aromatic, melon-like result is winning over top chefs.


Decades Later, Salvador Dalí's Decadent Dream Dishes Are Awakened

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Food and surrealism make bizarre bedfellows in Les Diners de Gala, first published in 1973. Now, you can get a reprint of those recipes and illustrations — and a peek into his legendary banquets.


From Mobb Deep Rapper, A Cookbook For Healthy Eating — In Prison

Friday, October 07, 2016

Behind bars, it takes ingenuity, other prisoners and a little help from the commissary to approximate a proper diet. That's what rapper Prodigy of hip-hop's Mobb Deep learned after going to prison.


Coffee! Coffee! Coffee! I Finally Got To Be A Gilmore Girl At Luke's Diner

Thursday, October 06, 2016

Like many fans across America, I queued up for hours for a pop-up replica of the show's iconic diner. We were there for free coffee, but the real draw was a taste of the Gilmore Girls way of life.


What's Behind Oregon's Marionberry Mania?

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Oregon grows up to 33 million pounds a year of this blackberry. But most are gobbled up locally — in everything from ice cream to beers to jams — before the rest of the country ever gets a taste.


What Happens When Yelp Restaurant Reviews Turn Political?

Thursday, September 22, 2016

First American Fried Chicken, owned by the family of the suspect in the Manhattan bombings, is the latest eatery to see reviews plummet based on more than food. Some attacks can cross into real life.


From Darkroom To Kitchen: A Time Capsule Of Recipes From Midcentury Photographers

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Ansel Adams' poached eggs. William Eggleston's cheese grits casserole. Four decades after being hidden away in a museum, a collection of images and recipes from famed artists finally sees the light.