Weekend Links

The weekend is almost here! So how about some slow food related links to kickoff your weekend?

 

Summer is not over yet, which means there is plenty of time left for outdoor grilling. This article offers advice on how to grill the perfect burger (Psst. The secret is knowing what you’re grilling…and it’s protein structure).

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2012/08/17/158984535/for-a-better-leaner-burger-get-to-know-your-proteins

 

 

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Are you a slow foodie with an iphone? If so, there’s a new product coming out that could be for you. The Lapka Environmental Monitor “is a set of sensors for your iphone that can detect electromagnetic feedback, nitrates in raw foods, and temperature and humidity”. There really is an app for everything.

http://www.treehugger.com/gadgets/turn-your-iphone-into-environmental-sensor.html

 

 

This summer we have really started to see the impact of climate change on our food (i.e. drought), but according to this article, we are likely to face bigger changes in our food growth, delivery, and system. All the more evidence to “slow” things down.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/08/16/climate-drought -idUSL6E8JFAI220120816

 

Wednesday marked Julia Child’s would-be 100th birthday.  Read “10 Lesser Known Facts” about the food icon here (including things like 573 pound of butter were used on her show “Baking with Julia”)

http://eatocracy.cnn.com/2012/08/15/10-lesser-known-facts-about-julia-child/

 

As we prepare for back-to-school season, here are some shocking graphics of the statistics behind school waste:

http://www.treehugger.com/green-home/surprising-numbers-behind-back-school-waste-infographic.html

 

Happy Weekend!

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