Above, [an error occurred while processing this directive] on why Honest Tea is not so honest with a mega-sized dimple on the bottom of the bottle.
Dave Arnold of the French Culinary Institute on anesthestetizing fish prior to killing them to improve the taste and texture: "Our assumption is that anesthesia reduces stress in fish. Stressed fish make inferior meat. Stress reduces the energy reserves in living muscles."
Hot Food Porn has the casting call ad for the pilot to a new culinary-themed dating show called The Spachelor. They're seeing men who are "confident in the kitchen and just about everywhere else, and now they are looking for love."
That New York Times story Chewy Chicken Feet May Quash a Trade War is fascinating in that the castoffs (the feet) of the plus-sized American chickens are highly coveted in China. And the numbers are staggering: "Exports of American poultry totaled $4.34 billion last year. Of that amount, $854.3 million worth of chicken meat... was exported to China and Hong Kong... About half of the chicken parts sold to China are wings and feet, which are worth only a few cents a pound in the United States. As delicacies in China, they fetch 60 cents to 80 cents a pound."