Check out this video from the 1930′s about the banana industry and more about this fruit, via the Atlantic.

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This summer, I tweeted that I had Big Green Egg envy, word that reached Ray Lampe, aka Dr. BBQ and Big Green Egg’s official chef. He convinced the company to ship me their top of the line (with the cypress wood table, which is awesome if you can afford it). I really wanted to cook with one because I’d heard such great things about it. (He’s @DrBBQ on twitter, and a hearty #FF to him). After we corresponded, I’d read about these ceramic charcoal heated ovens in The New York Times, generically called kamado cookers.  I accepted his offer enthusiastically.  So: Full disclosure: they sent it to me free; I told them I’d love to use it and write about it but to know that if I didn’t like it or didn’t think it was Read On »

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Video: Grant Achtaz’ restaurant Next is taking on a v try creative menu featuring the idea of childhood memories, via You Tube.

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Video: Daniel Klein is in Vermont experiencing farms using draft power and making farmstead cheese, via The Perennial Plate.

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Watch Lars Erikson of the Guardian forage with the Noma staff in Copenhagen, Denmark, via Guardian UK.

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