American cheese used to mean bright orange, plastic-wrapped slices of questionable texture. Thanks to a pioneering young woman from Chicago, domestic fromage has seriously improved its reputation in recent years.
Super Markets & Shops
You’d think after last night’s Good Dairy issue release party we’d have refrained from all things milk-made today, but no dice. Stopping by the brand new One Girl Cookies outpost in Dumbo, what called our name wasn’t the crispy crunch…
It’s not often there’s a call for city farmers, but East New York Farms! has put out exactly that. The group is expanding their acreage to a now-vacant lot on the corner of Hendrix and Livonia Avenues.
This just in: In June the first Fleisher’s Meats–meaning the original retail outlet in Kingston–will teach a day-long $300 class in pork slaughter and butchery, complete with a farm visit, some hands-on sausage-making and three meals.
In this week’s NY1 segment, we visited Hayseed’s Big City Farm Supply in Greenpoint, an urban farming shop and training center that will be open through June.
Our publisher stopped by Dekalb Market in downtown Brooklyn this Saturday for its 2012 opening and filed the following photo report.
At Edible nothing warms our hearts like somebody learning to grow their own tomatoes or make their own ricotta. We’re all about empowering home cooks to take control of their food, both where it comes from and how it’s made. So when Williams-Sonoma told us they’d be launching a new line this April to help customers take their food from seed to table, we couldn’t have been more pleased.
Italian immigrants brought new ingredients to Brooklyn—and the America diet.