Come and Get It: 11.3.15
It’s November already, folks. That’s intense. But you know what’s great? Baking and cooking when the weather gets chilly. I adore it. I’m in bread baking mode. And otherwise, there’s BreadHive.
- My friends Donnie Burtless and Christa Glennie Seychew embark on a new podcast venture, Grain of Salt. You can hear the first one here. It’s sure to share a ton of breaking food news and help you get to know people in the local restaurant scene.
- I just found out I’ve been missing delectable looking croissants from Butter Block, which are sold in the White Cow Dairy shop on Lexington Avenue. On it!
- Big Fuss 4.0 takes place on Wednesday, Nov. 12, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. For $35 you can support an amazing farm in need, Prudom Farms, and enjoy local favorites The Black Sheep, Black Market Food Truck, Bourbon & Butter, CRAVing, Elm Street Bakery, Lafayette Culinary Center, Lloyd, Nickel City Cheese, Ristorante Lombardo and Toutant. Plus, bask in amazing company, beats from DJ Cutler, a silent auction and delicious beverages. It’s one of my favorite food events of the year.
- If you find yourself in New York City, do yourself a favor and eat one of these for me. Totally gluttonous and amazing. Sigh.
- Here’s a fascinating read about the journey of WD-50’s former pastry chef as he heads into his next gig at Noma in Copenhagen.
- If my dad had Pinterest and saw that I discovered this recipe for Italian apple cake, he would freak out that I hadn’t made it for him yet.
- I love soup in this weather. Do you love potatoes, garlic and bacon? Silly question, right? Check this out. Definitely making it!
- I forgot about this recipe and I can’t wait to make it for my husband.
- Sometimes PureWow has really fun recipe ideas. This “self-frosting brownie cupcake” is going on my to make list.
- I heard an interesting interview on NPR this week featuring a writer’s quest for the epitome of bread. The creator of the popular Chewswise blog documents his 2009 assignment to work in a French boulangerie and subsequent travels through America and Europe to learn bread history and science while perfecting his award-winning recipes in his new book, “In Search of the Perfect Loaf: A Home Baker’s Odyssey.”
- Here are some cookbook recommendations from The Kitchn. We had the pleasure of dining at Pok Pok over the summer while in Portland, Oregon, so I’m going to pick up that book soon. If you have a cookbook lover on your holiday list, these are some solid ideas.
- As you prepare for Thanksgiving, this may be handy. Check out this is rather cute, quite helpful guide on how to make a pie crust from Melissa Clark. I approve!