2014

Civil Eats Named James Beard Foundation’s 2014 Publication of the Year

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Civil Eats Named James Beard Foundation’s 2014 Publication of the Year

By Naomi Starkman originally published on May 2, 2014 Civil Eats Here’s some good food news: Civil Eats was just named the James Beard Foundation’s 2014 Publication of the Year! The Foundation’s Journalism Committee, said: In judging its Publication of the Year, the Journalism Awards Committee of the James Beard Foundation recognizes a publication that demonstrates fresh direction, worthy ambition, and a forward-looking approach to food journalism. Civil Eats, through its declared passion for “promoting critical thought about sustainable agriculture and food systems,” practices the kind of thorough and fair journalism that helps us make sense of the increasingly complex...

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Your Choice In Utensils Can Change How Food Tastes

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Your Choice In Utensils Can Change How Food Tastes

The Salt PBS originally published June 30, 2013 Being "born with a silver spoon in your mouth" has long been known to have advantages. Apparently, eating off a silver spoon also has its perks — it seems to make your food taste better.That's the word from a group of researchers who've been studying how cutlery, dishes and other inedible accoutrements to a meal can alter our perceptions of taste. Their , published in the journal Flavour, looks at how spoons, knives and other utensils we put in our mouths can provide their own kind of "mental seasoning" for a meal."Some of my...

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