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Slow Food USA Blog

Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”

Into the Deep End

Oct. 17, 2014

Many of the 200 plus delegates from the USA to Terra Madre and Salone del Gusto have set off to Italy as they being the adventure of a lifetime. One of them, Devin, has her first taste of what’s in store - and she is liking what she’s finding.

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Long Island Oysters and Life Lessons

Oct. 9, 2014

Food writer Eugenia Bone recalls the glory of Long Island Oysters plucked fresh from the ocean, and shares a delicious recipe for fried oysters from her recent book The Kitchen Ecosystem.

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Bearing the Banner of Traditional Cheese

Sep. 25, 2014

What will be the fate of traditional cheese? Will Roquefort be gone forever? What about cheeses aged on wood? What about raw milk cheese? To the dismay of cheese enthusiasts everywhere, questions continue to mount … but support is out there.

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Honeys on the Ark of Taste, A Sweet Defense of Biodiversity - Part Three

Sep. 25, 2014

After tracing the role of bees and humans in preserving honeys from the Ark of Taste, Kate learns first hand how bees create biodiveristy in urban agriculture. Will an urban produced honey be the next to join the Ark of Taste?

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Interview with Sam Fromartz, author of In Search of the Perfect Loaf: A Home Baker’s Odyssey

Sep. 23, 2014

Sam Fromartz’s book In Search of the Perfect Loaf: A Home Baker’s Odyssey was recently published by Viking and it’s already causing a stir. Fromartz, who is editor-in-chief of the Food & Environment Reporting Network, sat down to discuss the book with Slow Food USA.

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