Slow Food USA Blog

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

Strawberry Beaver Dam Chicken Wings

Dec. 3, 2014

This week’s Nose-to-Tailgate recipe features the Beaver Dam Pepper from Slow Food’s Ark of Taste. The complex flavor of responsibly raised chicken really shines when matched with the earthy heat of the pepper and the sweet-sour kick of strawberry rhubarb preserves.

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Go Beyond the Wing: Chicken Fried Chicken Hearts

Nov. 5, 2014

The first in a new series of Slow Meat recipes encouraging more people to explore diverse cuts of meat, this week we highlight the rich, complex and lean flavors of chicken heart. Although procuring chicken hearts is not always the easiest task, this recipe makes it worth the hunt.

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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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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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Vegetable Cooking Challenges from the Slow Food USA Community

Aug. 12, 2014

From a surplus of celery to trouble staying full, chef Deborah Madison is helping us tackle everyday vegetable cooking challenges by responding to questions submitted through our social media community. Read on to pick up some great ideas from one of America’s most experienced and talented vegetable-lovers!

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