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Call In Show: Peanut Butter and Honey in Montana, Popcorn in Ottawa, and Macarons in China (Ep 111)

Dan Boyce from Montana Public Radio calls in to recommend a novel way to prepare a peanut butter and honey sandwich, plus a caller in Ottawa extols the virtues of day-old popcorn, and a woman who lives in China offers a semantic rant about macaroons and macarons. Photo: Flickr CC / ladylinoleum

Talking Craft Beer on Canadian Radio

I had a great conversation about craft beer on the CBC radio program Q this week, triggered by their interest in the recent Slate piece I wrote about "beer sommeliers." At the end, host Jim Brown tries to draft me into something of a stop the hops campaign. Will I stand for malty sweetness or defend the bitter beauty of

Sporkful Eater Earns “A”

A while back, a Sporkful caller asked us for help with a school project. We can't claim much, if any credit, but it turns out they got an A! Check out their project here, which uses design and technology creatively to rethink the eating and drinking experience. In short, this ain't no normal table. Very cool stuff - best wishes

Behold the Chip Buddy

Part of our vision for The Sporkful has always been to create a clearinghouse for innovations in the field of eating. Some day we hope to bring all this collective knowledge together to found Sporkful University, motto: Ruminate, Masticate, Promulgate.  With these lofty aspirations, you can imagine that it's especially fulfilling when we get emails like the one we received recently

Canadian Cannelloni: The View From Your Laptop

From Lindsay in Surrey, BC, Canada.12:40pm: Leftover (from last night) spinach and ricotta cannelloni and leftover (from breakfast) iced coffee. The cannelloni recipe I have is enough to fill a square glass baking pan and an extra rectangular one. The square one we have for dinner, the extra ends up split into leftovers for a few people the next day. I'm

The View From Your Laptop: Carrot Muffin In Toronto

This submission comes from Sarah... 9:48 am, Toronto, Canada. Picture was taken with my iPhone in front of my work computer. It's a carrot muffin I made. Nutritious and delicious! This is the second time that I made them, they were better than the first and way more nutritious than the first time as well. /dan