Reading Material 01.22.16

Wilbur Scoville invented the way we measure hot peppers’ spiciness, Vox. It is the 151st birthday of Wilbur Scoville. Turns out his scale for measuring the heat of peppers had nothing to do with food at all. Supplements and Safety, Frontline, PBS. Watch a report on the lack of regulation in the vitamin and nutritional supplements industry….

Reading Material: 11.20.15

Some of what you could be reading: 450 illegal tamales from Mexico seized at LAX and ‘incinerated’ (not steamed) – LA Times. My reaction: Noooooooooooooooooo! Truck Full of Domino’s Pizza Dough Crashes, Dough Rises Across Road – Eater. Also: Noooooooooooooooooo! America’s Test Kitchen Founder Chris Kimball Leaves Show and Dana Cowin Stepping Down as Food & Wine Editor – NPR…

Reading Material: 08.14.15

A little bit of the funny side of food writing: Ordering Pizza Online is When you Let your Freak Flag Fly, Hillary Pollack, via Munchies. …just as how in space no one can hear you scream, on the internet, no one can see your true gluttony. We order more and are more picky about our order online….