Ever wonder just how many calories are in that triple-dip ice cream cone you just documented on Instagram? Wonder no more — Google is working on technology to analyze photos to estimate the caloric value of the foods pictured. Sounds a little crazy, a little magic — and ultimately pretty awesome.
We all hit ruts where everything we cook suddenly feels boring and uninspired — even, apparently, Tamar Adler. But she has some advice for falling back in love with food: Remember what you love. She says, "If it’s hot dogs or cinnamon toast that reminds your heart that it can be moved by food, then make them."
Tomorrow is a food holiday I can really get behind. It's National Doughnut Day!
Fun food fact: Traditionally celebrated on the first Friday in June, this food holiday was established in 1938 by the Chicago Salvation Army to honor the women who served doughnuts to the soldiers during WWI.
A new tax bill has been proposed that will reduce the taxes for both large and small distilleries. If passed, the taxes for the first 100,000 gallons of liquor produced at all distillers will drop from the current tax rate of $13.50 per proof gallon of liquor to just $2.70. After the first 100,000 gallons, the tax rate will be $9.
We're big fans of Yotam Ottolenghi here at The Kitchn, and we shared several of his recipes and thoughts about lunch last month. But NPR snagged a chance to visit the Ottolenghi test kitchen, where his team was currently testing recipes for Nopi: The Cookbook.