In my WWU (Weekly Wrap Up), I compile some of the latest trends in the food industry, breaking news and cool things of interest. It’s all about the baking, cooking and general shenanigans brought to you live from the world wide web.
Here’s this week’s lineup:
Info: Cobbler, Crumble or Crisp?
It’s delicious fruit and pastry, so who cares what it’s called! But knowing the actual difference between a crisp, crumble and cobbler could mean the difference between awed dinner guests or your family. Be in the know and find out what makes a crumble a crumble, and why each one is deliciously unique. Read more.
Shenanigans: Lusting After Chocolate
Just staring at the chocolate chip cookie above is making me want to bake up a batch right now to savor that same melty goodness. If you don’t have the time for that and just want to stare longingly at the most appealing ways to indulge in chocolate, than I have your remedy. Indulge now.
News: Do We Need a Food and Drink Museum?
In today’s day an age we’re seeing a major food revolution taking place. Chefs have become our celebrities, whole cable channels are dedicated to food, and there’s millions of sites dedicated to culinary adventures. It’s no surprise that one group, armed with a puffing gun, will tease the people and visitors of New York City to what they hope will be a big hit, a museum dedicated to food and drink. Read more.
Travel: A Food Truck Park in the Least Likely of Places
Food trucks are becoming the new fast food, a major trend that’s only picking up more and more traction worldwide. It should then be no surprise that Disney World is building a new location specifically dedicated to food trucks. Embracing the creativity of chefs and Disney alike, it sounds like an ever grander time at Disney. Read more.
Tip: Removing Grease Stains
You’ve done everything you can to avoid bacon grease on or around you like the plague. Yet without fail, it seems to have gotten the better of you as you cook breakfast in your Sunday’s finest. When will you learn? Faced with a grease stain that won’t relent, there is actually a beaming light at the end of your greasy trail down your shirt. Read more.
Product: Drink Drone Delivery Bot
You’ve tried teaching Fido or Fluffy how to fetch you a beer, or make you a cocktail. After all, if someone on YouTube could do it, why couldn’t you? But then the reality of your hyperactive not so attentive animal sets in. What will you do when you don’t want to get off the couch AND need a cool party trick for your friends? Never fear. The drink drone (a flying bar tending robot) can mix your drink, assess the calories in it, and even deliver it straight to you. Learn more.
Product: Smoked Chocolate Chips
Bacon and chocolate is so last year. Now the new trend is smoked chocolate of all things. Using the technique of cold smoking, chocolate takes on a new nuance of flavor that could lend itself as the perfect addition to summer barbecues and haute cuisine from your very own kitchen. Learn more.