BY Kari Belsheim in General on Dec 07, 2012 |
Average consumption of meat has nearly doubled in the past fifty years, and the U.S. is second only to Luxembourg for amount of meat consumed. With such a huge meat market, you would figure we would be more careful about quality control. Unfortunately, the industry is rife with abuses against farm animals, the environment, and our health. Pink slime, anyone? Thankfully, there is Certified Humane, a program started by Adele Douglass that certifies the humane ... Read More
BY Erika W. Smith in Eat Me on Nov 30, 2012 |
At the BUST Craftacular, all that shopping will make you hungry for a snack….and when it does, you’ll want to turn to Jessy’s Pastries. Jessy’s Pastries makes Peruvian pastries called alfajores as well as savory empanadas.Jessy Nahmias, the Jessy of Jessy’s Pastries, grew up in Lima, Peru and moved to New York City at the age of 17. She writes, “Along the way, just like any good pastry, a fusion of my Peruvian roots and my ... Read More
BY Maggie Carr in Eat Me on Nov 21, 2012 |
It’s not truly the holiday season until I’ve downed enough truffles to feed a family of five, and I’m super excited to get that ball rolling with Chickpea and Olive’s delightful vegan treats. In flavors like almond, coconut, and saffron, they make a great gift for the veggie or vegan chocoholic in your life.
Proprietors Daniel Strong and Danielle Ricciardi are best known for serving up delicious vegan cuisine made from seasonal, ... Read More
BY Brittany Houlihan in General on Nov 18, 2012 |
Nothing says holiday goodness quite like unique sweet treats! Whimsy & Spice is a wonderful bakery founded in 2008 in Brooklyn, NY. Wife and husband team Jenna Park and Mark Sopchak, combine their skills to create delicious treats.Cardamom Marshmallows!
Some of the treats include shortbread cookies, biscotti, brownies and bars, marshmallows, sandwich cookies, and drop cookies! YUMMY!!!!Hazelnut Whisky Sandwich Cookies!
They started selling ... Read More
BY Erika W. Smith in Crafty on Nov 16, 2012 |
Are you sick of Hallmark schmaltz but not ready to give up on greeting cards? Do you love food and laughter? Of course you do!For greeting cards without the sap, check out SupergrEAT Greetings, cards for people with good taste. These silly greeting cards are all food themed, with greetings like “I love you more than meatballs” and “We make a great pear.” They’re great for a giggle — and if you’re stumped for a present, ... Read More
BY Erika W. Smith in General on Nov 15, 2012 |
It’s time to get excited, because the BUST Magazine Holiday Craftacular is almost here!
The 8th annual BUST Magazine Holiday Craftacular and Food Fair will take place on Saturday, December 1 and Sunday, December 2 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 82 Mercer St. in SoHo, New York City. There will be over 200 vendors, and you can look forward to gorgeous handmade crafts, delicious food, craft beer, DJs, and raffle prizes. It’s the perfect time to buy ... Read More
BY Bridgette Miller in General on Oct 22, 2012 |
Yikes! Applications for the BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair Holiday 2012 close this Friday, October 26! We're still looking for cool crafters and fab food vendors, so don't miss your chance:
And do us a solid-- post the link for applications on your blog/Twitter/Facebook/etc. (We know you have talented friends!) Once again, that link is: ... Read More
Once upon a time, there was a snack made out of dried meat. This snack was magical, because it prevented spoilage, and therefore prevented the people of the kingdom from getting sick or hungry in times of trouble. The people rejoiced! Over time, however, a bunch of people decided that this snack needed to take over the world. The only way to do this, in the small minds of these puny people, was to appeal to both men and women, separately (not just humankind in ... Read More
BY Kaitlin Cole in Eat Me on Sep 27, 2012 |
The Chocolate Swirl is an amazing dessert company founded by Lisa Bracigliano.
Some of the yummy treats include brownie pops, truffles, cakes, and cupcakes.
They come in a huge variety of delectable flavors including chocolate butterscotch ripple, red velvet, cookie dough, coffee, and toasted almond, among others.
If these pictures are making your mouth water, The Chocolate Swirl will be at the BUST Magazine Craftacular at World Maker Faire, ... Read More
BY BUST Magazine in Eat Me on Sep 19, 2012 |
Forget tasteless tofu dogs: this collection of plant-based recipes proves backyard barbeques need not be dominated by meat. Better yet, the ingredients here are found at any grocery store—no specialty vegan pantry required—and the recipes are so simple it’s easy to make several courses on a single grill.
At a recent barbecue, friends devoured the scrumptious slip-n-sliders, garbanzo-bean-based burgers flavored with spices and soy sauce. ... Read More