2014-05-23 Fabulous Friday Finds

Remember this from Scooby-Doo? Actually it's an old diving suit at the Seacoast Science Center at Odiorne Point
Remember this from Scooby-Doo? Actually it’s an old diving suit at the Seacoast Science Center at Odiorne Point

Even though sometimes trying new things can have unexpected results these days, I (Denise) still like to think I want to try new things. So I was interested in this Serious Eats Field Guide to Asian GreensNow if I could get my hands on some of them. 

And since sesame is now a thing which means no tahini (you should see all the tahini and sesame seeds I gave Mary Kate, haha), I found this recipe for Garlic Hummus Without Tahini.

Have you been seeing the “gluten sensitivity doesn’t exist!” headlines? I haven’t really, but then, my friends and family don’t spend a lot of time sending me quippy internet articles. Molly does a great round-up of the actual science behind the headlines, but also provides a link to the full study. I haven’t read it yet, but I plan to this weekend.

Denise and Mary Kate both have an addiction to Penzey’s, and hence, way way too many spices for reasonable storage. These storage solutions are all kind of cool, and yet none of them seem to accommodate an entire catalog of spices.

Hope you all have a great weekend!

    1. Yeah, the gluten article I kept seeing was on freaking Business Insider, as if they have any clue about science, with the utterly contemptible, inaccurate, and BS headline “Researchers Who Provided Key Evidence For Gluten Sensitivity Have Now Thoroughly Shown That It Doesn’t Exist”. I figured I didn’t need to send that to you.

      1. Your not sharing, in that case, was particularly ideal. But “gluten-free” foods are a huge sector in food marketing, so there is a business connection there. Not that a lot of “gluten-free” food is actually safe for anyone with celiac or NCGS, but it does sell well as a “latest food fad” sector.

      2. Argh! Yeah, that’s one of the headlines I hated too. Thanks for linking to my post, Mary Kate. One of the frustrating things is the fact that this study came out, like, a year ago, and suddenly everyone’s jumping on it as if it were new because they read the Real Clear Science article. Some people actually are calling it “a new study,” and I’m like, “Uhhh, no. The study’s not new; you’re just late.” But…whatever, Internet.

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