Archive For The “Politics” Category

Chinese Chastise Calvin Trillin

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Chinese Chastise Calvin Trillin

What’s the latest beef about Calvin Trillin? It had better not be Szechuan…

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Barbara Massad: Soup for Syria

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Barbara Massad: Soup for Syria

Buy Soup for Syria and help refugees

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Syrian Aid: Soup for Syria

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Syrian Aid: Soup for Syria

Help Syria: Love Soup

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José Andrés Bumps Trump

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José Andrés Bumps Trump

Rally around José

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The Trouble with Chicken

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The Trouble with Chicken

Dangerous pathogens in our poultry?

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BBC News Popup: Conflict Kitchen

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BBC News Popup:  Conflict Kitchen

BBC News “PopUp” video journalist Benjamin Zand reports on how the Conflict Kitchen kicked up controversy and brought antagonists to its table to break bread and talk. Enjoy!

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Resistance: War on Bacteria

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Resistance:  War on Bacteria

Not all germs are created equal

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Let’s Move: White House Easter Egg Roll

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Let’s Move: White House Easter Egg Roll

Let’s Move Eggs

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America Cooks with Chefs: How the 800 Calorie Challenge Works

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America Cooks with Chefs:  How the 800 Calorie Challenge Works

Hear chefs Tony Mantuano and Mary Sue Milliken talk about how they will approach America Cooks with Chefs: The 800 Calorie Challenge. Listen for a little bravado and bluster as each chef contemplates competitive aspects… (This is a a new joint initiative between the Clinton Foundation and the James Beard Foundation.) Enjoy! Chef’s Challenge from…

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America Cooks with Chefs: The 800 Calorie Challenge

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America Cooks with Chefs: The 800 Calorie Challenge

The Clinton Foundation and The James Beard Foundation team up

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Dannon Yogurt: Cochineal

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Dannon Yogurt: Cochineal

Don’t let food activism become fanaticism

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Disco Soup with Feeding the 5000

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Disco Soup with Feeding the 5000

Energizing people to think about food waste.

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Chefs Move to School: Katie Button in Asheville

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Chefs Move to School:  Katie Button in Asheville

Mother and daughter at Claxton Elementary

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Michelle Obama: Songs for a Healthier America

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Michelle Obama: Songs for a Healthier America

Michelle Obama is making a video

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Washington DC: Singapore Food Day

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Washington DC:  Singapore Food Day

A taste of Singapore that could inspire young minds

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A Place at the Table

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A Place at the Table

Directors Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush feel we need to know something here in the United States of America: one in four children — 50 million people — have no idea where or how they will get their next meal. Their new film, A Place at the Table, talks to three people: Barbie, a mother…

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Year of the Child: Martha Payne

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Year of the Child:  Martha Payne

The kindness of children…

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Jamie Oliver Magazine North America

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Jamie Oliver Magazine North America

Will there be more Jamie in the USA?

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Chefs for Obama Part II

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Chefs for Obama Part II

13 reasons to support the president’s reelection

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Michelle Obama: Kids’ State Dinner

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Michelle Obama: Kids’ State Dinner

Kids come up with lunches to meet their high standards and the governments’

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Jose Andres on California’s Foie Gras Ban

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Jose Andres on California’s Foie Gras Ban

Jose Andres ask to end the ban

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TakePart on California’s Foie Gras Ban

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TakePart on California’s Foie Gras Ban

TakePart provides a video about the debate that rages over California’s foie gras ban. “Chefs and animal-rights advocates have vastly different opinions about foie gras,” says TakePart: “Where do you stand?” Learn about the Coalition for Humane and Ethical Farming Standards (CHEFS). CHEFS proposes that farmers raise birds in a cage-free environment to lower stress…

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Family Circle Magazine’s Presidential Cookie Bake-Off

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Family Circle Magazine’s Presidential Cookie Bake-Off

What can chocolate chips tell us about First Ladies?

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FIRST LEGO League: Global Innovation Award

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FIRST LEGO League: Global Innovation Award

Who is going to solve our food safety problems? Talented kids.

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BBC: 25TV’s Ghalia Mahmoud

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BBC: 25TV’s Ghalia Mahmoud

A maid turned cook turned politician?

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