To pick the right cut of beef for every occasion, we’ve put together a guide explaining how the USDA grades beef and what it really means when a steak or beef roast is labeled Prime, Choice, or Select.
Running a restaurant at the forefront of a fair wage campaign can feel like traveling through a long dark tunnel.
Lots of food companies use the word natural to describe their products, but what does natural really mean and can it help you eat healthier?
For Dan, moving his cafe from accepting tips to not accepting tips can feel like jumping off a cliff.
What kind of impact could we have if everyone used their Super Bowl parties to have fun and fight hunger?
To be a better baker Darrold Glanville needed the best flour he could find, his search for better flour led he and Marty to start Sunrise Flour Mill.
At Butter, we try to be a daily advertisement for efforts to build community and restore our earth through the connections we make with each other, our food, and the world around us. Now, more than ever, this seems like a counter-cultural message.
Living in an urban area, we may not always realize how much groundwater we lose to runoff. Since restaurants are big water users it’s important to see what we can do at Butter to help keep our water clean.
At the beginning of the year, I did what most Americans do; I made a resolution to clean up the food in my kitchen and to eat better. Over the next few months, I will be writing about the big ideas in Bittman and Pollan’s books and sharing how I’ve brought them into my kitchen.
Cooked, a new documentary by Michael Pollan and Alex Gibney on Netflix is a beautifully filmed series about the role cooking plays in what makes us human.If you’re interested in seeing a show about food where you actually learn something new and are entertained Cooked is worth watching.
Recently I was teaching a group of people I work with what organics, GMOs (genetically modified organisms), rBST, artificial flavors, and colors are and why we are starting to talk about them as a company. My purpose was not to scare anyone or to take a political stance; I just wanted to share facts.
I’ve been thinking about what it means to have a regional cuisine and where they come from. It can be a touchy subject coming from Minnesota and the Midwest, especially when everyone thinks our regional cuisine is hotdish and lutefisk.
What does the FDA’s (Food and Drug Administration) ruling that artificial trans fat is not generally recognized as safe (GRAS) for use in human food mean for what we eat?
Even though eggs are one of the most versatile ingredients, it seems like people often wonder if eggs are good or bad for them because of their high cholesterol content.