A Pizza Parlor in Your Kitchen by Noelle Carter (LA Time): How to build a brick oven -- within your own oven -- to bake crisp, blistery pizzas. Definitely a "try this one at home" proposition.
Out of the Wild by Peter Jamison (SF Weekly): Iso Rabins scours the countryside around the Bay Area to put together "community supported forage" boxes with mushrooms, greens and fruit. Someone please forward this link to Jeremy Faber of Seattle's Foraged & Found.
Oh, god. It's not enough to plant a garden. Now Bill Niman (founder of Niman Ranch meats) wants photo ops of Michelle Obama chasing White House chickens. Here's a tip, Bill: That's never going to happen.
But also in the new Atlantic Food, A-list nutritionist Marion Nestle posts this provacative little link to a journal article whose co-authors, one a researcher in obesity prevention and the other an anti-smoking researcher, call Big Food the next Big Tobacco. Them's fighting words.
Last, and least, Cake Wrecks -- which, one year in, still makes me laugh -- recently discovered a new species of cupcake in the wild. It travels in schools. Lumpy, googly-eyed schools. (Bonus link: More evidence of Cake Wrecks' greatness.)