sun-dried tomato

March 21, 2011 - 4:12pm
A round-up of food-related articles and recipes we're digging into today.

What we're reading:

What Biggie Smalls' lyrics taught me about food

(Salon) Francis Lam provides witty and hilarious commentary on his relationship with food as shaped by the notorious B.I.G's foodie lyrics.

February 17, 2011 - 8:27am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Sun-dried tomatoes originated when the Italians wanted to store fresh tomatoes over winter. They placed tomatoes on tile roofs in the hot sun to dry them so they could be stored for a longer period of time. Now a staple in Italian cuisine, sun-dried tomatoes are used in many different ways—try them at lunch with manicotti!