- JAMIE OLIVER SAYS, “HELLO FRESH”: It’s a movement that’s been sweeping the nation: food delivered to your home, but it’s not take out. Fresh ingredients come with a recipe card in a box at your doorstep, so you can make healthy meals at home without the fuss of shopping at the store. If you haven’t heard of these services yet, check out Plated, Blue Apron and Hello Fresh. Speaking of Hello Fresh, celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is teaming up with the company to offer up healthy recipes you can easily make at home, The Daily Meal reports. Oliver says, “For me, HelloFresh makes cooking from scratch even easier. Their delivery of ingredients straight to people’s doors is a hugely convenient way for everyone to try my recipes.” And if you buy his boxes, some of the proceeds go to a great cause too! Check out all the details here.
2. CHICK-FIL-A‘S GOING GREEN: Well, by adding kale to its menus, per se. Don’t want the waffle fries? You can substitute chopped kale and broccolini, tossed in a maple vinaigrette, topped with dried cherries and a mix of walnuts and almonds for a whopping 94 cents, Grub Street reports. But why now? Read on, here.
3. PATTI’S SELLING MORE THAN PIES NOW: So you may have seen the man who made Patti LaBelle’s sweet potato pie a hot seller at Walmart. If you haven’t, click and watch this video. There was even a Cooking Channel special with this guy and Patti. Well, Grub Street‘s now saying Patti is adding two more desserts to the mix, this time it’s all about the cake. Learn more, here.
5. “THE GRINDER” AT JFK AIRPORT: So you know how you can’t bring certain foods through the security checkpoint at the airport? There’s a fascinating process as to how airport officials go through and get rid of all of this illegal food, Foodbeast reports. It goes through “the grinder” at JFK airport in NYC. Check out the story and video, here.
And finally, the bonus. The Golden Doughnut.
This is real. Real gold.
BuzzFeed Food says there’s a restaurant in Brooklyn, NY selling a doughnut that has champagne icing and covered in 24-karat gold flakes. And it will cost you a mere $100, too.
You gotta see more of this, here.