Here are some of our favorite food links from around the web this week. We hope that you like them, too.


The making of a David Bowie cookie or, technically, a Ziggy Stardust cookie. Totally mesmerizing. (RIP, Starman ?)

If you prefer drinking your sorrow away: Cocktails inspired by David Bowie.

Or, for you Harry Potter fans, a Severus Snape cocktail. (More ?)

Making a Murderer macarons. . .  for simultaneous binge watching and eating? And yes, a little disturbing.

Netflix announces “Cooked,” the new Michael Pollan documentary series¬†and we can’t wait.

Wine pairings for Girl Scout cookies. (Or, if you’d rather, we found¬†beer pairings for Girl Scout cookies, too.)

America’s essential restaurants, 2016.

Chocolate makers fight a melting supply of cocoa. Uh oh.

How big food is using natural flavors to win consumer favor.

Easy, make-ahead smoothie packs that make healthy mornings so much easier.


A super fun recipe for Pink Hot Chocolate. The kids will flip for this! | The Kipi Blog

Well, this is fun: pink hot chocolate! 

Ha: $17 pickles and other confusingly expensive artisanal foods.

Shake Shack’s chicken sandwiches are now available all over the country. (I’ve had one and it’s worth it.)

Meet the 12-year-old ‘Chopped Junior’ veteran with her own TV show.

A conversation between myself and Cool Mom Eats writer, Jane Maynard, in which I spill one of my favorite kitchen tricks.