Here are our favorite food links from around the web this week. We hope that you enjoy them too, and have a wonderful 4th of July weekend!


An awesome red, white, and blue ombre cake for your July 4th festivities.

Move over, Kindle. Amazon is making and selling its own baby food, its first private-label food product.

Interesting: Pepsi is adding aspartame back to its diet sodas.

The best foods for bad PMS.

Oh no! The FDA says that we should stop eating raw cookie dough for real! (And it’s not about raw eggs.)


How cute is this wall art up in Chip and Joanna Gaines's new Magnolia Bakery?

How cute is this wall art from Chip and Joanna Gaines’s brand new Magnolia Bakery in Waco, Texas? (And—great news—they’ll ship your cupcakes anywhere in the US.) (h/t Country Living)

Must read: A thoughtful look at the implications of diner slang.

The most brilliant job resumé ever. (Hint: It involves chocolate.)

The truth about the expiration dates on your food.


A clever red, white, and blue burger at Dinner at the Zoo for the 4th of July.

A clever red, white, and blue burger at Dinner at the Zoo

30+ recipes for your 4th of July cookouts.

The ultimate 4th of July recipe guide.

Red, white, and blue cocktails and mocktails.

And, a fascinating look at 4th of July food, from 1776 to now for foodie historians like us.