Julia Child Now Available on iPad; Hunger Costs the U.S. Billions Annually


The e-book version of Julia Child’s seminal Mastering the Art of French Cooking was released for the iPad this week.
[NY Times]

The cost of hunger in the U.S. was $167.5 billion last year, due in large part to the recession and slow recovery.

Cheese geeks still love talking about affinage, the careful practice of ripening cheese. But not everyone is drinking the Kool-Aid.
[NY Times]

Nestlé Purina PetCare launched a commercial in Europe for its Beneful pet food that features a high-pitched sound that only dogs can hear.