Every Wednesday, most major US newspapers include a food section in their daily lineup. To ensure that you're not missing out on anything, I'll keep up with it all and bring you links to some of my favorite stories.
- Imported Spanish ingredients, such as chorizo, serrano ham and piquillo peppers, are the new must have items for Bay Area chefs and home cooks. - San Francisco Chronicle
- Beware of the breakfast wars! Starbucks takes on McDonald's with hot egg-and-cheese sandwiches, while McDonald's promotes new higher quality coffee. - New York Times
- Banana's appeal extends to the Fair Trade movement. Includes a recipe for chocolate stuffed bananas. - Boston Globe
- To help you stick to your New Year's resolutions, Chef Wolfgang Puck offers up a lighter version of Bolognese. - Chicago Tribune
- Trade in your box of chicken stock for an easy homemade version. - Seattle Times
- Farid Zadi shares his passion for North African cooking. I'll definitely be trying a few of these recipes. - Los Angeles Times
- Looks like the little ones are jumping on the culinary bandwagon too. Cooking classes, culinary summer camps and private cooking birthday parties are becoming more popular with the wee ones. - Houston Chronicle