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Remember the episode of Friends were Ross gets so repulsed that Susan has tasted Carol’s breast milk? Joey and Phoebe taste Carol’s milk while Ross remains completely horrified: “There's nothing wrong with it. I just... I just don't think breast milk is for adults.” Miriam Sun opened a four-day store in late April retailing cheese made from breast milk called The Lady Cheese Shop. Read More
Everybody loves Jamie, Gordon, Emeril and Mario, but food isn’t a boys club by any means. While the cult of the celebrity chef has its fair share of males, the contributions of women to American food are undeniably important in shaping our food culture and community. Last week Gourmet listed their top 50 women in food, from Julia Child leading the list to Julie Powell rounding it off. The list is informed from an American perspective but includes important foreign imports like Clotilde Dusoulier, Madhur Jaffrey
 and Harumi Kurihara. Read More
At the BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair, you can do more than just buy awesome clothes and accessories to make your friends jealous, you can also help save the world! This year, Farm Sanctuary has joined us again as a non-profit partner. Farm Sanctuary was founded in 1986 with the mission of working to protect farm animals and promote a vegan lifestyle with the long-term goal of changing the view farm animals are viewed by society. They combine rescue, education, and advocacy to help meet these goals. Read More
In addition to 100+ craft and food vendors, DJs, goodie bags, raffle prizes, and food trucks (phew!), the BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair is thrilled to host book signings by two amazing chef-authors! At 3 PM, Erin McKenna, founder of popular vegan bakery BabyCakes, is signing her cookbook BabyCakes Covers the Classics: Gluten-Free Vegan Recipes from Donuts to Snickerdoodles. Get the secret to BabyCakes' perfectly baked donuts in this collection of 50 delicious recipes with a healthy, modern edge. Read More
Last Saturday, I attended Hot Bread Kitchen's Women Bake Bread, an all-day artisan bread workshop led by NYC's premier women head bakers. Hot Bread Kitchen is a non-profit organization that helps low-income and immigrant women learn the necessary skills to launch food businesses and find positions in food manufacturing. About 50 aspiring bakers and bread lovers attended this fantastic event, which was packed with hands-on workshops, demos, and tastings.During the roundtable discussion, the bakers encouraged more women to get into the "noble profession" of bread baking. Read More
You've probably eaten a cupcake, but you've probably never eaten a cupcake as unique as one of Robicelli's creative concoctions. Matt and Allison Robicelli -- pastry chefs who used to work at fancy restaurants -- are trying to marry the mindset of a pastry chef with the affordable cupcake to bring "crazy delicious food to the average Joe." Robicelli's has a rotation of over 100 flavors and counting, but they're bringing one of their most popular and unusual cupcakes, the Chicken n' Waffles, to the BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair this Saturday, May 21 at 82 Mercer St. Read More

Rain! Rain! Go Away!

BY Eileen Milman in Eat Me

Here in NYC, we have been getting some terrible rainy weather. It has been gray, bleak and miserable. The May flowers are wilting and rotting in the May showers, and I haven't even gotten a chance to rock my new booty shorts...Yesterday, I got a day off from the super-market I work at when I'm not interning for BUST. (Oh! The glamourous life of a cashier! What up product codes? How ya doing coupons?) When I found this out, I envisioned myself being productive, doing chores I've been putting off, cleaning my room...  Unfortunately, none of this happened. Read More
I recently stumbled across this recipe on Mouth From the South for chocolate chip cookies with..wait for it..bacon in them! As a longtime fan of all things salty/sweet and desserts with sea salt, I was instantly intrigued. My friend and I decided to test this recipe out and see how our (and other office BUSTies) taste buds would react. We weren’t entirely faithful in the recipe because, while, I found all the different kinds of chocolate needed, the forms were different. Read More
Do you love baking and wrestling? Here is a unique chance to combine your passions!  Bake and Destroy, a Chicago-based blog we featured in our recent food issue, is now accepting entries for the second wrestling-themed online bake off—SugarSlam. She’s looking for wrestling-themed baked goods of any kind. They don’t have to be decorated, they don’t have to be made from scratch, and they don’t even need to be that delicious. Your wit and creativity are what matter most. Read More
On May 1st, where did you eat lunch? It was Sunday, so I ate mine at home, in the living room in front of the television. But for a select group of people, an artful meal was served on the subway by the supper club and experimental culinary event host A Razor A Shiny Knife. On the L line diners were served six courses as the train moved from Manhattan to Williamsburg. At each stop more food was brought aboard, so the timing had to be perfect for the delivery of hot food, especially since the dishes served were no simple feats. Read More