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ICYMI on The Bittman Project, Plus Links

Published June 17, 2022

It’s been a packed week

We kicked off the week with 14 Ways to Eat a Zucchini, followed by Kayla Stewart’s incredible Juneteenth podcast. Then we had a Wednesday ode to socca from Mark and on Thursday, a moving piece from Mike Diago on how raising a son has led him to question his cultural traditions, specifically in regard to eating meat. Read on for more.

This Week on The Bittman Project

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14 Ways to Eat a Zucchini
While there are plenty of squash blossoms at farmers markets and in restaurants, we’re starting to see actual zucchini, too. And while it’s not the most beloved vegetable, zucchini has a lot going for it. It’s firm enough to stand up to all cooking methods, tender enough to eat raw, quick-cooking, and amenable to all kinds of flavors…
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Juneteenth
“If you look into any dish that’s part of American culture — frying is a cooking technique that came from West Africa — and you’ll see that history in any American dish, you can look through the components and see the cultures that brought that here, and that is celebration. That is acknowledging the people who didn’t get love for the work that they did…
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Socca Is an Addiction
I first went to Nice in 1992. It was a charmed trip to eastern Provence, filled with Matisse and lavender and sunlight and … socca. Someone — I wish I could remember who – said, “You can’t go to Nice without getting socca – central outdoor market, every morning…
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Reconsidering My Meat-Eating Legacy
I’ve never held more influence over someone than I do over my son. I’m far from perfect and it’s disquieting to consider that everything I model will be absorbed. One night at the dinner table last summer, I realized my son would be a vegetarian if I stayed out of the way — to his, and everyone else’s benefit — but I was absolutely in the way. I barked at him the way my father once barked at me when…
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Start your journey to eating less meat this weekend. Mark guides you through four weeks of delicious dinners to help you #eatlessmeat.


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