Work Week Round-Up: August 8


Every week at Foodsided we try to bring you the best food related content on the internet.  This week is no different.  From fast food to gourmet cooking, we have you covered.  It’s the Work Week Round-Up for August 8th.

What To Watch Out For In Small Batch Whiskey

Small batch and micro-distilled whiskey are now all the rage.  All small batch whiskey is not created equal, though.  This article from NPR will give you useful insight into some distillers tricks and trade secrets.  It also offers a helpful buying guide and a few recommendations.  Cheers.

More from Food News

When Is Generic Food Just As Good As The Name Brand

There is a lot of money to be saved if you bought only generic foods.  Unfortunately, there can also be a lot of lost taste.  Sometimes it really maters that you buy name brand food, sometimes it doesn’t.  Chef’s weigh in on what to buy generic on and what to spend the extra money on.

Food Has Come A Long Way Since The 90’s

I was born in 1980 and have a lot of memories related to food as a child.  This nostalgic list of what Americans were actually eating in the 90’s will transport you back in time, and make you glad we evolved past Hammer Pants and Lunchables.

Gluten Free Mac and Cheese

If you suffer from celiac or gluten intolerance like my family does, you know the pain of missing some staple foods like good pasta and bread.  Mac and Cheese is especially hard to make well without wheat pasta.  This twist on Mac and Cheese will give you another option for comfort food without causing your taste buds or stomach to hate you.

6 Ways To Enjoy Watermelon

Watermelon is delicious, and in season right now.  It tastes amazing, refreshes on a hot day, and looks beautiful on a plate.  But what can you do with it, besides just cutting into slices? This article from the Huffington post gives six ways to enjoy the fruit that will hopefully inspire you to think outside the box.

What other food related news would you add to the list?