April Fulton http://ketr.org en The Martini: This American Cocktail May Have An International Twist http://ketr.org/post/martini-american-cocktail-may-have-international-twist There's no cocktail more distinctly American than the martini. It's strong, sophisticated and sexy. It's everything we hope to project while ordering one.<p>Baltimore-born satirist H.L. Mencken is said to have called the martini "the only American invention as perfect as the sonnet." But is the martini perfectly American? Maybe not entirely.<p>So in honor of <a href="http://www.punchbowl.com/holidays/national-martini-day">National Martini Day</a> on Wednesday, we decided to dig into the drink's muddled past.<p>The history of the martini is a murky one. Wed, 19 Jun 2013 15:28:00 +0000 April Fulton 38859 at http://ketr.org The Martini: This American Cocktail May Have An International Twist How To Make A Chinese New Year-Worthy Potsticker http://ketr.org/post/how-make-chinese-new-year-worthy-potsticker Even though he estimates he's made hundreds of thousands of them, Scott Drewno says pork potstickers never get old. Fri, 15 Feb 2013 19:47:20 +0000 April Fulton 33267 at http://ketr.org How To Make A Chinese New Year-Worthy Potsticker Whole Foods Founder John Mackey On Fascism and 'Conscious Capitalism' http://ketr.org/post/whole-foods-founder-john-mackey-fascism-and-conscious-capitalism <strong>UPDATE at 12:35 p.m., ET, Jan. 17:</strong> Many of you wrote in to tell us you were taken aback by Whole Foods top executive John Mackey characterizing the health law as fascism in an NPR interview, and apparently, he's feeling a little sheepish.<p>About three minutes into his otherwise amiable chat with <em>CBS This Morning</em> hosts on on Thursday, Mackey <a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50139170n">walked back</a> his comments in response to a direct question from Norah O'Donnell:<p><blockquote><p>"Well, I think that was a bad choice of words on my part ... Wed, 16 Jan 2013 08:26:00 +0000 April Fulton 31953 at http://ketr.org Whole Foods Founder John Mackey On Fascism and 'Conscious Capitalism' Food Waste Is Overwhelming. Here Are Five Things People Are Doing About It http://ketr.org/post/theres-too-much-food-waste-here-are-five-things-people-are-doing-about-it The food world is buzzing today about the latest news on just how often we waste perfectly good food. And we admit, the statistics are pretty depressing.<p>About 40 percent of food in the United States today goes uneaten. The average American consumer wastes 10 times as much food as someone in Southeast Asia — up 50 percent from Americans in the 1970s. Yet, 1 in 6 Americans doesn't have enough to eat, says the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Wed, 22 Aug 2012 21:38:00 +0000 April Fulton 25930 at http://ketr.org Food Waste Is Overwhelming. Here Are Five Things People Are Doing About It Discarded Food Cans Turn Into Canvas For British Street Artist http://ketr.org/post/discarded-food-cans-turn-canvas-british-street-artist <strong></strong>Those eyes grab you first. Only after a couple of beats do you realize you're looking at the painted bottom of a flattened metal can left on the street, and not some mysterious fairy.<p>These can art people come from the imagination of a British artist known as <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/mydogsighs/">My Dog Sighs</a>, who has left a piece of art on the street for someone to find every Friday for the last 10 years.<p>Above, check out a small sampling of some of his work. Below, he talks with The Salt about where he gets those cans and his funny name.<p><strong> Wed, 18 Jul 2012 19:42:00 +0000 April Fulton 24173 at http://ketr.org Discarded Food Cans Turn Into Canvas For British Street Artist