Salads Full of Weeds; Canning on the Rise


• Weeds like dandelion and purslane may be scorned by gardeners, but they're increasingly popular in salads. [WSJ]

• Increasing interest in slow food has led to a resurgence of canning. [NYT]

• After pressure from consumers, Costco will start accepting food stamps at all its New York City stores. [City Room/NYT]

• New tome Catching Fire argues that cooking is what prompted human evolution. [NYT]

• New York offers a plethora of unusual ice-cream flavors like Red Bull at Golosi and corn at Sundaes and Cones. [NYP]

• P&G; Bar is alive and well in its new space. [NY Barfly]