Plus: Christina Tosi’s empire expands into the grocery store, a record-breaking pumpkin, and new food words added to the dictionary.
There are plenty of tricks to ripen an avocado, but it turns out the best option might also be the easiest. All you have to do is put your avocado in the windowsill and let the sun work its magic for a day! [Slate]
Do you have dreams of visiting Christina Tosi’s cult-favorite bake shop, Milk Bar, but live too far away from one of her stores? Well, you’re in luck. Tosi plans to expand her empire into the grocery store, which means everyone can get a taste of the good stuff. [Eater]