Welcome to the weekend. Now’s the time to settle into a laid-back rhythm and catch up on all this week’s food news on the web. For your perusal, here’s a curated selection of stories that we’ve been reading this week.
- What’s the secret to perfectly smooth, Israeli-style hummus? The answer (which will surprise you!) involves both hot water and lemon juice. [Serious Eats]
- Watch Emeril prank a bunch of unsuspecting employees at the offices of Bon Appétit, Glamour, and Vogue. The reactions? Priceless. [Bon Appétit]
- A new cookbook touches on what the pope likes to eat and the foods that define the cuisine of the world’s smallest country. [NPR]
- With the weather slowly thawing, it’s time to think spring gardening. Martha offers advice for starting from seed. [The Martha Blog]