Pyttipanna (Links for the Week of April 12, 2020)

Pyttipanna: Swedish for “small pieces in a pan.”

Image: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

  • Despite assurances that supplies are ample, food isn’t getting to many who need it during pandemic crisis
  • Milk dumped and veggies mulched as store shelves stand empty
  • Farmers are essential workers, and they’re having a hard time staying virus-free
  • First egg shortages, and now a dearth of bacon
  • Restaurant critic on the “secret sauce” that earns a restaurant “classic” status
  • The conspiracy behind hollow chocolate bunnies revealed
  • Some grocery outlets using pandemic as excuse to gouge self-isolated retirees
  • Best ways of cooking veggies for maximum immunity boosting
  • In some parts of the U.S. more people are getting food assistance from schools than food banks
  • And food-insecure Italians are getting food assistance from the mafia

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