This Week in Food: The Pig Genome Project, Grinding Your Own Flour and Wasting Tryptophan

Don’t keep a constant eye on what’s happening in the food world? Don’t worry, Foodie Underground has you covered with a weekly roundup of all the food-related links you could ask for. Consider it your recommended weekend reading.

Want better bacon? The Pig Genome Project comes to the rescue. Via NPR

A martini, a White Russian and tequila like you’ve never seen them before. In other words: under a microscope. Via The Telegraph

Ready to DIY the shit out of your life and grind your own flour? Williams Sonoma to the rescue. Don’t say we didn’t warn you. Via Grist

You must eat three square meals a day… or do you? The history behind breakfast, lunch and dinner. Via BBC

Tryptophan this: Americans will toss $282 million of uneaten turkey into the trash this Thanksgiving. Via NRDC

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