Every Sunday, we round up our favorite food reads (podcasts, and videos) from the week, so you can sit back with that cup of coffee and settle in to catch up on what's happening in the world of food.

Today: The changes cooks in California are taking to reduce water waste, the history of pies in comedy, and the ridiculous cookbooks we can't believe actually exist.

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Here are 7 of our favorite things we read this week:

More: Here are three steps anyone can take to reduce water waste.

  • A tongue-in-cheek illustration on free lunch. [Lucky Peach]

Did you read anything worth sharing this week? Tell us in the comments below!

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AntoniaJames July 13, 2015
The Road to Character, by David Brooks
Paris in the Fifties, by Stanley Karnow
(off the grid, mostly, over the weekend, as usual - a practice I recommend) ;o)