Favorites from This Week (So Far) on Food52:
- Your new favorite cupcake is full of zucchini, gluten-free, and topped with a dill frosting. We're serious.
- The innocent tomato sandwich that launched a thousand tweets in backlash.
- Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg: The unlikely but wonderful cooking duo is back (!) with a VH1 cooking show tentatively called "Martha and Snoop's Dinner Party."
- Save your corn husks from the compost bin! They'll make your corn soup better and brighter.
- Design firms take a turn at furniture in new collabs with IKEA, West Elm, and Madewell.
What We're Reading Around the Web:
- A surprisingly large part of the presidential campaign trail? What's for lunch. Dan Pashman of The Sporkful talks about "the perils of eating" for candidates and political reporters. (Okay, okay, this is a recording, not a read.) [WBEZ Chicago/NPR]
- Speaking of perils of eating, what has the tech boom—and its money—done to the Bay Area's food scene? [New York Times]
- And speaking of the Bay Area, a success story from Tartine, which has outgrown its original bakery and is expanding into a new space and new ventures: Think ice cream, a restaurant with all-day service, its own mill, and more fresh bread than ever. [Lucky Peach]
- A trip to the Mister Softee headquarters in New Jersey, and a look at the beloved truck's history. [Mashable]
- What if milk could last... forever? A tastier alternative to shelf-stable boxed milk could hit grocery stores soon. [Good Food]
What are your reading this week? Share a link in the comments below.