Friday goodies

 Just in time for latkes: Food Editor Ann Taylor Pittman  demonstrates how to pan-fry with less fat and crispy  results–



Lobster a bargain food?–The New York Times




 Best wine for Indian takeout–The Foodinista




Pig tales: Michael Ruhlman shares his odyssey butchering a hand-raised Berkshire pig–



 Conspicuous consumption: More than  half of all people who give  holiday  gifts, give food–NPD Group