A Shift at the Cracker Factory; the Ghost of Gordon Ramsay


• A Nabisco factory in New Jersey no longer lets employees take a few boxes of crackers or cookies home at the end of a shift. On the upside, there are fewer industrial accidents now. [WSJ]

• If you’re still looking for a turkey recipe, Daniel Boulud suggests brining the bird with French spices. [NYDN]

• Joel Berg, head of the New York City Coalition Against Hunger, is taking readers’ questions this week at the Times. [City Room/NYT]

• Gordon Ramsay may not be in the kitchen at his new London venture, the York & Albany, but his scary presence is felt nonetheless. [NYT]