You can hope and pray that the price of vanilla comes down, or you can look for something else to use, which is what adventurous chefs have been doing.
We got sun-dried tomatoes, we got good pork, we got beer and whiskey, we got ancient maize.
The thing about a sourdough mother is not that it needs looking after but that it brings forth life. And it doesn't need a cute name to do so.
Fraudulent cheese? Not enough fish? Organic fraud? Anti-Asian bias? Potentially kosher pig? Shocking news.
A giant haul of food and agriculture goodies, all of which show that things are neither just nor simple.