Links We Love: Oreo’s 100th Birthday, Cassoulet, and More

A look at what we're reading, cooking, and clicking this week.

• This year, the Oreo cookie turns 100 years old. To celebrate, Kraft is launching a worldwide campaign, accompanied by the release of a limited edition cookie, the Birthday Cake Oreo. New York Times

• The cassoulet, a classic French stew that dates back to the 14th century, has a long and storied history. Wall Street Journal

• LA-based sushi legend Kazunori Nozawa is retiring after roughly 5 decades. Filmmaker David Gelb put together an intimate video of Nozawa in action. Bon Appetit

• This entertaining infographic tells the story of ramen, with a few choice recipes. Hack College

• Food writer Josh Ozersky waxes poetic about Lodge’s cast iron skillet, a kitchen essential that just gets better with time. Time

• An eclectic take on the grilled cheese, this recipe incorporates pickles, old aged cheddar, spicy mustard, and crispy potato chips. La Buena Vide

_Photo: Cassoulet by Jonathan Caves/Flickr___