Quinta do Noval have lately become known for what the English wine trade describe quaintly as ‘eccentric’ declarations. They released a vintage Port in 2013, for example. Now they’ve released 2015. It’s not a surprise, because 2015 was a really good vintage, and I’m surprised more people haven’t declared it. Of course, these days there’s [...]
This article was originally posted to T Ching in July of 2014. Along with Oscar Wilde, I am a firm believer that “Nothing succeeds like excess.” While it is doubtful that he was referring to the imbibing of tea, or cake, for that matter, I like to believe that he … Continue reading ? The post Blast from the past: Tea time two appeared first on T Ching.
Chinese-food and culture writer Fuchsia Dunlop tackles common misconceptions about cooking Chinese food at home in this week's episode of the Special Sauce podcast with Ed Levine.
The post, Maine / Stone DaySlayer, first appeared on The Barley Blog. It’s been a while since I’ve crossed paths with an India Pale Lager (IPL). To tell you the truth I though that […] The post, Maine / Stone DaySlayer, first appeared on The Barley Blog.
Middle Eastern restaurants that focus on freshness and quality of ingredients have been proliferating in places like London (Ottolenghi and Honey & Co.) and in the U.S. (Glasserie and Zahav) over the last few years. And now, we’ve got a spate of new ones arriving in Paris. The foods of the Middle East had mostly been relegated to kebab and falafel stands, but new places are...
Ingredients:for the meatballs:2 lb 90% lean ground beef1 medium zucchini, grated and squeezed dry1 clove garlic, grated1/4 cup finely grated pecorino romano1/3 cup bread crumbspinch nutmeg1 eggsaltpepperfor the sauce:1 onion, chopped2...Show More Summary
An announcement by local health officials that they have identified at least 60 people who became sick after eating at a Chipotle Mexican Grill location in Virginia this past weekend combined with a viral video of rodents in a Dallas location Thursday to drive the company’s stock to a four-year low. At least one of... Continue Reading
James Marsden, top food safety official for Chipotle Mexican Grill, and Dr. Elisabeth Hagen, who joined the Denver-based burrito chain’s Food Safety Advisory Board in January, met on June 1 with top officials at USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. Hagen was USDA under secretary for food safety from 2010 to 2013. Her return with Marsden... Continue Reading
It’s fair season, and a new crop of parents is taking excited youngsters to county and state fairs across the country so they can see the farm animals. Not only see them, but pet them as well. Maybe even kiss them. Stop right there, many veterinarians and fair directors will say. Before heading to the... Continue Reading
Ever feel like there's that one cocktail that just speaks to you? It just might be your perfect zodiac match. And, hey, even if you don't read your horoscope every day, it doesn't hurt to find a new go-to cocktail recipe for every occasion. Show More Summary
Meet your new favorite pineapple cocktail that tastes exactly like a pink Starburst: the Regents Royale. This Instagram-worthy cocktail recipe is courtesy of Day Drinking: 50 Cocktails for a Mellow Buzz by Kat Odell ($11), so yes, you have permission to drink this on the beach or on the patio all day long. Show More Summary
It might not be sweater weather yet, but we're already dreaming about cozying up with a mug of this mulled wine. This recipe for Glühwein, aka German mulled wine, is from Day Drinking: 50 Cocktails for a Mellow Buzz by Kat Odell ($11), and it's guaranteed to become your go-to cocktail for entertaining through the holiday season. Show More Summary
At first glance, you'd never guess this glass of "red wine" was made with a secret ingredient: beets! The drink is actually a tea-based mocktail meant to resemble red wine, but it can easily be made alcoholic with a splash of grappa, an Italian grape-based brandy. Show More Summary
How to season cast iron and carbon steel pans In this video I compare using Sheryl Canter's Flaxseed oil method (21 hours of seasoning) to old school method (any cooking oil and 2 hours of seasoning)To clean my pans, I use Bar Keeper's...Show More Summary
John McCain is being urged to persevere based on strength of character, a quintessentially American approach to thinking about health.
If you've seen a single episode of The Great British Baking Show, your mouth has watered at the contestants' fabulous English cakes, tarts, and biscuits, and you've fantasized about making impressive confections of your own. Look no further. Show More Summary
A post shared by ??KT The Disneybear (@ktthedisneybear) on Jul 20, 2017 at 1:01pm PDT We're sorry to cause extreme cravings for a Disneyland trip, but this news deserves your attention! There's a brand-new cup themed after It's a Small World, and it's one of the cutest freakin' things Disney has ever released. Show More Summary
This week, I’m getting back on track after a major site redesign that affected my posting schedule a bit. I’m sorry for all the Bites from other Blogs posts that I may have missed over the past few weeks, but I’m approaching 500 posts in this category (that means more than 2000 recipe links...
"Not what I expected!" popped to mind when the prosciutto toast ($9) hit our table at Ella Elli. I'd imagined slices of ham on bread; I'd received a bouquet of curly radishes on top of sourdough smeared with about a quarter-inch of porky paste. The paste reminded me a little of Underwood Deviled...
Intro, the ground-breaking, revolving-chef restaurant that functioned as an incubator for a series of talented young chefs, has closed. Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises announced that the Intro dining room (2300 N. Lincoln Park West) will be renamed Stratford on the Park, and will function as...