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Whole Foods Is Banking on Rotisserie Chicken

Meeting demand for the roasted bird is a key part of grocery store’s business “A chicken for every pot.” That’s the line the Republican party used in 1928 to promise Americans who voted for Herbert Hoover a time of ease and prosperity. Show More Summary

16 recipes for cookies, cake and other gluten-free desserts

We've compiled 16 great recipes to satisfy your sweet tooth, from milk chocolate truffles to granola bars, carrot cake with ginger frosting and more, perfect for Gluten-free Wednesday. noelle.carter@latimes.com @noellecarter

For Killer Steak au Poivre, Divide and Conquer

Classic steak au poivre is a simple dish of seared peppercorn-crusted steaks with a creamy pan sauce. The secret to the best results? Start by encrusting the steaks on only one side.

Seeded Multigrain Crackers

I love my trusty DSLR camera, but it weighs a ton, and lugging it even around my kitchen when I’m baking means I’m not as nimble as I’d like to be. (I’m a baker, not a photographer, as several people noted regarding my previous post.) So I treated myself to a new camera and am getting to work on making the pictures here more casual....

Long-awaited Red & White Wine Bar now open in Bucktown

It’s taken some time, but Red & White Wine Bar is finally open. Quietly opened to the public on Jan. 4, the spacious, European-style wine bar adjoins the 10-year-old retail space of the same name. Don’t expect to see the same bottles, though. “Nathan has cellared and stocked cases of precious,...

Hot Reuben Dip

I’m from Omaha, Nebraska, where the Reuben sandwich was born (sorry, New Yorkers), and I grew up eating this classic sandwich. I’ve had it in the homes of my mother, grandmothers, aunts and uncles. I’ve also consumed plenty of Reubens...Show More Summary

Thousand Island Dressing

If the craving for a Reuben sandwich strikes or you need a “secret sauce” for your next burger, you probably have all of the necessary ingredients around to make this quick, creamy and delicious dressing. Continue reading "Thousand Island Dressing" »

Starbucks Is Testing a Cashless Store in Seattle

Plus, frigid temperatures in Texas are keeping the line at Franklin Barbecue surprisingly short Because paper money and metal coins are so last century, Starbucks is now testing a cashless store in Seattle. The cafe is only accepting mobile payments and credit or debit cards. Show More Summary

The Noma Team Served Bugs at Justin Timberlake’s Album Party

Ants, grasshoppers, and kelp were on the menu Pop star Justin Timberlake is rebranding himself as a “man of the woods” right now — and those woods, apparently, are the ones surrounding Copenhagen fine-dining destination Noma. Last night,...Show More Summary

Butter Tarts!

Sara Bonisteel wrote about the history and practice of the Canadian treat, which is worth making tonight.

The Question Mark Chaxi

For this week's tea class, Ms. Zhang came up with this Chaxi for a high mountain Oolong from Qilai. Since she doesn't have a dedicated Chabu, she thought of using her grey 'meditation blanket' and a purple fabric on top. The material and color of these 2 fabrics is very suitable for a cold winter day. Show More Summary

How to turn tabbouleh into a hefty wintry dish

Food writer is a job description that’s easy to digest. Everyone, it seems, eats. Cocktail in hand, chitchat in air, I’m rarely met with blank stare. That’s a luxury few astrophysicists share. And yet, misconceptions abound. Food writing springs from an affinity, not an affliction. Consider the...

Basil Hayden's adds rye with a hit of port, but don't call it flavored whiskey

Basil Hayden’s Dark Rye is a duck-billed platypus of a spirit that’s a combination of Kentucky rye, Canadian rye and California port. At first glance, you might dismiss it as a flavored whiskey, such as Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey Liqueur or Jim Beam Kentucky Fire Whiskey. But that’s not quite...

Tea Trend of 2018: The Death of Direct Trade

yesterdayFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

In 2016 I forecasted that the major trend of the year would be “transparency” for the tea industry. This time in 2017 I was writing a series on Sustainability in the tea industry as I believed Sustainability was the major trend for the year. These trends gave way for the … Continue reading ? The post Tea Trend of 2018: The Death of Direct Trade appeared first on T Ching.

3 Stars Southern Belle

The post, 3 Stars Southern Belle, first appeared on The Barley Blog. I’m a sucker for a good brown ale, especially as the weather has gotten (and stayed) quite cold as of late. Southern […] The post, 3 Stars Southern Belle, first appeared on The Barley Blog.

Buffalo Fritters, Vegan Shashuka, Winter Panzanella

Pack your bags!Your tastes buds are on the International Express this week!Favorite dishes from North Africa, Korea, Morocco, the Middle East, Italy, China, and Mexico included! (Plus New York & Louisiana). You won’t believe how easy it is to make these traditional meals.In minutes!Or how tasting them transports you to somewhere else. Show More Summary

5 Yummy Cabbage Recipes to Use Up All of That Winter CSA Produce

iStock/trait2lumiere If you subscribe to a CSA or frequent your local farmer’s market, you’re probably running out of cabbage recipes to try – but there are still plenty of ways you can bring out the best in winter crucifers. iStock/LauriPatterson 1. Show More Summary

Green Flash pulls out of 32 markets

Green Flash Brewing, which operates breweries on both coasts, announcd it withdraw distribution from 32 states and reduce its workforce by 15%. “We were doing pretty well close to the breweries, and in some strategic markets we had some strongholds, but we had a lot of territory that was in pretty steady decline,” co-founder Mike […]

Lyft-branded beer comes with ride discount

Rideshare company Lyft is collaborating with a Chicago brewer to produce a beer that comes with a discount for future rides. Five Star Lager, made by Baderbräu Brewery, will be available only in select Chicago bars. “This is the first partnership of its kind for Lyft and we believe the combination of Baderbräu’s beer and […]

Blue Moon creator leaves MillerCoors

Keith Villa, who wrote the recipe for Blue Moon Belgian White in 1995, is retiring from MillerCoors. “While I am stepping away and retiring from MillerCoors, this company will forever hold a special place in my heart,” Villa said via a statement. “Over the last 20 years, I have witnessed the growth of Blue Moon […]

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