Forty years ago, Kermit Lynch abandoned the handmade purse industry and opened a wine shop in Berkeley, Calif., and in doing so, became one of the great innovators of the field.
What if you could buy a Granny Smith apple that tasted just like the real deal but wouldn't discolor if left on your plate? Would you care if the apple's genes were manipulated to reduce production of the enzyme responsible for browning?
A new generation of energetic California winemakers has helped bring new attention and respect to some of the old-guard producers whose reputations had been languishing.
I asked Shauna of "Gluten-Free Girl and the Chef" to share some tips on how to manage the balancing act of cooking for family gatherings when some folks are following a gluten-free diet.