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The Weekend Baker: A Holiday Gift Suggestion

Jamie Schler | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Jamie Schler

As an avid reader as well as baker, cookbooks are a constant envie and the truly obvious gift for the person who spends so many hours of each day in the kitchen.

The World's Best Ham: It May Be $150/lb But It May Be Worth It

Rozanne Gold | Posted 02.08.2012 | Home
Rozanne Gold

More than 20 years ago, I had one of those taste epiphanies, the Proustian kind, where, embedded in your brain is a memory, an aroma, a texture and a story.

Sicilian Pistachio Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Marilinda Hodgdon | Posted 02.06.2012 | Home
Marilinda Hodgdon

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Food Lover's Guide to Wine

Rozanne Gold | Posted 01.29.2012 | Home
Rozanne Gold

In a frenzied and scholarly approach, the team scoured the country for the best sommeliers from coast to coast, where they gleaned insights and secrets from dozens of cellar zealots who cumulatively represent decades of training and experience.

A Gluten-Free Recipe For Brownies

Jamie Schler | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Jamie Schler

My own biggest critics, my sons, couldn't eat these fast enough and I found them the most delicious pan of brownies I have ever made -- and I have certainly made my fare share!

If You Want to Gobble Your Turkey

Rozanne Gold | Posted 01.21.2012 | Home
Rozanne Gold

Today I offer several gifts for your Thanksgiving table. It is, after all, the one holiday that begs for you to be at the table -- not in the kitchen -- and so some stealth planning and creativity are required.

Tastes Of The Week

Rozanne Gold | Posted 01.16.2012 | Home
Rozanne Gold

This pumpkin soup has an air of the West Indies about it, with its earthy flavors of ginger, scotch bonnet, pepper, celery, thyme and sage (often found in "jerk" recipes.)

Fast Track: Cars and Food

Rozanne Gold | Posted 01.11.2012 | Home
Rozanne Gold

In my 35 years as a professional chef, I have come to know a lot about food. But I know nothing about cars and so was especially interested in the riveting juxtaposition of great chefs and great cars at a dinner celebrating the 125th anniversary of the automobile.

Tastes of the Week: Notes From Napa Valley

Rozanne Gold | Posted 01.07.2012 | Home
Rozanne Gold

The take-away from three days and nights at the Culinary Institute of America's food conference -- "World Casual: The Future of American Menus" -- comes the notion that the food of tomorrow will be a big mash-up of tastes and flavors all on one plate.

Chopra and Vongerichten Talk Food

Rozanne Gold | Posted 01.04.2012 | Home
Rozanne Gold

The other night, there was an unorthodox kind of culinary happening. Deepak and Jean-Georges, two men famous enough that we're all on a first-name basis with them, created a four-star recipe for the launch of Vongerichten's newest book.

WATCH: Snail Farming Goldrush?

Posted 12.31.2011 | Small Business

There's gold in them thar...snails? There's a booming new business in Bulgaria; heliciculture, or snail farming the BBC reports. In a country cons...

Tastes of the Week

Rozanne Gold | Posted 12.31.2011 | Home
Rozanne Gold

While I really like eating at home best, there is nothing quite like sharing an excellent meal with a friend. At lunch, three hours seems to be the golden rule for maximum pleasure. Dinner is nothing short of four.

Legends in Hospitality: The Power in Front (Of-the-House)

Rozanne Gold | Posted 12.28.2011 | Home
Rozanne Gold

Twenty years ago hardly anyone knew the name of a chef in a restaurant. Status and power belonged to the guy at the door (rarely was it a woman). That was who you needed to know and, more vitally, who you wanted to know you.

8 Homemade Halloween Treats

Food52 | Posted 12.25.2011 | Home
Food52

Nothing puts the "treat" in "trick-or-treat" like homemade candy for Halloween. Here are six kid- and parent-friendly confections.

Popcorn and Patriotism

Rozanne Gold | Posted 12.20.2011 | Home
Rozanne Gold

Advertising mogul Alan Blum, along with creative director, Charles Herbstreith, conjured up the idea -- five snack foods, each honoring one of the branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. The hope? That America's veterans will have better opportunities to return to civilian life.

Fast Food Review: KFC's Cheesy Bacon Bowl

The Huffington Post | Erik R. Trinidad | Posted 12.20.2011 | Home

Many fast food chains are jumping on the bandwagon to offer “healthier” options for their customers in this food-conscious world we live in. Howev...

9 Stews To Keep You Cozy This Fall

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 12.19.2011 | Home
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Cozying up with a bowl of stew is our favorite way to spend a drowsy fall weeknight evening. Most stews are one-pot meals, and most get better with time -- genius!

Haute Indian: Why Here? Why Now?

Rozanne Gold | Posted 12.17.2011 | Home
Rozanne Gold

For decades in New York, Indian food traditionally has been burdened with a reputation for being "cheap and cheery," and its restaurants are largely confined to pockets of "curry ghettos" around the city.

Marc Vetri: A Culinary Bodhisattva

Rozanne Gold | Posted 12.11.2011 | Home
Rozanne Gold

Vetri is the real deal: a philanthropic, guitar-playing, accomplished, brilliantly modest chef who owns three restaurants, has two cookbooks, runs a million-dollar foundation, and by happenstance embodies the "six perfections" that a Bodhisattva must generate.

Food Court: Winners And Losers Of The Week

Food52 | Posted 12.10.2011 | Home
Food52

In which Shelly Peppel and Fran Brennan, the editors of Food52 News, pass judgement on the week's top food news.   • Winner: The man...

Chocolate Dirt: Is It Art or Is It Dinner?

Rozanne Gold | Posted 12.07.2011 | Home
Rozanne Gold

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The Disappearing 'Pause Déjeuner'

Jamie Schler | Posted 12.07.2011 | Home
Jamie Schler

In a country where the cuisine is part of their national patrimony and mealtime is a national treasure, that leisurely hot meal in the middle of the day was crucial to the well being of an entire country.

Rooftop Garden: Sweet Potatoes

Richard Temtchine | Posted 11.29.2011 | Home
Richard Temtchine

Sweet potatoes. Healthy food. Good for parents and children alike. Easy to cook, inexpensive, taste delicious and offers all the nutritional value you and your children can and will benefit from...

5 Chocolate Trends That Are Here to Stay

Menuism | Posted 11.14.2011 | Home
Menuism

By Kate Steffens, Chocolate Expert for Menuism.com Image used under a Creative Commons license by snowpea&bokchoi. 1. Kind Chocolate Many people a...

New Orleans And The Whole Food Blogging Thing

Jamie Schler | Posted 11.09.2011 | Home
Jamie Schler

As the food blogosphere became more and more saturated, the world of food blogging began to close in upon itself, creating its own community, its own rules and ethical standards, its own hierarchy and ruling class.