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Hugh Acheson

The Quickest Way To Roast A Whole Turkey

Panna Cooking | Posted 11.25.2015 | Taste
Panna Cooking

In a perfect world, we would be turkey champions. We would remember to thaw our bird days in advance, brine it, maybe wiggle some butter under the skin. But when life actually hands us a 12-pound bird on the big day, we do as Top Chef judge Hugh Acheson does: spatchcock it.

Risotto Three Ways for Spring

Ali Rosen | Posted 05.27.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Risotto is a dish that is often portrayed as time-consuming, but chef, author and Top Chef judge Hugh Acheson thinks the classic arborio rice concoction has a bad rap.

Pickles, Pigs & Whiskey: Big Bad Chef's First Cookbook

Sam Hiersteiner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Sam Hiersteiner

Before I sat down to write about John Currence's new cookbook -- Pickles, Pigs & Whiskey -- I surveyed my brown liquor shelf and found just the right courage: a bottle of Willett Rye with one good pump left in it.

Major Concert Venues Overhaul Concessions To Focus On Local Food

AP | J.M. HIRSCH | Posted 07.26.2013 | Entertainment

-- This just might be music to foodies' ears. One of the nation's premier concert promoters is overhauling its concessions to serve only local produc...

Thanksgiving: Let's Put Global Nutrition on the Menu

ONE | Posted 01.20.2013 | Impact

Despite major progress in areas such as malaria prevention and childhood vaccinations, nutrition is an issue that has historically been overlooked by the international development community.

3 Things 'Top Chef: Seattle' Should Avoid

Maggie Furlong | Posted 11.07.2012 | TV
Maggie Furlong

I had issues with "Top Chef" last season -- a lot of issues -- and though "Top Chef: Seattle" feels like my old favorite reality competition show again, I am still a bit wary.

Guess Who's Joining The 'Top Chef: Seattle' Judging Panel?

Posted 09.19.2012 | TV

The "Top Chef" gang is cooking up a storm in the Pacific Northwest! The Seattle-based 10th season will officially premiere on Wed., Nov. 7 at 10 p....

Who Made The 'Top Chef' Final Four?

Posted 02.09.2012 | TV

The cheftestants on "Top Chef Texas" (Wed., 10 p.m. EST on Bravo) got a few surprises -- some nasty, some nice -- on Wednesday night. First, there...