Done right, gravy is creamy, rich, and glorious. Getting there? That's the challenge. Sure, you could fuss over your roux until it's perfectly golden and lump-free -- but we think you've done enough heavy lifting for one holiday. Who's going to know if you cheat a little? Enter croissants.
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.
I think my over-all view is that what we do has such importance and relevance that it will prevail, in a way analogous to the way that young love has such importance that it will always find a way.
It's not every day that you get to try food prepared by a Top Chef winner. But attendees at this year's Plate by Plate got to do just that when Chef Hung Huynh, the winner of Top Chef Season 3, served them an exclusive dish for the evening's tasting benefit.
Paula Deen is at it again, posting a racist photo of herself as Lucille Ball and her son, Bobby, as a brownfaced Ricky Ricardo. The public is outraged. Is this the end of Paula's reboot?
Flowers, chocolates, perfume -- it's what most of us give the moms in our lives on Mother's Day. But why be conventional? After all, moms have many lives -- they work, they travel, they lead. Get a gift for the woman she is besides a mom.
This weekend the biannual magazine Cherry Bombe hosted their annual conference in NYC to celebrate woman in food across the globe and all niches of the food industry.
Imagine a world where the celebrity faces that were missing from the ad campaigns today were gone forever because of something routine, like a hemorrhage, that could have been managed in a hospital setting or with an experienced midwife.
Start with a food competition show, add a talented cook, stir in some drama and charm and you've cooked up a new celebrity chef. Is that enough for success in the highly competitive restaurant business?
Home to Liberty State Park, the iconic Colgate Clock and some of the most anticipated art and culinary projects in the tri-state area, today's Jersey City has shed its industrial identity and now oozes collaborative vibrancy.
The opening party for Siena Tavern -- in the iconic 404 Washington Avenue space on South Beach, former home of China Grill -- was one of those crazy, eclectic parties where you saw people you haven't seen for years.
Filming in Chris Pandel's kitchen at The Bristol for the upcoming Dinner Party was just plain fun. Relaxed and unassuming, Pandel just might be one of...
A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) in Hyde Park, NY, Leah's first position in a New York City kitchen was working for celebrated chef David Burke at Park Avenue Café.
On October 16, chefs Stephanie Izard of Girl and the Goat and Little Goat (Chef of the Year), Gale Gand of Spritz Burger (Pastry Chef of the Year), Mi...
Boston is my home now and that's the best justification I have for writing about the 12th season of Bravo's Top Chef, which premiered this week with Beantown as backdrop. Why else would I torture myself like this?
Winner of the third season of "Top Chef," chef Hung Huynh is the executive chef of trendy Manhattan restaurant Catch.