Spanish Food Conference

The Culinary Institute of America opened last night what they call the most comprehensive conference on Spanish food and wine ever, marshalling dozens of Spanish chefs and food experts in the awesome Greystone campus in the Napa Valley. It’s headlined by Ferran...

Dogs

Since I was young I’ve been eating a very special hot dog made by the Vienna Beef company in Chicago.  In August, I combined my immersion into the world of charcuterie and the emulsified forcemeat and my love of the uniquely American sausage popular at...

diane’s balls

Diane wrote:It was a rainy, cold Vermont morning, so, after sharing an almond croissant, a pecan sticky bun and a blueberry muffin, Al and I proceeded with the "cooking of the balls" experiment.  Per your suggestions, we tried “balls done two...