Michael Ruhlman: The single biggest problem in home kitchens? Dull knives. Smithsonian Magazine: The Novice's Guide to Venturing Into the World of Craft Beer. Food Republic: Existential Food Questions, Part 1. James Beard Foundation blog: How to make bacon rillettes. Eatocracy: My 8 most stained ... More >>
Felicia Friesema'Wonderful' pomegranate from Burkart Organics at the Hollywood market. The early season pomegranates, piled high in crates like gigantic jewel-toned berries, have arrived at the local markets. Several vendors -- Mark Boujikian Farms, K&K Ranch, Walker Farms, Burkart Organics, ... More >>
In which we highlight the past week in food, either at home or abroad. "The way things are going, we'll probably see a camel-hump truck parked out behind the Brig within a month or two."
If you follow the blog of Anissa Helou - and you should; nobody this side of Paula Wolfert writes better about Middle Eastern food, offal, or Middle Eastern offal - you've read her missives on desert truffles, Gaziantep katmer, and the exotic-sounding salad of purslane, cherry tomatoes, meq ... More >>