Techniques

10
Mar
It's the best bite of any sandwich—the one with the glob of mayonnaise winking at you from underneath some crusty bread. Mayo is best friends with tomato and the key to a classic casserole. It's [...]
5
Feb
On the obsessive quest for deep, rich, nuanced, and new flavors in the kitchen, where do you go when everything has already been cooked, composed, and talked about? Where do chef-explorers turn whe [...]
21
Jan
Sometimes the secret's not just in the sauce. It's in the murky, funky, umami-ful, not-so-attractive gunk that's left behind when the sauce is processed. Just ask Levon Wallace, Louisville chef of [...]
21
Jan
Sometimes the secret's not just in the sauce. It's in the murky, funky, umami-ful, not-so-attractive gunk that's left behind when the sauce is processed. Just ask Levon Wallace, Louisville chef of [...]
10
Jan
Tennessee and Kentucky are the Spain and Italy of the United States ... at least when it comes to ham. These states known for their superlative pork product output are part of the Ham Belt. Though [...]
18
Nov
 Whether raising a stein at a boisterous hall in Munich or perched atop a bar stool at your local watering hole, beer in the belly has [...]
12
Nov
 Chocolate can be so damn good it’s primal. But no one has ever lost their mind over a Hershey’s bar—or for that matter most of American [...]
31
Oct
Hippocrates prescribed vinegar as a panacea. The British used vinegar as an antiseptic during the Bubonic Plague, and Cleopatra dissolved precious pearls in a carafe of vinegar and drank it to prove that she could consume a fortune in a single meal. [...]
31
Oct
Hippocrates prescribed vinegar as a panacea. The British used vinegar as an antiseptic during the Bubonic Plague, and Cleopatra dissolved precious pearls in a carafe of vinegar and drank it to prove that she could consume a fortune in a single meal. [...]
13
Sep
What debt could Korea possibly owe Cristoforo Colombo—icon, hero, villain, explorer, “discoverer” of the Western World? In a rather surprisingly straight-forward fashion, Colombo is responsib [...]