The meaning of life is a rutabaga. --Garrison Keillor
By: Chef Joe George
This dog days of summer are a memory. It’s time to batten down the hatches for the cold months. And if you’re a person who likes to cook and eat by the seasons using local ingredients, this may mean getting...
By Chef Peter Martin
As a young chef, I read countless cookbooks to expand my knowledge and help me develop my own style of cooking. While I have many favorites there are probably only a few that really helped to truly define me as a chef. One of those books was Steven Raichlen’s “The...
Krups KM 8150 12-cup Programmable Coffeemaker
Donated by EverythingKitchens.com
Reviewed by: Brook Elliott
About 45 years ago came a revolution in American coffee making habits. Melitta made a big splash with its drip coffee making system.
It was a simple concept. Hot water would slowly ooze...
Breville Je98xl Juice Fountain Plus Juicer Reviewed By Peter Martin
Donated by www.everythingkitchens.com
I recently had the opportunity to try out the new Juice Fountain Plus juicer from Breville. I had been contemplating adding a juicer to my kitchen for awhile now as part of my plan to...
Reviewed by: Chef Peter Martin
Juice Fountain Plus
Manufactured by Breville
Donated by www.everythingkitchens.com
Retails for $139.99
I recently had the opportunity to try out the new Juice Fountain Plus juicer from Breville. I had been contemplating adding a juicer to my kitchen for...
By Peter Martin
"Oh the weather outside is frightfulBut the fire is so delightfulAnd since we've no place to goLet it snow, let it snow, let it snow"
Sammy Cahn's lyrics are sung countless times over the holiday season, and as lover of the winter season I couldn't agree more with his words, but...
Story and photos by Becky Billingsley
Long ago somewhere in Italy's southern coastal instep it became tradition to celebrate Christmas Eve with a long multi-course dinner to symbolize waiting for the birth of Baby Jesus. Today the Feast of Seven Fishes is enthusiastically continued by...
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For those of us who love fine food, cooking is an art...
Chris took a break out of his busy schedule to tell Jeremy Emmerson, what we can expect to see!
J.E - Tell us about your new show (what's it about).
C.C - Chefs vs. City is a combination of amazing race meets your stomach, five challenges per city, complete the challenges first, and finish...
Carla Hall, chef and owner of Alchemy Caterers here in the Washington, D.C. area, was a finalist on the Bravo’s, “Top Chef: New York.” Hall is a graduate of Howard University's Business School with a degree in Accounting. From 1989 until 1991, Hall lived in Paris, Milan and London and strutted...
Click here to go to the Q&A forum with Sara Moulton
Chef, Cookbook Author, Television Personality
One of the hardest-working women in the food biz, Sara Moulton has been juggling multiple jobs for years. Admired by millions as the host of "Cooking Live," "Cooking Live...
Gale Gand is the executive pastry chef and partner of the renowned four-star Mobil, five-diamond AAA, Relais & Chateaux Relais-Gourmand restaurant Tru with culinary partner Rick Tramonto. She was recognized in 2001 as Outstanding Pastry Chef of the Year by The James Beard Foundation and Bon...
ChefTalk invites chefs, cooks, bakers, culinary students, home cooks, and all food lovers to participate in the first annual digital photography contest, Foodies’ Food Eyes. The competition, open to all interested in the creation of food, challenges you to use your perspective to capture your...
Soybeans are one of the world's most important crops. Soy, like wheat and corn, plays a substantial role in feeding large numbers of people throughout the world.
Soybeans have been part of the Chinese diet for at least 5,000 years. Indeed, many Asian countries have been consuming a wide range...
It is a common misconception – even among top chefs and foodservice professionals – that all cheese is alike and can be treated as such. The truth is every cheese is unique, and how you handle and store it greatly affects its overall flavor and quality.
The Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board and...
So you know how it tastes, but do you know anything else about Sauerkraut?
What is Sauerkraut?
Sauerkraut is cabbage that has been fermented in salt.
Where did the word Sauerkraut come from?
The word Sauerkraut means “sour cabbage” in German.
Who invented Sauerkraut?
Credit the Chinese for the...
Every year homemade ice cream causes several outbreaks of Salmonella infection with up to several hundred victims at church picnics, family reunions, and other large gatherings. From 1996 to 2000 (the latest year for which surveillance was completed), 17 outbreaks resulting in more than 500...
Tarragon is an herb which had many aliases in days of old. Just to name a few:
Wormwood (one of the "bitter herbs" of the Bible)
Dracunculus (Latin, means a little dragon)
Dragon Mugwort (English)
Herbe au Dragon (French)...