Pleasure in Pain of Chilies
"Turning homegrown habaneros into hot sauce is cause to celebrate the human capacity to enjoy such tasty pain"
Late summer is chili harvest time, the perfume of roasting chilies, the delightful, painful fruit of plants of the genus Capsicum being turned into salsa, hot sauce and...
Read more: A Perk of Our Evolution - Pleasure in Pain of Chilies; nytimes.com
"The best kind of friend is the one you could sit on a porch with, never saying a word, and walk away feeling like that was the best conversation you've had." ~Author Unknown (quotegarden.com)
Delightfully yours, Food Meditations
Smoke likes spice. Spice likes smoke. They like being naughty and nice together...
Read more: Smoke Signals: The glory of Hatch chiles; washingtonpost.com
Spicy, hearty and delicious, of all the cuisines of Asia, Uyghur food may be among the least known in the West...
Read more: Tired of Chinese, sushi and Thai? Try Uyghur; theglobeandmail.com
April Bloomfield taught us to eat everything. t’s four o’clock on a Thursday in the barroom of the Breslin, a grand meaty pub with animal heads and...
Read more: Of Pig Snouts and Headcheese; nymag.com
Simple Little Trattoria
A non-celebrity chef's journey to open a new restaurant, after 17 years cooking professionally and 11 as a chef in New York City...
Read more: From Pigs to Pasta: Hopes and Fears of a New York Chef; theatlantic.com
a.k.a. ancho chiles (when dried), one of the most commonly used chiles in Central Mexican cooking...
Read more: Recipes using poblano chiles; finecooking.com
Middle Eastern Purée
Breaking down the bean dip to its elements, you can create your own in any flavor and with any bean...
Read more: How to invent the next hummus; salon.com
More on Rick Stein Cooks - BBC; youtube.com
The "usual" time for the Golden Delicious is coming and going quickly. Don't postpone that picking trip...
Read more: Apples are in early: Time to pick, take a bite and cook; cleveland.com
From the Mixer
~ Encyclopedia of spices; theepicentre.com
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