The Queen of Wild Mushrooms
"Chanterelles are the light to porcini's dark—pheasant, not beef. White wine, not red. Porcini are muscle, chanterelles finesse"
How to approach the delicate, meaty chanterelle. A forager explains how to dry them, pickle them, sauté them, or even use them to make infused vodka...
Read more: The Queen of Wild Mushrooms; theatlantic.com
"Tell a man there are 300 billion stars in the universe and he'll believe you. Tell him a bench has wet paint on it and he'll have to touch it to be sure." ~Murphy's Law
Delightfully yours, Food Meditations
You might not think this time of year could be filled with coveted first-of-the-season treats...
Read more: Fresh Off the Press: Olio Nuovo; slashfood.com
Party success tips
Building a 20-plus-year career in the industry working as a personal chef, caterer, educator, and salad dressing manufacturer...
Read more: Key to dinner party success: Keep it simple; nationalpost.com
Food for thought
The weirdest, strangest, most impressive diets and other food stunts...
Read more: Are You Going to Eat That?; newsweek.com
Celebrity Chefs as Bobby Flay, Emeril Lagasse, Hubert Keller, Marcus Samuelsson join the burger wars...
Read more: Bring On the Fat, Bring On the Taste; wsj.com
When the business began
Where did the idea for the shop come from? What makes your cake decorating studio special?...
Read more: Confessions of a cake decorator; walesonline.co.uk
Thanksgiving's autumnal palette
~ If you're looking for a way to enliven the holiday table yet keep things traditional, you need only include more of the Americas...
Read more: The All American Thanksgiving table; washingtonpost.com
~ food52's Best Non-Pie Thanksgiving Dessert; bonappetit.com
~ The A to Z Guide to Sides; boston.com
Fish and seafood
Where, either dressing, stuffing, or filling predominates as the term used to describe a delightful side dish...
Read more: Dressing? Stuffing? Filling?; about.com
Daniel Boulud, chef-owner of several award-winning restaurants, the Kingpin of the NYC culinary scene, tells us what he’s loving right now...
Read more: Fresh Picks; thedailybeast.com
~ The prospects for typical English pubs may be bleak, but for those able to reinvent themselves, it is a far more heartening story...
Read more: Taking None for the Road; wsj.com
~ Food and People – Tsukiji, Japan with Charlie Grosso; marcussamuelsson.com
~ A sea of spices - Food: Allo sailor!; dailymail.co.uk
~ Healthy snacks - Zero-calorie crudites; boston.com
~ Cook's Corner - Salad combines shrimp and chorizo; miamiherald.com
~ Researchers at Ohio State University are conducting a study to determine why some people prefer raw milk and others do not...
Read more: What kind of milk do you favor? ohio.com
~ Calcium rich foods; sheknows.com
~ 100 top diet tips; allaboutyou.com
From the mixer
~ Fast Food Waste Management Gets Green; qsrmagazine.com
~ We Are Fat, Starving, and Can't All Be Mark Bittman: Or, Hunger Levels at a 15-Year High; laweekly.com
~ Our Favorite Cookbooks 2010; bonappetit.com
~ MISHKA BITES »: Travel Bites and Other Life Distractions ...
~ OCK STYLE »: Photography, Styling and Everything Chocolate, Wine, Etc. ...
~ RECIPES HUNTER »: Passionately compiling a comprehensive collection of recipes from all over the world ...
~ SERIOSAMENTE »: Questioni Italiche e Non. Cercando di Essere "Polemicamente Corretti", Ma Non Troppo! ...
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~ Crab and Leek Soufflé - A Daring Cooks Challenge; acquiredflavor.blogspot.com
~ Plum Apple Butter; kitchensimplicity.com
~ Creamed corn soup with ham hock; jeroxie.com
~ How To Make Mashed Potatoes for Just Two People; thekitchn.com
~ Baked Sweet Potatoes; dejavucook.wordpress.com
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