Lots of chefs hawk their own signature hot sauces. But few go to such great lengths to procure the source of their sauce’s heat. The not-so-secret ingredient in Spike Gjerde’s formula is fish pepper, an obscure heirloom spice of the Chesapeake region that’s even older than Old Bay Seasoning. We found out more about his powerful potion.
Earlier today, Jay-Z took to his Life + Times website to announced that he is going vegan for 22 days — using the theory of psychology that it takes someone 21 days to form or break a habit. His fans have spoken and they want him to visit the following restaurants...
Not everyone likes to cook, but everyone loves to eat. So if anyone has ever told you that you have atrocious taste in sweaters or fragrances, take the safe route this holiday season and shop for gourmet gifts. And no, that cheap box of waxy chocolates from the pharmacy never, ever counts. Check out our gift guide and pick something vastly more tasteful.
Television personality (and Chopped host) Ted Allen and chef, artist and author Maxime Bilet are teaming up with The Culinary Trust to host a feast celebrating the future of food. The multi-sensory dining experience is being held tonight, Wednesday, December 4, in New York City. More details, after the jump.
We think the term "meat and potatoes" has a bad rap. Sure, you can make and consume boring forms of meat and potatoes, but we've evolved so far past that. Hence, tonight's Meal Plan. We have meat soaked in tequila, potatoes mashed with goat cheese and salad that's never even heard of iceberg lettuce or dressing in a bottle, plus exciting seasonal beers to wash it all down.
I've actually known for quite some time that iceberg lettuce is not useless. I remember huffing and puffing like interns do when nobody's watching on my way to the New York Historical Society to photocopy any recipes or stories from 1950 to 1965 featuring iceberg lettuce from Gourmet, Better Homes and Gardens and Understimulated Housewife Quarterly. And I have two nice compliments for it.
First rule of milk club: Don't talk about milk club
Dec 4, 2013 9:00 am
Raw milk is unpasteurized, which means that, unlike supermarket milk, it is not heated to kill bacteria. The consumption of raw milk is up for debate. Some say it causes illness. Some cannot live without it. Food Republic contributor Bruce Watson went on the road to find answers, and milk stomach discomfort.