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Cultivated since ancient times, asparagus is a harbinger of spring virtually worldwide. Whether stir-fried in China, bathed in Hollandaise sauce in Germany or the Netherlands, or grilled over a wood fire on the California coast, asparagus is not only delicious, it is loaded with nutrients, antioxidants, and fiber.
If you love food, you have to watch this YouTube video. It’s about the making of the best paella in the world—or so the title claims. By the end, no doubt, you will believe every word is true. And if this doesn’t leave you weak in the knees and salivating or make you want to [...]
Corned beef has nothing to do with stalks, silk, husks, or cobs. The corn in corned beef refers to the English use of the word to describe various particles with a bigger-than-granular texture. And, in this case in particular, it means the coarse salt used to cure the beef.
A Valentine’s Day without dessert is like a night without stars. They simply go hand in hand. A dessert on Valentine’s day isn’t just a sweet way to end the meal–it can be a great gift as well! To make the best dessert for your Valentine, just be sure to keep that special someone in [...]
Food is one of the most potent arrows in Cupid’s quiver. While actual scientific cause-and-effect evidence may be lacking, the power of suggestion imbues certain foods with the ability to enflame the heart of the object of your passion with overwhelming desire, leading ultimately to surrender—in other words, love. If only it were that simple.
A traditional, full Irish Breakfast is a truly hearty affair. It typically includes bangers; thick-sliced smoked bacon or loin bacon; black pudding (also known as blood sausage) and/or white pudding (blood pudding without the blood); grilled tomatoes topped with grated cheese and herbs; fried, poached, or scrambled eggs; Irish beans; soda bread; and good, strong [...]
Super Sunday is quickly approaching! Whether you’re looking for general tips on what to serve, football party menus, how to make the perfect burger patties for your guests, or if you want to know what the Lobel family likes to do for the big game day—we’ve got you covered! All of our articles related to [...]
Every once in a while a good old favorite comfort food gets “rediscovered” and becomes the latest retro-hip trend. Meatballs are currently enjoying such a comeback. And we couldn’t be more thrilled. Perhaps they aren’t as pretty as trendy cupcakes, but they are delicious comfort food in a bite-sized package.
With the holidays over, every night can’t be a perfect Porterhouse or fabulous filet. The pendulum, however, doesn’t have to swing completely from awesome to austere. You don’t have to sacrifice peak dining just because you’re being frugal about what you put on the table. So how do you reconcile the desire for exceptional eating [...]