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Alton Brown

Alton Brown

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Scott's Pizza Chronicles: Why I Love the International Pizza Expo A typical scene at Pizza Expo. [Photographs: Scott Wiener] The response is common when I tell someone I'm heading to Las Vegas for the International Pizza Expo. "A" is for antique apples Disappearing Heirlooms In 1972 James Beard wrote that “a number of the old-fashioned varieties [of apples] we used to know are in short supply or have disappeared from circulation entirely.… The great Gravensteins and Spitzenbergs seem to have vanished.” Over 17,000 different apple varieties have been recorded, but the modern-day American usually only knows a handful of grocery-store staples, because many of the heirloom apples are too oddly shaped to be picked by machine, too delicate for mass production, or both. The appeal of the old types is their flavor. From the wine-like Winesap to the coriander-scented Grimes Golden, “antique” apples are meant for a gourmet. Heirlooms Rediscovered

sans titre iTunes version 4.9 or greater, click here. If you use another podcast reader, click here for our RSS feed. 4/25/2013: Anistatia Miller and Jared Brown: Mark and Francis welcome Anistatia Miller and Jared Brown to the show to discuss their new book, The Deans of Drink, historic cocktails, cocktail museums, and how Europe is different from the US, not ....>> More 3/6/2013: Susan McKenna Grant: Mark and Francis open the show with another discussion about photography in restaurants. Vegetative Uncertainty » mangolandia Humans! In India when speaking of our dead, the people say “she left the body” rather than “she died”. That is, there is a deep clarity — for me our subconscious patterns of speech reveal deeply the structure of how we think — about what death is, or as it has sometimes occurred to me, “the unreality of death”. Krishna and Jesus are both pretty into this idea – “For the soul there is neither birth nor death at any time.

thepassionatecook Sometimes Asian recipes seem taunting to the home cook simply for the long list of ingredients used. Once you take a closer look, you realise that most of them are now readily available even in a local supermarket (I am not taking Singapore as standard, of course, but have recently noticed a large variety of Asian cooking stuff being available in grocery stores throughout Europe and the Americas - and not even limited to the big cities!) This recipe used very basic ingredients, most kitchens I know will have at least soy sauce at hand, apart from that only rice wine (could be substituted with Fino sherry or Noilly Prat at a push) and yellow bean paste is needed - the latter is easy to find in larger supermerkets, as the ready-made sauces are always the first ingredients to be introduced.

Vegan Food Skip to Main Content PETA People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Animals are not oursto eat, wear, experiment on, use for entertainment, or abuse in any other way. Vegan Food White Castle’s Veggie Sliders Are Now Vegan Recipes - Restaurant Girl: Best Food Blog & Restaurant Guide Wild Mushroom Stew Stew is a generally a great go-to for home cooks during winter —simply throw bits of meat from the freezer and odds and ends from the fridge into an oversized pot, and forget about them for hours at a time. But the best thing about this stew is that it will actually appeal to vegetarians (and non-vegetarians!) alike, made with a hearty mix of cultivated and wild mushrooms, chewy ribbons of kale, and nutty brown rice or barley. Read More

Il Forno The long awaited time (at least by myself) has come. After about three years pondering about a new job and a few months spent looking for one, I have landed a gig in the land of the skirt kilt-clad, fried anything-eating men: Scotland. Not my first choice weather-wise, I have to confess, but it seems Italy and Southern Europe have little demand for my professional skills. gastronome links - elsewhereCan't We All Just Cook And Get Along?rebecca leckman - l'amuse bouche Shared by Miss Heidi, a nice little opinion piece about the backlash against Julie Powell in the wake of the movie release of Julie & Julia: Stop Hating Julie Powell, Please. I thought this audience might enjoy it!

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