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How a Pastry Chef Spends $100 at Whole Foods

What would I do with $100 to spend on baking ingredients at Whole Foods? First, let me say that Berkeley, California, where I live, is a paradise for cooks and bakers. It’s hard to think of ingredients one can’t find in independent stores and farmers markets. This shaped my cunning strategy for …

Gluten-Free

New police video shows Bengals' Adam Jones telling cop 'I hope you die tomorrow'

The video released on Monday night is a bad look for the Benagls cornerback<p>In early January, Bengals cornerback Adam Jones was arrested for three …

California Orange and Olive Oil Cake

Baking with olive oil has been a way of life for Mediterranean cooks, and it is gaining steam in America now. In California, where olive oil is …

6 Things We Managed to Learn While Wine Tasting

Like many other people living in New York, I love wine. I'm on a first-name basis with the man who runs my corner wine shop and, let's be honest, the friendly people at my local Trader Joe's. But I'll admit that I don't know a lot about wine. While I could garner enough to understand the …

Wine Tasting

20 Citrus Recipes You Need To Eat This Summer

Lemonade. Creamsicles. Key lime pie. There's something about these sour, tart and sweet treats that scream summertime, despite the fact that most citrus fruits are in season during the winter. And their flavors are not only delicious and refreshing, but healthy as well. Citrus fruits brighten up …

Recipes

A Step-By-Step Guide to the Flakiest, Butteriest Pie Crust You'll Ever Make

No machines required for the best damn all-butter pie crust you've ever made. Ready?<p><b>We're doing this old-school,</b> with a hands-only, machine-free, blow-your-mind technique for the best damn all-butter pie crust. It's got flakiness to rival a croissant's, a texture so tender it shatters under the …

Baking

Oreos From Scratch

If you want to impress your friends, they will surely marvel at your culinary capabilities at first bite.<p>Did you know that Oreo cookies are the number one brand of cookies sold across the world? Oreos are more preferred than the cherished chocolate chip cookie, making the Oreo the Beyonce of the …

Recipes

Soffritto: A Not-So-Secret Secret Ingredient

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Catherine Lamb shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Meet soffritto, the secret ingredient that's really</i> three</i> …

Onions

16 Fiery Hot Sauce Recipes That Bring the Heat

<b>Some like their food hot,</b> and at <i>BA</i>, that means doubling down on a whole lot of hot sauce. But sometimes we just can't buy hot sauce fast enough for how frequently we use it, and even if we could, the store-bought kind just isn't giving us the right fiery kick for what we need. That's why there are …

Cooking

DIY Canning

• <b>Author:</b> Rockridge Press<p>Step-by-Step Canning Recipes for Bold, Fresh Flavors All Year Long<p>Preserve nature’s bounty and enjoy seasonal ingredients throughout the year with over one hundred water-bath and pressure canning recipes. Offering a mix of classic, creative, and modern flavor profiles, DIY …

This Southwestern egg rolls recipe gives a Chili's fave a lighter spin

Let's face it — sometimes we just want appetizers and desserts for dinner. If that's what you're thinking about for supper, we can help you with that first part, at least. These make-ahead Southwestern egg rolls inspired by the longtime favorite served up at Chili's restaurants are easy to assemble …

Watch an Exposé on the Duplicitous Nature of Kentucky Bourbon

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The 10 Best Burgers in America

No food spans the gap between high-end and budget dining like the classic American burger.<p><i>By Abbey Chase</i><p>From In-N-Out and White Castle to menus from Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Daniel Boulud, no food spans the gap between high-end and budget dining like the classic American burger. Yet while …

Burgers

Risotto Three Ways for Spring

Risotto is a dish that is often portrayed as time-consuming, but chef, author and Top Chef judge Hugh Acheson thinks the classic arborio rice concoction has a bad rap.<p><b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>Risotto is a dish that is often portrayed as time-consuming, but …

Top Chef

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Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey - Whiskey Review

Initial Thoughts<p><b>Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey</b> has quite the story to tell. Even they say it’s a “Tall Tale”. The history behind the brand started with …

Ghost Gurkha Cigar Review by Delicia Cigar Vixen

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Viaje Skull and Bones Cloudmaker to Ship

Photo Credit: Andre Farkas<br>Facebook<p>Andre Farkas had one more surprise with his May 2014 shipment to retailers – another Skull and Bones limited …

Alec Bradley Texas Lancero Announced

Less than a month after the company announced its first 70 ring gauge cigar, Alec Bradley has announced the second. The Alec Bradley Texas Lancero …

Cigar Review: Rocky Patel II-XXVI 2014

Rocky Patel II-XXVI 2014 Toro<p>The Rocky Patel II-XXVI 2014 is the second release in Rocky Patel Premium Cigars’ limited production II-XXVI line. …

My Father Cigars La Antiguedad Arrives on Shelves (Cigar Preview)

La Antiguedad the latest line by My Father Cigars has begun to surface on retailer shelves.<p>Back in February, the La Antiguedad line was announced by …

CAO Sinister Sam (Cigar Preview)

CAO Cigars has announced a limited edition seasonal release as an off-shoot to its CAO America line. The CAO Sinister Sam will be a brick and mortar …

Alec Bradley Premium Plus Sampler Ships to Retailers

Alec Bradley Premium Plus Sampler<br>(Photo Credit – Alec Bradley Facebook)<p>Alec Bradley Cigars has shipped a new sampler pack focusing on big ring …