The JDK Culinary Group

90 Added | 3 Magazines | 1 Following | 2 Followers | @jdkculinaryteam | Keep up with The JDK Culinary Group on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “The JDK Culinary Group”

Urban Gardening for All

<b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>Urban gardening often seems like an activity only reserved for the particularly ambitious among us. Without space, how can anything grow?<p>But no matter if you have a whole yard or just a windowsill, there's always potential to grow …

Gardening

Farm to Fork Across America: Chef de Cuisine Dante Cecchini, Wanderlust in a Pop-up Kitchen

Co-authored with Lee Glenn<p>For 26-year-old chef Dante Cecchini, it has been a meteoric rise up San Francisco's culinary ladder... an ascent I had to investigate after tasting his work at Marlowe in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood.<p>Nineteen and bored with college film studies, he dropped …

San Francisco

Bourbon–Sea Salt Caramels

Makes about 100 caramels<p>Sweetened condensed milk makes this salted caramel recipe extra-luscious.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2 cups sugar<p>½ cup light corn syrup<p>1 14-oz. can sweetened condensed milk<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces<p>2 tablespoons bourbon<p>…

Dessert

How small plates have conquered America’s menus

One pizzetta, topped with prosciutto and cut into a few pieces to share. Five charred asparagus stalks underneath a poached egg. A finger of raw sablefish, succumbing in seconds to colliding forks. Toasty breadsticks and sauces for everyone to dip them in.<p>If this is dinner, where is the main course?<p>…

Food & Dining

This $100 Gilded Grilled Cheese Might Actually Be Worth It

This is not the grilled cheese of your youth. Unless, perhaps, you were born into royalty.<p>In honor of April being National Grilled Cheese Month -- as well as April 12 marking National Grilled Cheese Day, according to the authorities who decide such matters -- one Chicago restaurant is serving up <i>the</i> …

Here's New York Times Magazine's 2014 Food Issue

Here's the 2014 <i>New York Times Magazine</i> food issue and gracing the cover is none other than teen chef <b>Flynn McGarry</b>. It's titled "Yes, Chef" (which incidentally is the name of Marcus Samuelsson's memoir), and the issue covers all sorts of chef-related things, like what's in their fridges, who made …

360° Visual Stories Cut into Paper Books by Yusuke Oono | Colossal

<p>This fun set of paper books was created by Japanese graphic designer and architect Yusuke Oono who conceived the idea as a clever way to illustrate …

6 Artisanal Sweets Swirled Into Shakes

Learning to Actually Pack (and Eat) Lunch: 3 Tips from a Recovering Lunch Buyer

The act of bringing my lunch to the office ebbs and flows to some unidentified beat: sometimes I'm great at packing my containers and bringing snacks …

Healthy Eating

How to Buy, Store & Cook Cauliflower, In Season in September

Buying and storage tips—plus 7 recipes— for cauliflower, which is in season in September<p>There's an old corny insult that goes "you have a face like a flower—a cauliflower!" It's true: this white, bulbous veggie isn't the prettiest in the produce aisle. But when it comes to versatility and flavor, …

Cauliflower

Serious Reads: 5 Food Books We're Loving

1. Eating on the Wild Side, by Jo Robinson<p>Jo Robinson believes in eating whole foods —and even raising your own varieties of vegetables and fruits to fill out a healthy diet. In <i>Eating on the Wild Side: The Missing Link to Optimum Health</i>, she indexes dozens of types of produce and highlights their …

How to Make Texas-Style Smoked Brisket in a Gas Grill

Making a real Texas-style smoked brisket will take all day, but it's eminently doable (even in a gas grill), and you can demand everyone call you "pitmaster"<p>In Texas, barbecue is about beef: specifically brisket, the cut by which any joint is judged. Brisket has become a favorite of restaurant …

BBQ

Kiwi & Chili-Rubbed Beef Short Ribs - Grilled Beef Short Ribs with Kiwi & Chili Spice Rub

Did you know that you can make your own couscous? We're talking making couscous from scratch, as in starting with semolina - http://bit.ly/1dXqr08

Pizzeria Vetri Fires Up; Tim Hollingsworth's Taco Pop-Up

<b>PHILADELPHIA</b>— <b>Marc Vetri</b>'s anticipated spot <b>Pizzeria Vetri</b> is nearing its opening date, so to make sure its 72"-inch-diameter Renato Oven was functioning properly, the chef flew "legendary" oven-maker <b>Renato Riccio</b> to Philadelphia to make the restaurant's first test pizzas. [Eater Philly]<p><b>LOS ANGELES</b>— …

Here are three ways to peel a tomato without driving yourself crazy: http://bit.ly/173ZKpv

Super Food Nerds: How to Make Chicharron (aka Pork Rinds)

2013<p><i>Welcome to Super Food Nerds, a column written in alternating installments by Rupa (Food and Beverage Editor, Culinary Staff) and Jonathan</i> …

5 Ways to Give Your Pickles Better Texture

Are your garlic pickle spears limp? Do your dilly beans droop? Hopefully these tips will help you make crisper, better textured pickles!<p><b>Use fresh</b> …

Domestic Technology

Will cotton candy-flavored grapes compete with classic varieties for a seat at the table?

Table grapes are seedless and convenient, but they don't have a lot of flavor. Some producers are hoping to change that with Cotton Candy, the grape …

Bioplastic Disposable Tableware That Look Like Vegetables? NEED. http://bit.ly/14ty4Hy

Molecular Gastronomy Wire

Three weeks after <i>Esquire</i> restaurant man <b>John Mariani</b> bashed molecular gastronomy for the the 30th time, cookbook author <b>Colman Andrews</b> boldly writes a defense. Quote: "Mariani's remarkable contention that avant garde cuisine has had no influence is <b>so far off base</b> as to be <b>absolutely stunning</b>." Andrews …

You guys. YOU GUYS. Make a grilled banana split ASAP http://bit.ly/17vxgzO

Flatbread Recipes (PHOTOS)

If you've never heard of or tasted flatbread, allow us to enlighten you. Flatbreads are a lot like pizza -- loaded with the best in toppings -- just a lot thinner. (Well, technically flatbreads are just an unleavened bread but we've gotten in the habit of topping them like pizzas.) If you think …

Recipe Of The Day: Lobster Salad

When we think of lobster we almost always remember eating the tail dunked in a warm bowl of melted butter. It's a transformative dish, one that's hard to forget. While this is the most popular way to enjoy lobster, it isn't the only way to do lobster right. For one, there are lobster rolls. (You …