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Jeff Hertzberg and Zoë François' 5

• 3 cups (24 ounces) water, plus more for baking the bread<br>• 1 tablespoon (.35 ounce) yeast (active dry, instant, quick rise, or bread machine is fine)<br>• 1 to 1 1/2 tablespoons (.6 to .9 ounce) kosher or other coarse salt, to taste<br>• 6 1/2 cups (2 pounds) unbleached all-purpose flour, measured by the …

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Spaghetti Squash with Kale Pesto and Burrata Recipe on Food52

• 3 cups cubed day-old bread<br>• 1/2 cup loosely packed parsley leaves<br>• Olive oil (split three ways: 1 1/2 teaspoons, plus 1/2 cup, plus extra for roasting the spaghetti squash)<br>• 1 bunch lacinato kale, de-stemmed and washed<br>• 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmigiano<br>• 1 tablespoon toasted pine nuts<br>• 1 clove garlic<br>• Juice of …

Pesto

Speedy Romeo's Grilled Pizza with Marinated Tomatoes & Ricotta Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This recipe might look long, but none of the steps are complicated, and you can streamline if you like (skip the herb oil, and buy really good quality ricotta). The most important part is getting ripe, in-season tomatoes, and tasting this summery combination for yourself, which will …

Tomatoes

Barrels Are on a Roll in Champagne

They say that if you wait long enough things come round in a circle, and that seems to be true when it comes to trends in wine as well. Take …

Wine

Black Bean, Quinoa And Sweet Potato Veggie Burger

Veggie Burger

Skillet-Roasted Lemon Chicken

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.<p>Place the thyme, fennel seeds, 1 tablespoon salt, and 1 teaspoon pepper in a mini food processor and process until …

Cooking

Denmark’s supermarkets are refusing to stock South African wines made by “slavery in the vineyards”

A documentary about South African wines is leaving a sour taste in Denmark. Supermarkets there are removing the country’s wines from shelves following airing of the film, “<i>Bitter Grapes—Slavery in the Vineyards,”</i> on national television.<p>The investigation by Danish filmmaker Tom Heinemann revealed …

South Africa

PUNCH | Six Rising Star Winemakers of Alsace

Alsatian wine tends to be so dominated by the same few prominent names—Trimbach and Hugel, in particular—that I wonder at times if it distracts from …

Tall Drink of Wine: Behind the Success of Yao Ming's Napa Valley Winery

The year 2016 has been a gratifying one for retired basketball legend Yao Ming. Despite a career cut short by injuries, the 36-year-old former Houston Rockets center—and eight-time All-Star—was inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame in September. It is also the year the Shanghai native’s California …

Wine

Legendary Bartender Sasha Petraske’s Home Cocktail Party Advice

A posthumous essay from the late pioneering and talented bar owner Sasha Petraske.<p>It is usually pretty easy to spot a bar that Sasha Petraske had a …

West Village

An uncanny mixture: God, alcohol and even cannabis

<b>Nestled high in France's Chartreuse Mountains, the Grande Chartreuse monastery is home to a cloister of Catholic monks.</b><p>Adherents of the Carthusian order avoid contact with the outside world, the better to focus on contemplation and prayer.<p>But this other-worldly setting is the birthplace of a very …

Alcohol

Lagavulin: Winning Whisky from Islay

Original article on man.london -Islay whisky holds a very special place in the heart of the single-malt lover. On this tiny island on the west-coast …

Whiskey

How to Make Creamy Risotto Without a Recipe

<i>Please allow 30 minutes.</i><p>You've probably seen that caveat listed in reference to risotto on a restaurant menu before, right? And maybe because of that …

Vegetarian Bolognese Recipe: because life is good

<b>Jessica Levinson shares her recipe for the easiest and tastiest vegetarian bolognese sauce of all time. No elastic pants necessary.</b><p>Love lentils? So …

The Great Bourbon Taste Test

What happens when a dozen-odd whiskey aficionados, led by one maniacally obsessed Southern chef and the reigning bourbon king, gather to test twenty-four years’ worth of a legendary brand? Among other things, a hell of a good time<p>“I’m not sure we’ve got enough bourbon,” said the chef Sean Brock on …

Genius Recipes' Greatest Hits of 2014 (+ a Thank You)

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: The ten Genius Recipes you liked best in 2014. (We liked them too.)</i><p>This whole thing is very win-win. You all send in the best recipes you stumble across -- …

Recipes

'Holy Wine' of Tuscany destroyed by hail

The entire crop from a major producer of an Italian dessert wine, believed to have been used in Mass in the Middle Ages, has been destroyed by hail<p>Italian wine aficionados have been saddened by the news that this year's entire crop of VinSanto – known as "Holy Wine" – has been destroyed for one …

Wine

The State Of America’s Wine Industry

Support the news<p>Drought in California, earthquake in Napa. We look at broken bottles and the health of the American wine industry.<p>The headlines out …

Smash cocktail: Applebee’s and T.G.I. Friday’s are serving this whiskey drink. Why?

Today, we have a tasty, late-summer beverage for you. When I say “you,” I mean <i>you</i>, the discerning adult thirsty to wrap up the season with a simple …

Johnnie Walker, Jose Cuervo and Other Men Behind the Booze

"I want it wall to wall with John Daniel's," says Al Pacino in <i>Scent of a Woman</i>, to which the hapless kid responds, "Don't you mean Jack Daniel's?" Cue the setup.<p><b>Click Here to See The Complete List of the Men Behind the Booze</b><p>"He may be Jack to you, son, but when you've known him as long as I have -- …

Wine-Searcher. Human race only please ...

To keep Wine-Searcher running smoothly, we've added some extra security measures to make sure you are a real person and not a robot. Please complete …

Robotics

It's Not Tennessee Whiskey If It's Aged In Kentucky, State Says

Tennessee whiskey comes from Tennessee, Scotch comes from Scotland, and tequila hails from Mexico.<p>Simple, right?<p>Well, actually, no. The latest chapter in the Tennessee whiskey wars revolves around the finer points of making whiskey in the Volunteer State — specifically, where you take the spirit to …

How Atomic Particles Helped Solve A Wine Fraud Mystery

In a laboratory, deep under a mile-high stretch of the Alps on the French-Italian border, Philippe Hubert, a physicist at the University of Bordeaux, is testing the authenticity of a bottle of wine.<p>"We are looking for radioactivity in the wine," says Hubert. "Most of the time the collectors send me …

Hungary abolishes three and four Puttonyos Tokaji grades

Hungary's Tokaji trade council has abolished the two lower grades of the country's most famous wine, leaving some merchants concerned about the …

Hungary

The wine business is ripe for disruption, and this man is doing it

“There are only two important people in the wine business—the winemaker and the wine drinker. Right now, they’re both getting screwed.”<p>Rowan Gormley doesn’t mince words. The founder of Naked Wines, part venture capital firm and part wholesale buying club, has little time for the wine industry’s …

Wine

PUNCH | The Robert Parker Tirade, Continued

Last Friday in the <i>Financial Times,</i> Jancis Robinson weighed in on the Robert Parker tirade that’s got many in the wine world wondering whether he’s …

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Cocktail Science: All About Carbonation

<i>[Photograph: Flickr user Robert S. Donovan]</i><p>Tingly, effervescent, and fun—who doesn't love the tiny bubbles found in beer, Champagne, and a good ol' G&T? But what <i>are</i> those bubbles, exactly? Today, we look at the science of carbonation.<p>What is Carbonation, Anyway?<p>Carbonation is a solution of carbon …

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After publishing pieces on how to get started with Burgundy and Bordeaux, we got a few requests to tackle Italian regions, including Piedmont and …

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