The Culture of Food and Drink



New garlic. Credit: Copyright 2016 Sue Style

[aside] New garlic (not to be confused with green garlic, the kind that looks a bit like scallions or spring onions, with the

Fruit Salad Cocktails with espresso spoons. Credit: Copyright 2015 David Latt

Walk the farmers markets and enjoy a grand show of summer's bountiful harvest. Leafy greens have reappeared along with all manner of

Charred garbanzo beans, shiitake mushrooms and onions in a carbon steel pan. Credit: Copyright2016 David Latt

Going vegan tastes so good when you turn up the heat on garbanzo beans and create a beautifully charred vegetable salad. [aside] Carbon steel pans and their close cousins, cast iron pans, love heat. Turn a burner on high, place the carbon steel pan on the fire, and you’ve pushed the pedal

The first asparagus of the season is a welcome garden treat. Credit: Copyright 2016 Nancy Harmon Jenkins

My father, may he rest in peace, was a champion Yankee gardener, as proud of his vegetables as he was of the

To make this sandwich even healthier, substitute lettuce leaves for the bread. Credit: Copyright Carl Tremblay

Summer is on the horizon, so enjoy the short-sleeve weather and spend some time eating outside. Yes, we're talking  picnics. We've got eight recipes

On the Arrow T Ranch near Prescott, Arizona, the eponymous family behind Kelly Beef raises 100% grass-fed cattle. Credit: Copyright 2015 Seth Joel

Just like family members, Kelly Beef cattle are raised with care and love. At the Arrow T Ranch in the Williamson Valley

A Tunisian woman picks olives in the fields. Credit: Copyright Les Moulins Mahjoub

Ari Weinzweig got a front-row tasting of Tunisian extra virgin olive oil five years ago, while visiting a sun-drenched Tunisian family farm

Chef Francis Mallmann. Credit: Copyright 2016 Peter Buchanan-Smith

“Fire is a language all its own. It’s magical. Mysterious.” No, these are not the words of a committed arsonist, but rather Francis Mallmann, one of South America’s greatest chefs, a man famous for his deftness with this most elemental of cooking tools. Raised in Patagonia by an Argentinian father and

Almond boneless chicken. Credit: Tina Caputo

It's been more than 20 years since I moved from a suburb on the east side of Detroit to San Francisco, and

Planted crops in the midst of Agritopia. Credit: Copyright 2015 Dana Rebmann

We've all heard the saying "it takes a village." But communities are drawn together for many reasons. Some cling tight to tradition

Olive oils line shelves at Corti Brothers in Sacramento, Calif. Credit: Elaine Corn

Have you ever wondered what exactly you're getting when you purchase a bottle of olive oil? Extra virgin? Pure? "Pure," explains Dan Flynn

Fritedda with spring vegetables. Credit: Copyright 2016 Clifford A. Wright

In the springtime in Sicily a simply named dish reveals an explosion of flavor that belies its satisfying complexity. It is a

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