Friday, August 21st, 2015 An Absurdly Complete Guide to Understanding Whiskey (via
The folks over at have put together a comprehensive guide to Whiskey.  Who knew that things like barrel location in a warehouse could so drastically affect the aging process. Also, find out what "staves" are and why they're crucial to developing the deep and complex flavor of whiskey. _____ Everything anyone could ... MORE
Thursday, August 20th, 2015 Recipe: Salt and Vinegar Kale Chips (Via Tasty
Kale's popularity has soared over the past half decade.  Health-conscious eaters and home cooks alike have embraced the versatility of this vitamin-packed member of the cabbage family.  High in vitamins A and K and beta carotene, kale has appeared in recipes for smoothies, salads, and sides. One of our favorite preparations for ... MORE
Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 Toum, The Condiment You Didn’t Know You Were Missing (via The Washington Post)
Garlic lovers take note: There's a pungent, garlic-based condiment that you've probably never heard of.  It's versatile, easy to prepare, and stays fresh in your fridge for close to a month.  We've heard that once you start using it you'll put it on everything.  It's called Toum. This week, The Washington Post ... MORE
Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 The Best Corn on the Cob in the World (via
Eating fresh corn on the cob is like tasting summer.  Here's a quick and easy way to cook ears of your favorite variety.  Try playing with different toppings like author Tom Hirschfeld suggests. One of our favorite preparations it to rub your cooked corn with a good amount of extra virgin olive ... MORE
Monday, August 17th, 2015 Why Salt Makes Your Morning Coffee Taste Better (via Alton Brown)
Brewing the perfect cup of coffee at home can turn into a tedious process.  Luckily, in his infinite culinary wisdom, Alton Brown says that just a dash of salt can vastly improve the taste   of your mundane morning brew.  According to brown, adding savory crystals at a ratio of ... MORE
Saturday, August 15th, 2015 Recipe: Smoked London Broil Sandwich with Pea Shoots and Lemon Parsley Cream
There’s a nice balance of smoky, sweet, sour, earthy, and creamy in this sandwich.  We served it on a seeded potato roll but it’ll work on pretty much anything. Ingredients 3-5 lbs London Broil Salt Pepper Garlic Powder 2 Tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice 12 oz cream cheese 2 shallots 3 Tbsp chopped parsley 2 oz pea shoots Your favorite bread   For ... MORE