January may feel like it was yesterday, but whether we can believe it or not, it’s June and summer is in full swing.
Every year, TV stations, magazines, newspapers, and other food media sources list their top cookbooks of the year, and every year our book list gets longer.
Being that you spend most of your time in air conditioned hotels, Las Vegas is almost always in season.
December is the month that Miami springs back to life.
You wouldn't let a little thing like not having a corkscrew stop you from enjoying that bottle of wine you just bought, right?
When pairing Champagne and food there are some general guidelines to keep in mind. The acidity of the wine is key. Are you going for a complementary pairing, or a contrasting one? What about an aged Champagne, or a rosé?
There are some classic pairings—caviar, oysters—but really, that's just scratching the surface. With the holiday season rapidly approaching and its incipient hike in Champagne intake, we've compiled a list of recipes for dishes that feature ingredients you might not have thought to pair with a glass bubbly.
The growth of the food industry and people's interest in it has everything trending towards super-niche-- including culinary certifications. Consider yourself a beer authority? Prove it by becoming a Master Cicerone. Want to know just about all there is to know about urban gardening? There's a Master Urban Gardening program for that. Interested in judging barbecue competitions? You have to get certified first. Here are eight unique culinary certifications and specialty programs worth seeking out if you want to do more than just call yourself an expert.