Senin, 22 September 2008

Ethiopian Berbere Potatoes, Carrots, and Green Beans

I believe that Ethiopian cuisine makes a credible claim to be considered an equal among the world's many diverse and celebrated culinary traditions. Yet many people have never experienced the succulent rich blend of flavors that characterizes Ethiopian cuisine. Even better, Ethiopian cuisine, when prepared at home with methods that conserve on oil, offers a flavorful and interesting set of tastes

Selasa, 16 September 2008

Pulled Pork with Apricot Bourbon BBQ Sauce

In further confession of my not-so-secret love of lists, I have to admit that I have been compiling a list of food 'forms' that every foodie (and aspiring top chef contestant) should make at least once. And that led me to the realization that I have never made my own BBQ sauce. Growing up as I did, BBQ wasn't something one made, it just appeared from on high in bottled form. And like a good

Jumat, 12 September 2008

Reality TV Cook-off: Hell's Kitchen's Rock Harper vs. Top Chef's Stephanie Izard in Chicago

For fans of reality TV cooking shows, Chicago is about to dish up a unique opportunity to see, up close and personal, two of the hottest new reality TV chefs face off. If you are a fan of reality TV cooking with a little cash to burn, this is a really fun opportunity. It is being hosted by the Chopping Block, on Monday the 29th of September from 6-8 PM. There are only 60 seats available, so if

Jumat, 05 September 2008

The Omnivore's Hundred

I have to admit that the inner geek in me loves lists. There is something so completely satisfying about a list. It can represent a vast amount of information in a fairly tidy way. It is often the final product of a thought process that carefully considered what belonged and what didn't make the list. And man, who doesn't love to check things off a list? That little tick mark is the indelible