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A Passion for Passion Fruit

Passion fruit works well in panna cotta and creme brulee. READ MORE

Demi-glace

Store-bought demi-glace–super-reduced stock typically made from veal–should be thick and gelatinous, and should jiggle and “unmold” into the pan. READ MORE

Jewish Dairy Restaurants

Traditional Jewish laws of kosher require the separation of meat and dairy, so there is a tradition of kosher households having all-dairy meals, with no meat or meat products–just delicious things like cheese blintzes, cold borsht, and cottage cheese pa READ MORE

Spanish Wine Primer

Paul Blow

From Albariño to Ribera, better and better wines are arriving from Spain. READ MORE

Secret Society

Consumerist is creating the ultimate guide to “off the menu” items, and you can help. READ MORE

Film Feast

The nominees for best food scene in a movie are ... READ MORE

Wine Online

Where to buy vino while surfing the Web. READ MORE

Those Bland Midwestern Tastebuds

Is it true that all discerning and sophisticated palates reside on the coasts? Is the Midwest really filled with folks who wouldn’t appreciate unusual or exotic dining? Midwestern-born Michael Bauer seems to think so. READ MORE

Kitchen Couples Clash

Forget sex on the kitchen floor, couples in the kitchen these days are more likely to be cooking together. But the question remains: Who is on top? READ MORE

Wood’s Poor Cousin

CHOW reviews the best plastic cutting boards. READ MORE