I baked a rasher of bacon the other day and now have a jar of all the fat that cooked off...ordinarily I toss the fat (as I usually fry it in a pan) but I wondering if there's any reason not to keep it and use it as I would any fat.
Covers tells a restaurant's story through its numbers. Here, Chefs Nicole Krasinski and Stuart Brioza reveal the stats behind their James Beard Award–winning restaurant State Bird Provisions in San Francisco.
A good Reuben sandwich is a perfect balance of flavors and textures, and this one delivers. Good rye bread, crisped in butter, holds generous layers of Thousand Island dressing, rich corned beef or pastrami, crunchy sauerkraut, and nutty, melty Gruyère or Swiss cheese that oozes beautifully into the other ingredients.
In the latest episode of Roots, Jason Stratton tells how he went from studying avant-garde poetry in Spain to becoming the award-winning chef of Seattle's Spinasse, Artusi, and Aragona. Roots takes a deep biographical look into the world's most influential chefs to reveal their inspirations, Ancestry.com style except not really. **UPDATE: Stratton recently announced his departure from his killer restaurants, citing a need for a sabbatical out in the great wide world. Dude is gonna read some books and nod thoughtfully at art like whoa.
Started From - Umber Ahmad
Former investor banker Umber Ahmad recounts her road from Wall Street to running a bakery in the East Village.