I made a beef stir-fry last night using the Szechuan (Sichuan, if you prefer) peppercorns from our local Penzy's store in downtown Homewood. They had a nice burn, and slightly numbed my lips. Has anyone seen them at any of the local Asian markets?
Summer is in full swing, which (hopefully) means trips to the park or the beach. If you’re taking a picnic along, you should know a few food safety rules so you can pack, transport, and eat your meal without the threat of food poisoning. Liz Weinandy
A perfect margarita is a thing of beauty, and dangerously easy to make. Freshly squeezed lime juice, and the proper balance of 100% agave tequila and Cointreau, are essential. Read more.