There is an Italian deli in San Francisco that carries a particular brand of imported pepper. Lucca is the name of the deli, Tutto Calabria is the brand. I'm looking for a source in the Los Angeles area.
If you want to spend more time caroling, and sipping wine instead of hanging in the kitchen, watch Chef Jansen Chan (International Culinary Center). make colored sugar, the easiest way to make basic sugar cookies shine on your holiday table.
The holidays mean it's time for bubbly. Let Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) educator Vanessa Price teach you how to open a bottle properly and safely: without hurting somebody, or ruining that spark.