Finding the absolute best ingredients such a big part of Chef Antoine Westermann’s culinary career and the main drive behind all of his expertly crafted dishes. His relationship with farmers and purveyors are critical to his work as a chef. While visiting one of his providers in New York, the French chef describes his efforts to find the best local ingredients for his restaurant.
Tomato, Bacon, and Cheddar Pie is made with chopped bacon in the crust, a cornmeal and creamy Cheddar base, and layers of vibrant, colorful tomatoes. We’ve used everything from purple to red to yellow tomatoes in this homemade tomato pie recipe.
Why You Should Always Carry Olive Oil
Olive oil has a surprising number of uses beyond just the culinary. Boston University student and CHOW.com intern Austin Pohlen reveals how carrying a small container of olive oil can save you in some awkward situations. This special College Edition CHOW tip is part of a series aimed at helping students on a budget with food and entertaining while living away from home.