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.
How to Make Homemade Pectin for Jam
San Francisco-based Shakirah Simley, owner of Slow Jams, does not encourage the use of store-bought pectins. Ditch the synthetic stuff and make your own.
Now you can have your brunch cocktail and eat it, too, with Justin Warner's Mojito Pancakes. Read more.
Easy Crab Cakes
Crab cakes are so often disappointing -- mushy or gummy, full of starchy filler. But these easy cakes are full of beautiful lump crabmeat, and a light panko coating ensures they fry up crispy and golden brown. Bright, lemony aioli makes a piquant counterpart to the sweet, sweet crab. Read more.