I can vouch for Piedmont's upswing and Pig Whistles abilities with a pig and his sauce. This should be interesting and may (along with Gocciolina) start something in the North Durham area as far as bringing good food to that area. Time will tell.
Gail Simmons gives us her list of pantry must-haves. Ingredients you should always have around to enhance and boost the flavor of all your meals. It's the little things that keep life interesting. Read more here.
Chefs Joanne Chang and Karen Akunowicz from Myers + Chang in Boston, show us how to use lemongrass. It's the central ingredient in their Green Monster, infusing the stir-fry with unique bright, citrusy, and floral-herbal fragrance. Read more.