I have so far only had Sauternes at restaurants, this is the first time I've bought a bottle at a store, and I forgot to ask them how to store it. Vacuvin? Fridge? Or just on the shelf? How long can the open bottle last?
If Russell Jackson, chef-owner of the now-closed Lafitte in San Francisco, were stranded on a desert island, he would want just one thing: foie gras. If you share his passion, you can use this quick, easy method for canning goose liver to ensure you're adequately prepared for the unthinkable.
Open a Bottle of Wine
The first step to wine appreciation is opening the bottle. Jeff Creamer, former wine director at the now-defunct San Francisco restaurant Two, coaxes a cork from a bottle in a few easily replicable steps.
How to Store Ground Meat
Your ground meat should not sit around in the fridge. Freeze it if you're not going to use it the same day. Ray Venezia of Fairway Market shares his wisdom.