TIP OF THE DAY: Beer Glasses ~ Stout Glasses

Stout has never tasted better. Photo courtesy Spielgau.   For decades, connoisseurs of fine wines and spirits have been able to enjoy them in glasses engineered by Riedel, to bring out every last nuance of flavor and aroma. If you’ve ever compared drinking a wine from the correct varietal-specific Riedel glass (Bordeaux, Brandy, Chardonnay, Tequila,…
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BOOK: Kitchen Survival Guide For Men

Save the males: Teach them to cook for themselves. Photo courtesy Save The Males Publishing.   Chef Gordon Smith has cooked for royalty, celebrities, executives, and Olympic athletes. Now, in his mission to “save the males,” he tells men what they need to know to survive on their own—by cooking good food at home instead…
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RECIPE: Hummingbird Coffee Cake

The recipe for Hummingbird Cake, a southern tradition like Red Velvet Cake, was first submitted by a reader to Southern Living magazine and published in the February 1978 issue. There was no explanation of the name, but Food Timeline cites a 1985 article in the Arkansas Gazette that says the cake also was called Cake…
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FOOD 101: What Is Comfort Food

Banana pudding is one of America’s favorite comfort foods. Here’s the recipe for this version. Photo by M. Sheldrake | IST.   A tweet from FoodTimeline.org sent us to the site to drill down on the origins of comfort food. According to the site, the first record in print is in the magazine section of…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Save Those Orange Peels

Don’t toss the peel! Photo courtesy IdaLovesGreen.com.   Some people prefer a banana, others an apple. Our go-to hand fruit is a bright, juicy orange. We eat enough of them to engender the question of how to repurpose the peel. Beyond zesting and making candied orange peel, we published a piece on what to do…
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