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Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry sauce in all its glory.

October 24, 2019
Dining in Havana: Old Favorites, New Finds

Dining in Havana: Old Favorites, New Finds

In recent years, dining in Havana has been a tug-of-war between old favorites and new discoveries.

October 9, 2019
1000 North

1000 North

1000 North is a dining haven for smokers.

January 17, 2019
First-Class Fruitcake

First-Class Fruitcake

You’re to be forgiven if you think of fruitcake as a punch line rather than a culinary treat.

October 26, 2018
Venison

Venison

Seldom remembered facts: our first Thanksgiving was celebrated in October and turkey was not the only meat course. Venison, or deer meat, a kind of tangy, gamey, musky alternative …

August 27, 2018
Kalamazoo Gaucho Grill

Kalamazoo Gaucho Grill

Forget for a moment the taste of barbecue—sweet smoke and savory meat—and consider the other reason making it is so satisfying: cooking outdoors with fire is a primal urge that …

June 19, 2018
To’ak Chocolate

To’ak Chocolate

There’s never been a better time to be a chocolate lover. Raw materials are selected and processed with more care, and the fine chocolate market for both plain and flavored bars …

May 7, 2018
Maple Syrup

Maple Syrup

Most sparkling wine is not Champagne, and most “pancake syrup” is not maple syrup. Maple syrup comes only from the sap of sugar maple trees, and like kangaroos or gorillas, Mother …

March 26, 2018
Sous Vide Cooking

Sous Vide Cooking

It was December of 2008 and renowned chef Thomas Keller was on the “CBS Morning Show” demonstrating a seemingly arcane cooking method he used at his restaurants called sous vide …

December 20, 2017