With the base knowledge you have learned in the past 3 editions of Lusting for Wine, you are now ready to venture out into the world, fair reader, and fall in love with wine all over again. It seems fairly obvious, but the only way to truly learn more about wine is to drink wine. In … More Lusting for Wine: A Dude’s (Or Lady’s) Guide to Wine-Smarts Part IV
Last time on Lusting for Wine we examined some key varietals from around the world and their characteristics. We talked about American wines and how they are primarily designated by a single varietal. This time we are going to delve into the terrifying world of European wines (cue Exorcist theme). Don’t panic. The first thing … More Lusting for Wine: A Dude’s (or Lady’s) Guide to Wine-Smarts Part III
Do you love garlic? We, at Lust for Cooking, loooooooove garlic – often to the detriment of those standing near us. So why not take a closer look at this absolute kitchen must-have? Here is everything you’ve ever wanted to know about garlic – and then some. Garlic is a member of the allium family, … More Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about garlic (including how to peel it) – and then some.
Hello Lust for Cooking family. We’re back from a very busy summer, and we’re excited to talk about cooking again. We’re going to start right off with some crucial cooking knowledge. Did you know that most cooking traditions have a standard flavor base? Ok, it sounds obvious, right? Cajun food tastes like Cajun food. Italian … More Safrito, Saffritto, Saf-what-o?
Entry #2 in our ongoing look at zombies and food: Destroying Civilization, or Why Cooking Makes Us Human Welcome to our second installment on Zombieeeeeeeees and Food. In our first entry we looked at zombies as “mindless eaters,” or mindless eaters as “zombies,” either way. (To catch-up, mustard, click here.) Now we will look at … More Zombieeeeees and Food: Don’t Be a Zombie. Eat Like a Human.
So in your wanderings of the Internet, somewhere between work and life, you may have come across a post filled with pictures that looked something like this: This photograph is part of a large and fascinating project put together by Peter Menzel and Faith D’Aluisio, in which they traveled the globe to photograph a diverse … More The Grocery Challenge