If you love burgers, then check out this fabulous burger using Lobel's of New York's USDA Prime Ground Beef. The Lobel's ground beef is their own special ble...
Get Cooking: How to butterfly meat, and a recipe to go along with your new skill
Many large pieces of meat (whole turkeys or chickens, for example, or a leg of lamb) will cook unevenly because some sections of the meat are thicker than others. “Butterflying” the piece of meat, …
David Bowie Barbie doll launched to celebrate his 1969 Space Oddity hit
LOS ANGELES (AFP) - A limited-edition David Bowie Barbie was unveiled on Thursday (July 11) by toymaker Mattel to honour the 50th anniversary of the release of his hit single Space Oddity.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Extra virgin olive oil buying guide
Standing in a store faced with a phalanx of bottles filled with extra virgin olive oil can be a befuddling experience, made even more complex this year by the bumper crop of California olives (go to: bit.ly/12VTeu6). [...] stores often bunch the extra virgin oil - which is made solely from the fruit of the olive tree, not mixed with other kinds of oils, such as seed or nut, and is not subjected to heat, solvents or refining - into shelves crowded with oils of every description, imported and domestic. The label should indicate a laboratory-confirmed acidity level of less than 0.5 percent if it's California oil (0.8 percent is the international standard) and must be deemed by a trained taste panel to be free of defects and to possess positive olive oil…
Here's why buying the ripest produce isn't always best
Choosing peaches that are still firm can be the best plan. (David Karp) We all want to shop for the ripest fruit we can find. Or do we? In some cases, the ripest fruit is not the best buy. In fact, in some cases it should be avoided To understand why, we first need to delve into the complexities of ripeness and maturity. And while we're at it, let's think a little about climacteric fruits. Advertisement Ripeness and maturity are separate but linked processes. Think of it this way: Maturity is when the fruit has assembled all the building blocks necessary to create flavor; ripeness is the process by which those blocks are assembled into something greater. When fruit is maturing, it's developing sugar as well as all the chemical compounds that will…
10 mistakes amateurs make while cooking meat
Here's the most common mistakes beginners make while cooking with meat, poultry and seafood.
How to Butcher a Cow: Every Steak Explained
From filet to brisket to Denver steak, this is how to butcher a cow to get to the cuts you love.
How 9 Cuts of Meat Got Their Names
Ever find yourself standing in front of a butcher's counter and wonder where in the world certain cuts and preparations of meat got their names? Here are the stories behind a few popular meals.1. Boston
Hot Models Wanted! Tips on Casting an Indie Film
If you are an indie filmmaker then you know that casting is that wildcard that can make or break your chances. Here's some tips on how to do casting.
A Complete Guide to Off-Cut Steaks with Reynard Butcher Lee Desrosiers
With a knife kit hanging from a thick chain link around his hip, head butcher Lee Desrosiers steps into his walk-in at Reynard, to check on this week’s delivery. A whole cow arrives at the Wythe Hotel’s restaurant each week, and it’s Desrosiers’ task to break it down for the kitchen. He can get about …