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  • Acidity the key aspect to matching wine and food

    Acidity the key aspect to matching wine and food
    The word "acidity" has a negative connotation in English. We think of it as something harsh, scouring, even hurtful. People often use another negative word when describing wines that they feel are too high in acidity: "sour." But, in balance with other...
  • The joy of crafting food is a little miracle we can tap into again

    Images from my Instagram feed slide down the screen: glistening fruit in jars, pickles floating in dill-sprigged brine, wonky handcrafted breads, vinegars infused with herbs from the garden, tomato sauce put up in old wine bottles. Everybody proudly...
  • Olive Garden update: How designers tackled the job

    Olive Garden update: How designers tackled the job
    The challenge: Bring new life to a 30-year-old Olive Garden restaurant chain by redesigning 800 restaurants. That’s what Philadelphia designer Karen Daroff tackled when she landed Darden Restaurants’¬†overhaul of its largest brand, with the...
  • Simsbury's Rosedale Farms Finds New Ways To Prosper

    Simsbury's Rosedale Farms Finds New Ways To Prosper
    SIMSBURY — For Marshall and Lynn Epstein, owners of the 110-acre Rosedale Farms and Vineyards, farming has grown beyond raising vegetables. "I think the key to farming today is evolving to meet people's needs," said Marshall Epstein, a third-...
  • Review: 'Shadows in the Vineyard' by Maximillian Potter

    Review: 'Shadows in the Vineyard' by Maximillian Potter
    A few years ago, I got into something of a Twitter war with an aspiring sommelier. He'd tweeted about having been to a dinner party hosted by a wine collector, mentioning the bottles of expensive wine that the collector had served. I replied that the...
  • The magic of vinegar can brighten, balance and sharpen your food

    The magic of vinegar can brighten, balance and sharpen your food
    You've been using vinegar to dress salads, put up pickles and, yes, even clean a few things around the kitchen. Keep it up. But also consider that vinegar — cider, wine, sherry, balsamic, distilled — can be as important to a cook as salt and...
  • Wine review: 2012 Tenuta Sarno '1860' Fiano di Avellino

    Wine review: 2012 Tenuta Sarno '1860' Fiano di Avellino
    Southern Italian wines are just beginning to get their due. It's been a long time coming. And the whites are less known than the sturdy reds. This Fiano di Avellino, a white from Tenuta Sarno in Campania (Naples is its capital) is a real stunner. I've...
  • Dining scene: From spice-grilled chicken to raw zucchini puttanesca

    Dining scene: From spice-grilled chicken to raw zucchini puttanesca
    Fresh First 4520 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, 954-900-3705, FreshFirst.com Chef Mary Siragusa and her daughter, pastry chef Francesca Siragusa, are celebrating the first anniversary of their organic eatery and juicery on Southeast 17th...
  • Review: Smoke.Oil.Salt brings back a paella master

    Review: Smoke.Oil.Salt brings back a paella master
    Have you ever tasted real paella? And by "real," I should specify that I mean not the stuff you eat with sangria down by the beach or even the lovely yellow rice with seafood that you have to order a day in advance at Cuban restaurants, but the real...
  • Cheese storage challenge

    Cheese storage challenge
    Q: I want to know the best way to store cheese...soft cheeses, hard cheeses, etc..Every time I open up the cheese after getting it at the store, I can't wrap it the way they do and it ends up in a Ziploc bag. And can you freeze most cheeses or does it...
  • How to sample Asian Pear beer or wine

    The local grower of gourmet Asian pears, Subarashii Kudamono, (meaning "wonderful fruit" in Japanese) celebrates the coming harvest with Asian Pear beer and wine tastings. The Coopersburg company, which has been growing gourmet Asian pears in the region...