Vanilla Rose Hot Cider

VANILLA ROSE HOT CIDER

This recipe is so simple, but none the less elegant for all that. The vanilla bean lends a flavor soft and round. The rose petals taste...

Bottling Hard Apple Cider with Ginger Syrup

BOTTLING HARD APPLE CIDER WITH GINGER SYRUP

Lately cider's all the rage, showing up in cans and bottles on on draft, all around the town. And the flavors! Lemongrass, ginger,...

 
 
 
December 2017: Twists and Turns, Parsnips and Squash

DECEMBER 2017: TWISTS AND TURNS, PARSNIPS AND SQUASH

IN THIS MONTH'S JOURNAL... Parsnip Date Hazelnut Olive Oil Cake Parsnip Fennel Carrot Shrub Empire Grade Purveyors Delicata, Onion,...

Parsnip, Date, and Hazelnut Loaf Cake with Meyer Lemon Glaze

PARSNIP, DATE, AND HAZELNUT LOAF CAKE WITH MEYER LEMON GLAZE

This cake does not taste virtuous or excessively healthy, though it be composed of parsnip. It tastes delectable and rich, with accents...

 
 
 
Parsnip, Carrot, and Fennel Shrub

PARSNIP, CARROT, AND FENNEL SHRUB

While fruit-based shrubs delight the palate, their vegetable counterparts are so rare as to be almost non-existent. That's too bad....

December Garden Notes: Purple Potatoes and Sweet Sugar Snaps

DECEMBER GARDEN NOTES: PURPLE POTATOES AND SWEET SUGAR SNAPS

How glad are we that we planted all those peas? In staggered plantings, over several weeks, we sowed the round, lumpy seeds in various...

 
 
 
Garlic Oil

GARLIC OIL

This is a simple little snippet of a recipe, but we wanted you to have it. The beautiful Delicata Squash Tart in the December 2017...

Empire Grade Purveyors: Delicata Squash Tart with Fried Sage and Caramelized Onions

EMPIRE GRADE PURVEYORS: DELICATA SQUASH TART WITH FRIED SAGE AND CARAMELIZED ONIONS

Shades of autumn, turning to winter. Orange squash, the vibrant color of fallen leaves. Fried sage leaves, brittle and buttery brown....

 
 
 
Pumpkin Kimchi

PUMPKIN KIMCHI

As with the more familiar napa cabbage kimchi, this pumpkin kimchi requires a period of brining before being packed into jars to ferment....

Fermented Pumpkin Syrup

FERMENTED PUMPKIN SYRUP

This warmly spiced pumpkin syrup can be used in many ways. Just a day or two after it has been made, it is thick and sweet, with just...

 
 
 
Homemade Tofu

HOMEMADE TOFU

Tofu is a blank protein canvas, made to be painted with flavors of other foods. But when made by hand, it has a quiet kind of presence...

Golden Milk

GOLDEN MILK

Golden Milk is no new thing; it's known in India as Haldi Kal Doohd, and has long been used as a soothing, immune stimulating beverage,...

 
 
 
Mussels and Mushrooms in Cream

MUSSELS AND MUSHROOMS IN CREAM

The shells clack softly against the bowl, opening slowly to release the flavor of the sea. The cream is white and thick and animal,...

Mixed Mashed Roots with Miso Butter

MIXED MASHED ROOTS WITH MISO BUTTER

An earthy update on the classic mashed potatoes, mixed mashed roots have been showing up on menus and in markets more often these days....

 
 
 
Homemade Miso

HOMEMADE MISO

Miso is an ancient Japanese food, high in protein and rich in beneficial probiotics that aid digestion. It's a cleansing food, that...

November 2017: Miso and Mushrooms, Mussels and Moments

NOVEMBER 2017: MISO AND MUSHROOMS, MUSSELS AND MOMENTS

IN THIS MONTH'S JOURNAL... Mussels and Mushrooms in Cream Sip & Savor Golden Milk Homemade Miso Homemade Tofu Mixed Mashed Roots with...

 
 
 
Garden Notes November 2017: Dry Stalks and Fava Dreams

GARDEN NOTES NOVEMBER 2017: DRY STALKS AND FAVA DREAMS

Dry corn stalks rustle in a wind that blows hot, then cold. They produced such a beautiful crop this year. If you remember, we planted...

Raw Brussels Sprouts with Lemon, Anchovy, Hazelnuts, and Pecorino: Brussels Sprout Ceasar Salad!

RAW BRUSSELS SPROUTS WITH LEMON, ANCHOVY, HAZELNUTS, AND PECORINO: BRUSSELS SPROUT CEASAR SALAD!

Joshua McFadden clambered down the steps to the yurt, wearing a bright yellow hat emblazoned with the name of his restaurant, Ava Gene's....

 
 
 
JT Breakfast Bars

JT BREAKFAST BARS

This recipe comes to us from Dandelion and Quince: Exploring the Wide World of Unusual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs , a favorite from...

October 2017: An Autumn Rainbow

OCTOBER 2017: AN AUTUMN RAINBOW

IN THIS MONTH'S JOURNAL... Fermented Chile Pepper Paste Fermented Green Tomato Chutney Ceremonial Stuffed Pumpkin Brazilian Cheese...

 
 
 



Baked Zucchini and Squash

Baked Zucchini and Squash

This recipe may be the perfect side dish: Baked Zucchini and Squash. This recipe only takes a few minutes to prepare, has only a few seasonings and comes out of the oven in... Read more ...

Sous Vide Ribeye with Fig Reduction

Sous Vide Ribeye with Fig Reduction

The coupling of a perfectly cooked ribeye with the flavor of red wine makes for a perfect dinner. Using a sous vide to cook a ribeye ensures that any aspiring home chef keeps... Read more ...

Cuisinart Food Processor Giveaway

Cuisinart Food Processor Giveaway

Disclaimer: Products are provided to Steamy Kitchen for a thorough, honest review. We do not receive payment for reviews. Each review takes 5-10 hours of hands-on testing... Read more ...

How to Host a Wine Tasting Party

How to Host a Wine Tasting Party

Sponsored Post: Whether you are hosting a wine party or looking for the perfect pairing for your dinner party menu, we've teamed up with Sonoma-Cutrer to provide wine... Read more ...

Raw Milk Recalled from Old Silvana Creamery because of E. coli

Raw Milk Recalled from Old Silvana Creamery because of E. coli

Jim Sinnema, owner of Old Silvana Creamery, issued a recall today for the milk because samples of it have tested positive for E. coli. The milk has best-by dates between Dec... Read more ...

Bundt pan size

Bundt pan size

Our magazine, Sift, is filled with stunning photography and delicious recipes. But it's also a great educational resource for bakers. From time to time we pick out a reader's... Read more ...

The 10 Best Brewery Taprooms and Brewpubs (2017)

The 10 Best Brewery Taprooms and Brewpubs (2017)

It was another banner year for craft beer. As macro breweries continue to acquire new brands , craft breweries are opening at an incredible rate. There are now more than 5,000... Read more ...

How to Pick the Perfect Bottle of Wine for Every Holiday Party

How to Pick the Perfect Bottle of Wine for Every Holiday Party

We're in the thick of holiday party season, which probably has you on a first-name basis with your local wine shop salesperson. Different parties require different bottles... Read more ...

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Spruce up the usual chocolate chip cookies with shards of Andes mints candy. Anyone in the mood for some cookie inspo? You know, because I'm always happy to give it! So today's... Read more ...

Land-grant universities boost food safety for freshcut produce

Land-grant universities boost food safety for freshcut produce

Editor's note: This information is from agisamerica.org , a website supporting the work of the Association of Public & Land-Grant Universities. Food safety and quality control... Read more ...

CDC: What Foods are Killing Us

CDC: What Foods are Killing Us

The Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration published its analysis of what food tend to be linked to certain bacteria. Salmonella illnesses came from a wide variety of... Read more ...

Panettone Weekend

Panettone Weekend

Bring home an Italian during Panettone Weekend at Eataly L.A.! Trust us: this legendary, well-dressed holiday cake is an Italian that you'll want to have over for dinner - and... Read more ...