Eating In Season
Make this the year you pledge to eat foods that are in season and locally grown.
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A Fall Feast to Remember
When one is asked to recount his greatest experiences with wine, it is seldom a matter of simply denominating the finest wines one has tasted. Instead, the response usually begins with an effusive description of the setting, tasting companions, and the culinary fare.
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A Feast Between the Vines: The Sommelier Love Fest
The Sommelier Love Fest, hosted in mid-August by Sonoma Coast’s Peay Vineyards, is an opportunity for the Peays to show their appreciation to sommeliers throughout northern California who have bought and promoted their high quality wines.
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A Fish For All Seasons
U.S. Farm Raised Catfish has certainly come a long way from the backyard fish fry. These flaky filets are becoming a common sight on white tablecloths across the country.
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This Isn't Philly
Creole cream cheese is a "farmer’s cheese"; that is, it’s fresh rather than aged or ripened. Its flavor can trigger taste memories of sour cream, crème fraîche, and yogurt.
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A Life in Wine: A Discussion with John Gilman
John Gilman, whose articles appear regularly in The Viking Life, is one of our country’s most influential wine commentators, particularly among serious enthusiasts and collectors who subscribe to his bi-monthly periodical, “View from the Cellar.”
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A Question of Sustainability
Some of the most esteemed vintners in the world follow sustainable, organic, and biodynamic farming methods
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A Resolution to Keep
There’s something about the beginning of a new year that causes us to reflect on our lives. These reflections often prompt us to make resolutions to change or improve some things. This almost always involves a four letter word - that’s right - FOOD.
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A Two-Century Australian Tradition
Melbourne, Australia, 1870 AD. Despite the fact that you drink wine regularly at your large and stately home and that wine grapes had been planted here since the arrival of the first European settlers in 1788, none of what you drink is Australian.
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A View From the Coast
Once a hidden home to counterculture revolutionaries, anti-prohibitionists, surfers, hippies, abalone divers, gardeners tending to their weed, drop-outs, and those wanting to be far from the hum of modern life, Mendocino, California is now one of the largest and most hip counties in the state.
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A Visit to an Italian Farmers' Market
To market, to market. It has been held on a Monday morning for as long as anyone can remember, and in these parts the vast common memory stretches back for centuries.
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Affordable Paris
A traveler willing to spend about an hour of pre-trip research will find that one person’s total daily outlay for food and drink in Paris, outside of such ritzy Right-Bank areas as the Champs Elysées and the Opera district, need not exceed $100.
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Alcohol Content in Wine
Alcohol is an important wine preservative, and it can make a contribution to flavour. It is warm, spirity, and very slightly sweet. Today its effect as a wine flavour and structural component is even more noticeable than ever. As for its effects as a stimulant...
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All Five Senses - Experience a Culture through its Kitchen
In the wilds of Tuscany ask somebody about what they’re eating and you’re likely to find out how their mother spent her days, where the good shepherd is located, when a nice fat pig is scheduled to arrive from the Casentino, how to stretch pasta dough to feed a crowd if necessary, or how to make it rich and silky if the hens are laying.
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Alsace in the Fall
As a Sommelier, I have always enjoyed recommending and pairing the unique wines of Alsace with food, but I had never visited the region. I decided to correct that oversight and visit during the autumn harvest.
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An Intro to Serving Cheese

Try these helpful tips for handling cheese from the cheese professionals at Artisanal Premium Cheese.

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An Italian Wedding Feast
For years now Elizabeth Willmott and Marco Ceri, masters at hospitality, have been putting on feasts for groups of friends in their lovely home. Il Mulino di Ferraia.
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Exploring The Cheese Cave
Come discover the extraordinary pleasure of handcrafted cheeses passionately crafted by the professionals at Artisanal Premium Cheese.
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Barbecued Mutton at the Moonlight Cafe
My friend Tom Jamison and I were spending some time wandering around Murfreesboro, Tennessee, near Nashville, which, as you might know, is great ‘cue country. Tom had just moved into an old farmhouse outside town, and I was helping him break in the kitchen by splattering grease around and dripping barbecue sauce on the newly sanded counters.
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Bouchard Dinner Party
The highest calling of wine is its accompaniment to great food. In addition to being delicious, it should amplify the best qualities of the food, all the while refreshing the palate. For food prepared with a deft touch, no wine excels in this role like Burgundy, both red and white.
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Burgundy Bargains: Village Vineyards
The last fifteen years in Burgundy have been the finest in the history of this great wine-producing region, as the number of excellent vintages has been astounding.
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Celebrate National Catfish Month
August is National U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish Month, and it’s a great opportunity to enjoy the many delicious preparations of this versatile, all-American fish.
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Cheese Pairing 202: A Pungent Argument for Whites
Until fairly recently, the topic of wine and cheese received scant coverage beyond suggestions for cute cheese knives and cutting boards, surely the two least important bits of knowledge within the subject.
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Chef Art Smith
The executive chef and co-owner of Table fifty-two, Art Smith has received the culinary profession’s highest awards and has cooked for some of the world’s most famous celebrities as personal chef to Oprah Winfrey.
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Choosing Wine For the Thanksgiving Table
Thanksgiving is perhaps the quintessential American holiday, and with almost every table in the country graced with turkey, the inevitable question becomes which wines should we serve with the bird?
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Chopsticks and Champagne: A Guide to Asian Pairings
Finding the right wine match with the flavorful dishes of Asian cultures is not an insurmountable challenge, as there are indeed a great many wines that work magically with such preparations. And finding them is relatively simple, once one discovers the key to fine wine pairing with Asian cuisine.
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Close to Nature
A simple rule for eating well, which for me means eating food that tastes great and happens also to be good for you, is stick close to Mother Nature. She won’t lead you astray.
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Complexity and Finish: Hallmarks of Quality
In a prior article, we dealt with four fundamental attributes of wine: body, texture, depth and concentration of flavor, and balance. In this issue, we will consider two additional characteristics of wine, COMPLEXITY and FINISH, both of which are essential to excellent wine.
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Cooking with Wine
Cooking with wine brings those same qualities to food, adding nuance and flavor that the dish would otherwise lack. Here are a few tips to cooking with wine that will add to the experience.
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Cool Down with Crisp Wines
The warmth and comfort we find so desirable in our cuisine during those cold, stern months contrasts sharply with what we find splendid in the summer.
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Decanting Enchantment: A French Country Dinner at La Provence
In keeping with this issue’s theme, the decision before me was how to prepare a meal of authentic French provincial cuisine with which to pair appropriate French regional wines.
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Diana Kennedy
In terms of introducing to Americans an understanding of various national cuisines, the most influential writers, assuredly thus far, have been Julia Child (French), Marcella Hazan (Italian), and Diana Kennedy (Mexican).
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Dining Gourmet Style with Chef Sara Moulton
In November 2006, The Viking Life partnered with Gourmet magazine to host a special luncheon to benefit the New Orleans Restaurant Renewal Fund. The Magazine of Good Living opened its doors to 16 food enthusiasts, who indulged in a one-of-a-kind epicurean experience in the Gourmet Private Dining Room.
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Fall Produce: A Palatable Wonderland
Chefs love all changes of season because they provide a whole new palette of colors and flavors to play with, but fall is an especially popular time of year because the produce actually requires some coaxing from the chef in order to be tasty.
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Flavor of the Old Cask: The Many Wines of Thomas Jefferson
In 1973, while writing the wine column for the Washington Post, I received a phone call from James Bear, then Curator of Thomas Jefferson’s restored home at Monticello.
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Franco Files: Our Favorite U.S. Bistros
What’s Your Favorite U.S. Bistro?
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French Twist: Recipes from Chef José Gutierrez
Born and trained in France, Master Chef José Gutierrez offers a surprisingly fresh perspective on French cooking. After studying nouvelle cuisine directly under the celebrated Chef Paul Bocuse, Chef Gutierrez arrived in the U.S. Drawn to the flavors of the South, Chef Gutierrez soon found himself in Memphis as Chef de Cuisine at the Peabody Hotel’s Chez Philippe.
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From the Andes to the Cellar: Argentinean Wines
Argentine wine is not a new phenomenon, but the wide-spread quality is.
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Gifts From The Kitchen
Great food is synonymous with the holidays. Whether creating a celebratory feast, a cocktail party to ring in the season, or edible gifts for family and friends - the kitchen is an active place this time of year.
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Good Morning Vietnam
We will remember these days in Vietnam, that the world is more alike than different, that food can be the catalyst to join us around a common table, and that we are more alike than different.
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Grilling Recipes from Bobby Flay
I’m going to put a new and colorful twist on southwestern cuisine," said Bobby Flay, host of Food Network’s FoodNation and Boy Meets Grill, just before the 1991 opening of the now-celebrated Mesa Grill. Since then the flame-haired man from Manhattan has earned critical acclaim, including Gael Greene’s choice of Mesa Grill as best restaurant in 1992.
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Growing Your Own Vegetables
Whether you build your own flower-box (veggie-box) or purchase one, container gardening can provide relaxation, fun, and a bounty of fresh vegetables.
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Homemade Pasta - A Taste of Italy
Mention Italian food, and pasta immediately comes to mind. While pasta is a staple in every part of Italy, pasta and pasta dishes vary from region to region.
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Hosting a Wine Tasting at Home
Inviting friends to a wine tasting at home is an informal way to socialize, share some good food and wine, and maybe learn a little something in the process. You don’t need to make it a serious, professional-style tasting with white tablecloths and score sheets unless you want to.
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I Think Turkeys Are Supposed to Look Like That
My very first Thanksgiving in Italy was turned into a challenge when everyone got so excited they invited half of Tuscany to join us.
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In the Land of Cocktails
Leave it to these charming New Orleans natives to show that while cocktail alchemy may seem like chemistry, the courses of learning and the final exams are far, far more enjoyable. 
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John Besh Profile

Some restaurant chefs go to extraordinary lengths to find exactly the right ingredients for their dishes. One is John Besh, who once wanted to strengthen the flavor and texture of his veal-stock reductions at Restaurant August in New Orleans by adding collagen, the protein found in cattle that also produces gelatin.

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Las Vegas Culinary Hot Spots
With the opening of Joel Robuchon at the Mansion, and a plethora of upscale venues throughout the Valley, 2007 has to be called the greatest year ever for Las Vegas restaurants.
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Linton and Gina Hopkins: Marriage and Family is the Main Course
Chef Linton and Gina Hopkins, owners of Restaurant Eugene in Atlanta, Georgia balance business, family and being extremely active in their community.
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Meeting Mai Pham
Mai Pham is the chef and owner of Lemon Grass Restaurant in Sacramento, California, a nationally acclaimed restaurant featuring Vietnamese and Thai cuisine.
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Memorial Day BBQ Baby Back Ribs
I’ve had my Viking Charcoal Capsule for a year now, and it has instantly become my favorite cooking tool, hands down. Because of the ceramic liner and finely tuned vents, I can load up with natural charcoal, easily get the temperature as low as 250 degrees, and keep it there long enough to roast a pork shoulder –that’s a good six or seven hours!
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Moll Anderson
Lifestyle Expert Moll Anderson has taken the interior design world and infused it with a fresh new way of thinking. Taking How-To TV to the next level, Anderson believes that if you change your home you can change your life.
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My Time in Vietnam
In Saigon, I closely studied the flavors of Vietnam. I came to love the sticky rice that purposefully clumps together instead of standing apart. I came to know the perfume of anise-scented basil. I pledged, again, my devotion to the pleasant cloy of cilantro.
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Napa Valley Dinner Party
It’s a glorious, late spring morning in Napa Valley. I’m decked out in a borrowed camouflage jacket two sizes too big, crouched on the ground in a vineyard in Oakville, rubbing two pieces of wood together and hoping to God the noise it creates resembles the sound of a female turkey, or hen.
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Niman Ranch: Looking to the Past to Create a Better Future
Good food begins at the farm. Today, food enthusiasts and chefs alike are enjoying the taste of juicy steaks, flavorful pork chops and sweet, succulent lamb, all of which comes from animals raised in America on sustainable family farms using humane practices.
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Oaxaca with Rick Bayless
Dressed in jeans and a red t-shirt, his hair tousled, his Vandyke trimmed, his eyes bright and earnest behind a pair of mod glasses, Bayless looks and sounds like a waylaid doctoral candidate, still enthralled by his research.
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Olive Oil: Looks Green, Smells Green, Tastes Green
The Mediterranean diet has long been hailed as a model for how to eat for healthy living. One of the pillars of the Mediterranean diet is olive oil, and often it’s the only fat present in the diets of people described as healthy for how they eat.
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One Fish, Two Fish - "Green Fish," Good Fish
U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish is listed by Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program as a "best choice" due to its abundance and well-managed, environmentally friendly farming practices.
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Ordering Wine in a Restaurant
For many people, an awkward aspect of dining in a fine restaurant is the selection and service of wine. The source of discomfort is in not recognizing wines on the wine list; confusion in pairing wines with the food being ordered; and how to appropriately seek assistance.
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Pairing Wine with Food: Considering Body and Texture
As the American culinary stage has gained sophistication in recent years, selecting an appropriate wine for a meal has deservedly become a prominent consideration. Accordingly, a significant portion of the future content of Viking Life will include this topic.
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Pairing Wine with Food from the Grill
One of the most frequent frustrations of culinary enthusiasts about wine and food pairings involves the pleasures of the grill. And, to be sure, there are several aspects of the flavors and textures common to grilled, smoked, or barbecued food that significantly impact the enjoyment of wine.
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Putting Health Back into School
We – school officials, vendors, and parents – are confident that we are helping our children develop healthy eating habits that will follow them throughout their lives.
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Q & A with Chef Donald Link
The James Beard Foundation’s 2007 Best Chef: South, Chef Donald Link was kind enough to answer a few questions about his life, his restaurants and his food philosophies.
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Questions and Appetizers with Chef Morimoto
Chef Masaharu Morimoto – known to millions as star of "Iron Chef" and "Iron Chef America" – is as comfortable cooking against the clock for a live television audience as he is preparing his signature omakase menu at his namesake restaurants.
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Raise a Glass to Lower Cholesterol
Is this simply a highly sophisticated plot devised by Al-Qaeda operatives to weaken the bodies and workaholic tendencies of otherwise intelligent Americans?
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Red and Bleu: Quick Tips for Wine & Cheese Pairing
Whether it’s good old-fashioned Macaroni and Cheese or a Swiss fondue featuring pungent cheese cousins Gruyere and Raclette, almost every one of my favorite dishes to cook features some type of world-class cheese.
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Reveillon Dinners
New Orleans is the kind of town that never passes up a chance to celebrate something. Réveillon dinners began as a 19th century French custom and most of the restaurants taking part offer the event at bargain prices.
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Seattle's Chef Maria Hines: Organic Alchemist
Nominated by the James Beard Foundation as 2007 Best Chef: Northwest, Chef Maria Hines specializes in amazing organic cuisine.
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Serving Sparkling Wine
The first guideline for serving sparkling wine is: Do it. Don’t think you have to wait for a special occasion to open a bottle of bubbly. Too many people believe sparkling wine is only for birthdays, anniversaries, and other infrequent celebrations.
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Sicily: A Feast for the Senses
Sicily is at once seductive and elusive; from the most traditional dishes to cutting-edge cuisine, cooks and chefs throughout the region have been, and still are, inspired by the land.
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Simply Sustainable
Buying locally grown produce or meat is not only better for you and the environment, it is tremendously beneficial to the local economy.
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Stoking the Loaves: Wood Oven Breads
The wood-burning oven, a player in a former version of my Tuscan life, was used only for harvest season celebratory grape pizzas until I launched into bread experiments.
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Stop and Smell the Rosé: Exploring the Flavors of Provence
Provence. The name itself conjures up images of azure blue skies, golden fields of sunflowers, gnarled cypress trees reaching for the heavens, a seascape dotted with fishing vessels, and the pervasive bouquet of lavender, roses, and the sea.
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Stuffed: A Napa Valley Venison Party
My dear friend was invited to an exclusive deer hunt in northern California, but he still had much of last year’s hard-won buck in the freezer. He needed the space. Would I please pick up the venison meat and make something worthy?
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Summer Pleasures From a Tuscan Farmhouse
For all summer’s labors, it brings considerable rewards, not least to farmhouse tables. The season is liberally sprinkled with events that demand festive recognition.
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Summertime Foodstuffs in Loro Ciuffenna
The gardens are offering up cucumbers to marinate into cool, refreshing salads, and tomatoes for insalata caprese, fresh pasta sauces, canning, roasting, and eating in huge bites with just some salt, oregano and olive oil.
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Tasting with the Prince of Burgundy
“How would you like to host a dinner for Aubert de Villaine?" asked my friend Gib Rockwood of Wilson Daniels, a wine importer. I have been a sommelier for 12 years and have had some wonderful wine evenings, but I knew I was in for a special treat.
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The Barbecue Oral History Project
Integral to an appreciation and understanding of the diverse food cultures of the American South is the collection and preservation of the stories behind the food. The Southern Foodways Alliance’s Oral History Initiative seeks to capture stories of Southerners who grow, create, serve, and consume food and drink.
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The Beaujolais Renaissance
This beautiful and rambling area just northwest of the city of Lyons, the gastronomic capital of France, is today in the midst of an amazing quality renaissance.
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The Beauty of Barolo
As the leaves begin to change color in northerly climates the world over, thoughts immediately turn to deeper wines and heartier fare. For me, this inevitably means the return to my dining table of Barolo.
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The Best of Burgundy
It’s hard not to be biased when it comes to Burgundy because I’ve lived here over twenty-five years. I’ve come to know the landscape like the back of my hand.
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The Champagne Revolution
Champagne holds a timeless and special place in the universe of wine, and it is a wine with which so many milestones in life are shared and measured. For hundreds of years the unique sparkling wines of these rolling hills east of Paris have captured the imaginations of artists and courtiers, and the world has been a richer place for the addition of a bit of bubbly.
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The Comforts of Fall
Fall is my favorite time of year.  I love the weather, the clothes, and of course, the food.  Food and fashion are both incredibly seasonal.
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The Contessa of Comfort: Ina Garten Recipes
Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics is the essential Ina Garten cookbook, focusing on the techniques behind her elegant food and easy entertaining style, and offering nearly a hundred brand-new recipes that will become trusted favorites.
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The Culinary Roots of Chef Lee Richardson
Wrapped around the influences of gulf seafood and the culture of Creole and Cajun tradition, Lee was blessed to have exposure to some of the very best home cooking and the areas’ finest restaurants.
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The Edible Schoolyard Project
Bordering the wide steps leading to the entrance of Samuel J. Green Charter School in Uptown New Orleans are planters and beds filled with clusters of bright green herbs and brilliant marigolds and petunias. The plants are much more than decoration: They’re symbols of the accomplishments of the students who grew them from seeds.
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The Golden Age of California Cabernet Sauvignon
California cabernet sauvignon has never been more popular than it is in the first decade of the twenty-first century. But has it ever been better than it is today?
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The Magical 2005 Burgundy Vintage
Just because the holiday season of 2006 is now behind us does not mean that there will be no more gift giving in the next twelve months, as Mother Nature’s gift giving season is about to begin. The luxuriant 2005 Burgundies are coming!
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The New Trattoria Cooking
Drawing on the best ingredients in Italy—and beyond—chefs like Umbria’s Salvatore Denaro are bringing new vitality to the trattoria tradition.
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The Thai Challenge: A Spicy Pairing Menu
I love Thai cuisine for what it manages to pack into practically every dish: a wild spectrum of opposing flavors. Tangy, hot, sweet and spicy flavors working in perfect balance with each other.
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The Three-Ingredient Rule as Applied to Christmas Dinner
My first Christmas in Loro Ciuffenna was fun, Elvis on the stereo and snow on the mountain. Menu decisions were complicated as my so-called mother-in-law Angiola’s response to "What do you make for Christmas dinner?" was "Niente speciale." What? Nothing special?
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Tips on Storing Wine
If you want to join the ranks of wine collectors who put bottles away for the future, you’ll need to provide your selections with the optimum conditions for aging. Proper storage improves the chances that your wines will delight, not disappoint, when you open them.
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Today's Dry Roses: Finding Elegance and Sophistication in Rose-Colored Glasses
Perhaps no class of wine has come further in the last decade than the once lowly rosé. With the days of Mateus Rosé and white zinfandel now firmly in the rear view mirror, a new generation of wine lovers has discovered just how flexible these outstanding, salmon-colored dry wines can be.
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Ultimate Outdoor Kitchens
Today’s kitchens take to the great outdoors in ever-increasing numbers. The outdoor flavors, the experience of enjoying food hot off the grill, the fresh air environment — these all create a unique experience to spend time with loved ones.
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Understanding Wine
Over the past 20 years, the level of dining sophistication among Americans has risen dramatically. The offerings by restaurants, specialty food shops, and even generic grocery stores have expanded to an extent that avails truly fine dining to anyone with the requisite interest.
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Vocal on Local: How Alice Waters Changed the World
She didn’t necessarily intend to cause a culinary revolution, but still, that is exactly what she did. These days you can’t pick up a magazine or read a menu without some chef, editor, or writer extolling the virtues of “eating locally, eating seasonally, and/or eating organically.”
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White Truffle Fever Makes the Season Glow
Sometimes, it’s the more delicate and highly perfumed white truffles that are truly prized.
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Wine & Winter Supper
Epicureanism at this level is indeed rare, but it is within reach, and well worth the effort, of those dedicated to experiencing the best life has to offer.
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Wine and Food in the Loire Valley: The Garden is Open
Like many of the top wine regions in Europe, the 2005 vintage has worked its magic on the wines of the Loire Valley, and there are more outstanding vinous choices currently available from this bucolic region than has been the case for a generation.
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Wine with Chocolate: Limited, but Luscious, Selections
The complicated nature of chocolate lies in its combination of the bitterness and sweetness. Chocolate is probably the most popular food item to present severe challenges to wine.
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Wines for the Holiday Dinner
As we approach the holiday season and begin reading the articles in the food magazines and Web sites about the feasible feasts we can offer our families and friends, we are confronted with the issue of wines to be served.
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