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“Here’s wishing you a little sweetness every day.” - Chef Thomas Keller While Chef Keller—like many others—strongly associates apple pie with his American childhood, the fact i...

Nov 5, 2019

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France’s reputation as the world leader in fine wine is earned because French winemakers have spent centuries cultivating the grapevine and paying attention to the minute differ...

Oct 31, 2019

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Ever wonder how the bubbles in your Prosecco got there? This fresh and fruity sparkling wine is brought to you by the Charmat method, the simplest and most widely-used way to ca...

Oct 31, 2019

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Rioja wine perfectly marries coconut-scented American oak with the plush red fruit of Spain’s native tempranillo grape. The region’s top wines hit shelves with years of age, and...

Oct 30, 2019

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Think of chenin blanc as France’s answer to riesling: a grape that makes aromatic, mineral wines with high acidity and the ability to age for decades. Chenin blanc comes in an a...

Oct 30, 2019

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Among some sommeliers and natural wine trendsetters, Champagne-style sparklers are out and rustic, cloudy pétillant naturel wines are in. These slightly sweet, gently fizzy wine...

Oct 30, 2019

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Grapes don’t taste like bananas and bubblegum, so why do some wines taste that way? Carbonic maceration is a winemaking technique that unlocks these and other fun, fruity flavor...

Oct 30, 2019

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Whether you’re making lobster rolls, bisque, or a lobster boil for a special occasion, you want to make sure you’re getting the highest quality crustaceans. But lobster isn’t so...

Oct 30, 2019

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Pastry is a term that can mean many things. It refers to a specific type of dough—like the one used to make pies, tarts, and quiche—but it also refers to a category of baked goo...

Oct 29, 2019

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