by Iliana de la Vega and Isabel Torrealba Though basic in nature, the tortilla is a foundational element of Mexican cuisine and culture and worthy of culinary significance and respect. Of course, ...
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by Zack Northcutt • Photography by Jenna Noel Sausage recipes and techniques are ubiquitous on the web and in cookbooks. And though making sausage might sound complicated at first, all ...
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by Kate Payne • Photography by Jo Ann Santangelo I grew up eating beef jerky exclusively on road trips. It was a special snack reserved for long stretches of open road in the Arizona desert. ...
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by Meredith Bethune If you order barbacoa in  in most parts of Texas, you’ll most likely end up with savory, slow-roasted beef—usually served on, or with, tortillas. But barbacoa ...
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by Kate Payne • Photography by Jo Ann Santangelo The world of fruit pickles opened up before me during a particularly lush summer of peaches while I was living in New York. I rolled home from the ...
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by Kate Payne • Photography by Jo Ann Santangelo Wine is associated with festivity, bacchanalian excess and verdant bounty in art and literature. The earliest recorded winemaking activities ...
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by Terry Thompson-Anderson Just say the city’s name—New Orleans—and most likely your mind will conjure up visions of food and drink. And somewhere in the sensuous mélange of ...
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