Burger Week! No. 2: The Upstate Burger

Since May is National Burger Month, we’re celebrating with a new burger recipe every day for a week. And to make things more fun, our friends at Brooklyn Brewery have paired each burger with one of their fine beers.  The Upstate Burger strikes the perfect balance between salty and sweet, crunchy and soft. There’s candied bacon…

Burger Week No. 1: So-Cal Burger

May is National Burger Month and we’re celebrating with a week of fresh burger recipes. Our first is the So-Cal Burger, with our pasture-raised beef that is seasoned with herb salt then crowned with Jack cheese, creamy avocado, tender baby lettuces, and a generous swath of sun-dried tomato mayo. And our friends at Brooklyn Brewery have…

Ideas for Leftover Ham

Welcome to guest blogger Deana Sidney of Lost Past Remembered, a blog dedicated to discovering, replicating and adapting historic recipes. For the in-depth story on the inspiration for the mousse, plus lots of historic photos, visit her blog.   I abhor wasting food, so I was thrilled when one of our finest chefs, Dan Barber of…

6 Brunch Ideas We Love

Brunch, a brilliant combination of breakfast and lunch, is often the most anticipated meal of the week. This best-of-both-worlds feast is perfect for those lazy weekend days when sleeping in is a must. Brunch is usually served between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., and in terms of food, anything goes. While we like a leisurely…

5 Braise-Worthy Recipes

When it’s cold outside, we crave a good, long braise. So let’s look at some classic recipes for braising, shall we? 1. Rabbit. This Irish recipe by the inimitable Colman Andrews has hard cider in the braising liquid. Which is also really nice for drinking while your rabbit simmers.

Valentine’s Day at Home: Dessert

We are definitely known for the savory things in life.  Bacon? We’ll come running. But when there’s chocolate with bacon in it, we’re running even faster.  If you feel the same way, and want something a bit unconventional for your Valentine’s Day dessert, have a look at these recipes. Bacon brittle is our go-to for…

Valentine’s Day at Home: The Main Event

What’s for dinner on Valentine’s Day? For those who like eat in, here are a few inspirational recipes. If you’re cooking to impress and are not intimidated by a classic dish, our Tournedos Rossini offers a trifecta of flavors: filet mignon, foie gras, black truffle. Surprisingly simple and totally decadent. Named for the composer Rossini…

Valentine’s Day at Home: The Apps

For many of us, cooking at home for (or with) someone we love is the ultimate way to spend Valentine’s Day. Why leave your cozy cocoon when all you need is right there? If you are a member of this romantic tribe, we have a few fun ideas for dinner à deux. One way to make the…

Top 7 Favorites for Game Day Grub

Football fans who also happen to be foodies know that the Super Bowl is a chance to eat well and to show off their kitchen skills to a whole party at the big game. First off, we are offering 15% off a choice selection of items like ribs, sausages, ground beef (Wagyu included!) and various…

Garlic & Black Truffle Mashed Potatoes

This recipe is inspired by the classic Joël Robuchon mashed potato recipe which calls for equal parts potato and butter. Garlic cloves slow-cooked in duck fat are added, along with a generous amount of black truffle butter for intensely earthy and rich potatoes. Ingredients 2lbs Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cut into large chunks 8-12…

Oven-Roasted Veggie Fries with Duck Fat Recipe

If you like potatoes with duck fat, you’ll love these. Gorgeous roasted vegetable “fries” get extra flavor and color from a swath of luscious duck fat right before baking. Delicious as a side dish or chilly day snack. Ingredients Assorted root veggies, such as parsnips, turnips, carrots, and beets; scrubbed, peeled and cut into ¼…

5 Pork Recipes We Love

It’s simple. Pork is nature’s candy. We love to cook it and to eat it, and suspect you feel the same.  Every bit of the pig offers a tasty cut, and we appreciate them all, from pork chops to racks of ribs and beyond. So here are 5 recipes for pork that will inspire you to heat up the…