Armchair Traveler: Gascony

We love Michael Ruhlman’s writing, whether it’s in a cookbook, his blog or even twitter. But this article in the July issue of Conde Nast Traveler about his culinary pilgrimage to Gascony is enough to make the stomach rumble. It’s possible that we are a little biased; Ariane is quoted in the article, and of…

IACP Post-Awards Party Recap!

IACP Awards 2012, a set on Flickr. Last night the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) held their 26th annual awards ceremony in New York City. The IACP Awards honor the best in English-language cookbooks, media and food writing across 50 categories. We were happy to provide the food for this years post-awards reception. We…

We Have a Wiener!

Charcutepalooza, The Year of Meat. Who could imagine that a single cookbook would inspire a nation to preserve meat competitively for a year?  If it’s Michael Ruhlman’s classic book “Charcuterie” and Cathy and Kim, then Charcutepalooza is the result.  A year ago, they threw down a challenge to a few dozen fellow food bloggers.  Make…