Heirloom tomatoes: Unique fruits passed down for generations
Heirloom tomatoes are tomatoes that have been passed down from generation to generation within a family, usually because they have desirable characteristics that the growers wish to maintain.
'Chopped' welcomes 'Teen Talent' on Food Network
Last night's episode of "Chopped" offered four teenage chefs an opportunity to compete for the $40,000 scholarship to culinary school and the very elusive title of a champion in this episode titled "Teen Talent."
Mon Dec 09, 2013
What's in season at the Union Square Greenmarket: December
A stunning array of carrots at S & S O Produce Farms from Orange County, N.Y., one of the first farmers to set up at the greenmarket in 1976.
Diane Aden Hayes: Can't squash the urge to grow
I admit I will peruse these while getting my hair done, although more and more I don't know who I'm looking at, a sure sign that I'm no longer young and hip.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
What's your favorite tomato?
Some gardeners will tell you that you can't beat the taste of a gnarly, old heirloom tomato variety, such as a 'Brandywine' or a 'Mortgage Lifter' or an 'Arkansas Traveler.'
What's Wrong With The Food You Eat?
A few months ago I stumbled upon a little food haven in Manhattan. The sign outside says "Home Grown Is Best."
Santa Fe Reporter
The Food Chain
In Santa Fe, high-profile restaurants with highprofile chefs stand beside unassuming, understated eateries.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Vic Rallo's fava bean and prosciutto salad recipe
Ready to move beyond the usual prosciutto -and-melon antipasto routine? Try Vic Rallo's recipe here, which combines the verdant flavor of fresh fava beans with sweet heirloom tomatoes, pleasantly salty pecorino, tangy red-wine vinegar, and delicate prosciutto .
The Des Moines Register
Young Iowa farmers breaking into state's commodity lineup with berries, tomatoes, sea bass
Three young Iowa farmers talked about building new niches in the state's staple of corn, soybean, cattle and hogs at the 95th annual Iowa Farm Bureau convention in Des Moines today.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Healthy harvest doesn't come cheaply
Have you ever grumbled about the prices of produce at the farmers market? Does $4 per pound for a luscious heirloom tomato seem outrageously expensive? I just returned from the fourth annual conference for Women in Sustainable Agriculture, hosted by the Women, Food and Ag Network.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
The Bacon Show
3121. Heirloom Tomato Bacon Shortcakes with Whipped Goat Cheese
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silpat. Whisk the flour, baking powder, and salt together in a large, wide bowl.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Master Gardener: There's an heirloom seed for your garden
Brandywine tomato has been around for more than 100 years and has a ribbed rather than smooth fruit.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
The Aspen Times
Ski resort visitors indulge in decadent, gut-busting cuisine
The That's Just Wrong Dog at Flame, the steakhouse at the Four Seasons Vail consists of a Kobe beef hot dog wrapped in house-cured maple bacon with blue cheese coleslaw and heirloom tomato ketchup.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Ski resorts indulge in gut-busting, decadent food
This undated image released by Four Seasons Vail shows the That's Just Wrong Dog at Flame, the steakhouse at the Four Seasons Vail, in Vail Colo.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
The London Free Press
Calgary brew pub serves up $100 burger
The $100 burger, made with waygu beef, seared fois gras, duck confit, black truffle cheese, lettuce, heirloom tomato and served on a brioche bun is available for deep pocketed eaters at Calgary's Vagabond Brewery.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Casseroles Galore: 10 Dishes for Your Next Potluck
There is no Christmas dinner without at least one to go with the other myriad dishes served in the most important meal of the year.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
The Western Producer
Canada's future agriculture lies ina
The notion that farming happens "out there" beyond the city walls changes as cities grow and sprawl over more farmland.a © Lenore Newman, Canadian research chair in food security and the environment at the University of the Fraser Valley, has a word for the space where food production and residential development co-exist: agriburbia.a © ... (more)
All food, all drinks, All Purpose
All Purpose Bar and Kitchen's cheeseburger , with Gruyere, pickled red onion and caramelized onion and crisp, light french fries, is one of the best around these days.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Erie Times News
Mi Scuzi Ristorante brings Erie closer to Italy
On any night, I'd call the menu at Mi Scuzi Ristorante inspired. But with chef Michael Farsace and his wife, Catherine, just back from a two-week sojourn through Sorrento, Rome and Tuscany, I mean it literally.
Birchwood launches Kickstarter campaign for expansion
The 18-year-old Birchwood, which has been kicking out farm-to-table food since before it was trendy, is hoping to raise $100,000 to expand its kitchen and dining room and add a community room and another bathroom.