Chili Season Is Here

Cold miserable weekend? Check. Football consistently playing from the living room? Check. Cold beer in the fridge? Check. Well, guess the only thing missing is some chili.

Grilled Baby Eggplant and Fire Roasted Tomato Sauce

Callah and Matt from the Tiny Acre in Woodstock, CT dropped off some awesome baby eggplants, so naturally I fired up the grill. I had some tomatoes as well, so I figured a quick tomato sauce over some pasta and some simple grilled chicken would round out the menu. Check out the video and the…

Smoke ’em If You Got ’em

Barbecue is supposed to be simple. Make fire. Add meat. Wait. Eat. The rest are just bells and whistles to make what is essentially one of the first human examples of cooking just that little bit better. What really matters is technique, and understanding exactly what is happening to that meat.

Meet Brett

No, Brett isn’t the name of some bearded, flannelled brewer somewhere in the Pacific Northwest (although it probably is). It’s the nickname brewers have given to brettanomyces, a unique and still not completely understood genus of yeast that produces a set of flavors that, in some circles, are to be avoided at all costs.