It’s possible that we haven’t been this excited about cooking with a new appliance since slow cookers promised we could set-it-and-forget-it.
If you are even the slightest bit coffee-curious, read The New Rules of Coffee by Jordan Michelman and Zachary Carlsen. The founders of the everything-coffee website Sprudge.com, Jordan and Zachary have packed a lot of coffee knowledge into a little book that stands about as tall as your standard medium (or is it grande?) coffeehouse coffee. In The New Rules of Coffee, the authors detail the vast world of coffee and its evolution. And what a world it is.
Finca El Origen is a tasty, sporty, violet-colored Malbec from Argentina’s Mendoza region. The 2017 vintage is out, and you’ll find bottles going for $12 and under in stores in our region.
Kiss that cooking rut goodbye—the recipes in Nik Sharma’s beautiful debut cookbook, Season, are all about spice, flavor, and experimentation.