Some eat to live, but it's a fair assumption that most chefs live to eat, so it's hardly surprising that most have given some thought to what their last meal on Earth would be. Or, at the very least, they can come up with an answer on the fly. We caught up with the likes of Giada De Laurentiis, Thomas Keller, Michael Chiarello, and Masaharu Morimoto to find out their answers to this crucial question — watch the video to hear their (often surprising) answers!
During the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, the best chefs in the world shared their top tips for home cooks. From keeping your fridge clean and cabinets organized to properly seasoning a dish, watch the video to see what chefs Rick Bayless, Marcus Samuelsson, Kristen Kish, Ted Allen, Tyler Florence, and more have to say.
We just wrapped up another unforgettable year at the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, and while there were countless memories, our editors have a few of the weekend's highlights. Watch our video to hear about the best parties, favorite chef interviews, and incredible dishes, then read all of our Aspen coverage.
- Add this poutine burger to your bucket list.
- Add this poutine burger to your bucket list. — A Hamburger Today
- Taco Bell's CEO: "If Chipotle's BMW, then we're Hyundai." — Consumerist
- Food pyramids from around the world. — Food Republic
- Curtis Stone shows Conan O'Brien how to make a very romantic dinner. — Eater
- Top dog Vienna Beef sues another company for stealing its recipe. — Grub Street CHI
- The ladies of DC Cupcakes offer a low-fat version of their famous recipe. — TLC
- Rick Bayless's two important steps toward brighter, fresher Mexican food. — Yahoo! Shine
- A look at the new aerated milk chocolate from Hershey's. — Huffington Post Food
- Rick Bayless shares on the cuisine of Tijuana.
- Rick Bayless shares on the cuisine of Tijuana. — Grub Street SF
- How to make the perfect steak sandwich. — Yahoo Shine
- The most common ingredients in fast food. — TLC
- An inside look at a dinner party hosted by Martha Stewart. — The Martha Blog
- Breastaurants growth shows no sign of stopping. — Huffington Post Food
- The saddest comic you'll ever read about oysters. — Gilt Taste
- If you have a food dehydrator, you can make watermelon prosciutto! — The Kitchn
- A brief history of the expensive burger. — Food Republic
- Wolfgang Puck has launched his own wine label. — Eater
Take a trip around the world without ever leaving your kitchen. With diets filled with mac and cheese and chicken fingers, it's hard to imagine that lil ones will open their minds – or palates – to anything other than typical kids' menu fare, but that's probably because mama hasn't given them the chance. Celebrity chef and Top Chef Master Rick Bayless has spent years changing the way we look at Mexican food and recently spoke with me about ways to introduce the cuisine to young eaters, how kids can start their own organic garden through Seeds for Change's Sowing Millions Project, and his thoughts on the recent Top Chef finale. Take a look!
I know this recipe looks uninspiringly simple — but it's exceptionally good. It offers everything green beans need: enough cooking to mellow their flavor, garlic to give them a tantalizing aroma, and balsamic vinegar's dark, syrupy, sweet-sour glaze to draw you back bite after bite.
The IACP awards have the following categories: American; Baking: Savory or Sweet; Chefs & Restaurants; Children, Youth, and Family; Compilations; Culinary History; First Book; Food Photography and Styling; Food Reference; General; Health and Special Diet; International; Library Food Writing; Professional Kitchens; Single Subject; and Wine, Beer & Spirits. To find out which notable cookbooks have been included and to share your favorite cookbook, read more.