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Charcuterie, Salumi -

Start with curing your own meat to create and explore ways to create an exceptional charcuterie board.

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Newsletter, Pro Spotlight -

   Photo Credit: Alan Bergo Meet Chef Alan Bergo Meet Alan Bergo also known as the Forager Chef. Alan is a culinary industry veteran, former executive chef of legendary Twin Cities' Lucia’s Restaurant, and the Salt Cellar. Author of The Forager Chef’s Book of Flora, he’s one of the most respected voices in the world of foraging and wild food. Bergo is best known as the founder of Forager Chef, his website focused on wild ingredients that reaches millions of readers each year. Learn more about Chef Alan and his hunt for mushrooms, wild and obscure foods at foragerchef.com.   Dry aged venison roast...

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Newsletter, Steak -

Steak may repair your heart. Research published in the journal Nutrition indicated that eating meat can positively affect your heart. “The impact is the same as if you were to stop smoking, cut back on your sodium intake, or exercise more,” explained Korin Miller in For a Healthier Heart, Eat … Steak? Researchers looked at the consumption of seven amino acids, the building blocks of protein, recognized for retaining heart-healthy properties. In a comparative study of twins, scientist found that the twin that consumed more of the amino acids found in protein-rich foods such as meat, fish, dairy, beans, lentils, broccoli, and spinach had a healthier heart....

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Newsletter, Steak -

Think of this as "Beyond Wine": What if you embraced the Whisk(e)y Culture when you prepared a dry aged steak?

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Fun fact #1: Did you know that before the coronavirus pandemic, more than half of all air cargo traveled on passenger flights? (International Air Transportation Association) Fun fact #2:  Did you now that fliers essentially subsidize the cost of many shipments? Prepandemic, carriers devoted roughly a third of their cargo space to letters, packages and commercial goods. (Aircraft Commerce) Less than fun fact #3: For the past couple of months, Australia Post has suspended acceptance of certain international postal services, leaving your orders shipped First Class or Regular Post "aging" in a postal warehouse facility in Chicago, our nearest international point of postal departures. In effect, it's...

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