“It feels so strange, so unnecessarily fanciful to attempt to describe in English something we ate almost all the time.”
“We live in a golden age of milks.”
Kitchen karma comes for Irina Dumitrescu when her son turns into the picky eater she used to be.
To many liquor aficionados, living in a what’s called an “alcohol beverage control” state like Oregon, Pennsylvania and New Hampshire versus a privatized state means a bureaucratic stranglehold that limits access and options, but as one reporter shows, in some cases, government control benefits those seeking usual or high-end spirits. And no, he isn’t drunk.
How Jell-O salad became a mid-century American icon, before falling out of public favor.
“Foie gras is an easy target. There are only three foie farms in the country, and none of them have the money or government clout to defend themselves the way that the chicken or beef industry does. It’s a food product that is marketed directly at the affluent, and the rich are always an easy target. As an occasional delicacy, it’s also a food that’s relatively easy for most people to give up.”