Avec Eric

Chef Eric Ripert of Le Bernardin fame has launched his own website, chock full of cooking videos for simple and delicious things you can make … in a toaster oven. Check it out.

Most Everybody Loves Cheese

An article in tomorrow’s August 3 issue of The New York Times highlights a number of farms in New Jersey that teach eager learners to make cheese by hand. A few summers ago, I took a cheesemaking class here in St. Louis taught by Merryl Winstein—the “Goat Lady”—of Alpine Dairy Goats in Webster Groves. It {read more}