Most Read: Lifestyle

Trove link goes here

Live Online Discussions

There are no discussions scheduled today.

Weekly schedule, past shows

All We Can Eat: September, 2012

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Building a better brisket

Can this dinner be saved? A chef comes to the rescue.

By Adam Sobel  |  03:15 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 09/04/2012

UPDATED: Hatch peppers, coming to a store near you

Find them raw and roasted onsite at these Washington area locations.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  02:30 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Shopping

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Operation BBQ Relief on ground in Louisiana

The relief organization is firing up its smokers to feed those impacted by Hurricane Isaac.

By Jim Shahin  |  06:00 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Jinich flexes her muscles for season two of ‘Pati’s Mexican Table’

Season two of “Pati’s Mexican Table” finds the chef arm wrestling a bar owner and getting into the ring with luchadores.

By Tim Carman  |  04:05 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Television | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Chef Rick Moonen stands up for wild Alaskan salmon

The celebrity chef uses his Las Vegas restaurant to fight plans to build a gold and copper mine in the Bristol Bay watershed.

By Juliet Eilperin  |  01:10 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Sustainable Food | Tags:  Juliet Eilperin

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/31/2012

Tristar berries allow you to mix once forbidden fruits

Tristar berries grow into September and October, allowing you to combine them with tomatoes for a haunting dish.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 08/30/2012

How to throw a proper blue crab feast

How to host a crab-eating party this Labor Day — and what it might cost you at the market.

By Cara Kelly  |  03:35 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 08/30/2012

And this little piggy had no cross-species friends

Tamar Haspel hopes her pigs will view her chickens as friends, not an easy meal.

By Tamar Haspel  |  09:45 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tamar Haspel, Pig to Table Project

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Farmers market roundup: Aug. 30-Sept. 5

Look for a plethora of peppers.

By Becky Krystal  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Markets This Week | Tags:  Becky Krystal, markets

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 08/29/2012

Chat Leftovers: Storing balsamic vinegar

In this house, it’s kept on the counter. Is that a good idea?

By Jane Touzalin  |  09:15 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chat Leftovers

Posted at 05:35 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Pie fight! More than 40 compete in Bethesda contest.

More than 40 amateurs, both adults and children, will compete in the third annual Bake Bethesda a Pie Contest.

By Tim Carman  |  05:35 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Markets This Week | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 08/28/2012

Bon Appetit to buy humanely raised ground beef only

The food-service giant will serve ground beef from suppliers certified by third-party animal welfare groups.

By Tim Carman  |  08:00 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Sustainable Food | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/28/2012

Tips on how not to be a BBQ Rufus in North Carolina

If Obama wants to win North Carolina, John Shelton Reed suggests avoiding barbecue.

By Jim Shahin  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Ambar to introduce Serbian cuisine to Capitol Hill

A partner in Masa 14 plans to channel his native Serbia with his next restaurant on Barracks Row.

By Tim Carman  |  02:30 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/27/2012

The life left in Embers of the Deceased

DC Brau’s smoked wheat beer is available for about two more weeks.

By Greg Kitsock  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer, All We Can Eat

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/24/2012

Tomato and pepper, a bit of red-on-red alchemy

Cooking Off the Cuff with ripe tomatoes is even more rewarding when sweet red peppers are at their best.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes, All We Can Eat

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 08/23/2012

Pigs, on a see-food diet

The trio’s happy for every fishy scrap, thanks to the largess of a Hyannis seafood restaurant.

By Tamar Haspel  |  09:00 AM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/23/2012

Farmers market roundup: Aug. 25-Aug. 29

Pears have arrived; plus, some very tiny tomatoes.

By Becky Krystal and Bonnie S. Benwick  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Markets This Week | Tags:  Becky Krystal, markets

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 08/22/2012

California’s ‘foie gras madness’ before the ban

Chef Roland Passot describes the frenzy at his restaurant before California banned foie gras on July 1.

By Tim Carman  |  01:45 PM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Media | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 08/22/2012

Chat Leftovers: Photographing your food

With an iPhone and a little planning, you can make your plate look great

By Jane Touzalin  |  08:00 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chat Leftovers

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 08/21/2012

Immigrant’s Table extra: Kraut Rocks

The classic German dish of fermented cabbage gets a boost from a D.C. celebrity chef.

By Tim Carman  |  03:56 PM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Recipes | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 08/21/2012

Do you cook on vacation?

We want to know how you approach cooking away from home.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  03:01 PM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/21/2012

Tampa takes a democratic approach to BBQ

The city that will host the GOP convention doesn’t adopt a partisan approach to smoked meats.

By Jim Shahin  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 08/20/2012

What floated your boat during DC Beer Week?

DC Beer Week is a wrap. Which were the winners and losers among the brews you sampled?

By Tim Carman  |  01:45 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/20/2012

A Friendship made in San Diego

Green Flash Brewery looks to expand East. But first: Its latest Belgian-style release.

By Greg Kitsock  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Greg Kitsock

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/18/2012

Eid al-Fitr recipes to share at the dinner table

To me, the end of Ramadan is a joyous celebration of food.

By Fahima Haque  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/17/2012

Searching for the ‘essence’ of summer tomatoes

Cooking Off the Cuff suggests you save the gel and juice inside your tomatoes and turn them into a tasty sauce.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes, In Season | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 08/16/2012

Immigrant’s Table extra: Shark fin soup

What exactly is in the crabmeat-shark soup at New Kam Fong? We investigate.

By Tim Carman  |  12:15 PM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/16/2012

The swine flue: Pig snouts inhale only the good stuff

Pig snouts inhale only the good stuff, like pizza crusts and fish skin, and leave behind the cabbage.

By Tamar Haspel  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tamar Haspel, Pig to Table Project

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/16/2012

Farmers market roundup: Aug. 16-Aug. 22

This week, pick up local green and red grapes.

By Becky Krystal  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Markets This Week | Tags:  Becky Krystal, markets

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 08/15/2012

Chefs Feed app: Politics of the plate

The smartphone app promises to send you to your favorite chefs’ favorite restaurants. Or at least to their best friends’ restaurants.

By Tim Carman  |  04:30 PM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/15/2012

Who’s with Julia? Help us sort it out.

A photo op from her 90th birthday dinner at 1789 has noteworthy Washington food faces. Can you spot them all?

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/15/2012

What they learned from Julia Child

Famous food folks share their thoughts on what would have been her 100th birthday. What would you say to Julia, if you had the chance?

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 08/14/2012

Judge halts MoCo’s plans to lease Brickyard site

The ruling will allow Nick Maravell to temporarily remain on the site where he has farmed for 31 years.

By Tim Carman and Victor Zapana  |  02:30 PM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Sustainable Food | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/14/2012

A brisket smokes in Brooklyn

New York-based street food guru Daniel Delaney has become a student of central Texas barbecue.

By Jim Shahin  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 08/13/2012

New analysis indicates America remains obese

The CDC’s new measuring methodology has changed enough to make comparisons to previous years meaningless.

By Tim Carman  |  12:40 PM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 08/11/2012

DC Beer Week officially launches Sunday with cruise

The fourth annual celebration of local beer may offer more than 100 events when it’s all said and done.

By Greg Kitsock  |  08:00 AM ET, 08/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Greg Kitsock

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 08/10/2012

Marcus Samuelsson on cooking and controversy

The celebrity chef talks about his new memoir, his complex career and those critics who want to bring him down.

By Tim Carman  |  04:15 PM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 08/10/2012

A star is born: 3 Stars Brewing’s debut beers

Washington’s newest brewery made a splash at ChurchKey with bold offerings that separate it from the competition.

By Daniel Fromson  |  11:40 AM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Daniel Fromson

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/10/2012

Duck one way: The old-fashioned way

Cooking Off the Cuff turns to Andre Soltner for inspiration on how to prepare a rich, crispy duck without the fuss.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 08/09/2012

Virginia cafe chain to continue the Sweet life

The Sweet Leaf owners agree to slightly alter their name after Sweetgreen files a trademark infringement suit.

By Tim Carman  |  03:50 PM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 08/09/2012

Deep in the bowels of pig farming

Tamar Haspel discovers that raising hogs doesn’t stink as much as she thought.

By Tamar Haspel  |  10:30 AM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tamar Haspel, Pig to Table Project

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/09/2012

Farmers market roundup: Aug. 9-15

We’ve got fig plans for this week.

By Becky Krystal  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Markets This Week | Tags:  Becky Krystal, markets

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 08/08/2012

Beard Food Conference to focus on trust issues

The October event will address major topics, like GMOs, in hopes of bringing opposing sides closer together.

By Tim Carman  |  05:00 PM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Food Politics | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 08/07/2012

Immigrant’s Table extra: Ya pears

With its firm texture and mild sweetness, the Chinese import could be perfect for those recipes that call for barely ripe pears.

By Tim Carman  |  02:15 PM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/07/2012

Steven Raichlen offers tips for backyard grillers

In his second interview with the barbecue author, Smoke Signals extracts a few secrets for better outdoor grilling.

By Jim Shahin  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Bourdain slices up familiar subjects in ‘Get Jiro!’

The chef, author and TV host ventures into the comic book world with predictably graphic results.

By Tim Carman  |  03:00 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/06/2012

Post-Maytag era Anchor Brewing looks to expand

The pioneering San Francisco brewery wants to keep pace with the ambitious upstarts.

By Greg Kitsock  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Greg Kitsock

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 08/03/2012

It’s official. The Guards is closed.

The owner of the historic Georgetown restaurant and bar has decided to leave the hospitality business.

By Tim Carman  |  05:15 PM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/03/2012

Corn risotto that’ll make you smile from ear to ear

Cooking Off the Cuff develops a recipe that features (almost) no flavors other than those of corn.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 08/02/2012

MeatCrafters to expand into wholesale market

The charcuterie company plans to sell a line of cured meats to restaurants, shops and bars.

By Tim Carman  |  04:30 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/02/2012

String theory: Taking the measure of a pig

How does a small farmer know when her pig reaches slaughter weight? She pulls out some string.

By Tamar Haspel  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tamar Haspel, Pig to Table Project

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/02/2012

Farmers market roundup: Aug. 2-8

Snap to it, because green beans have arrived.

By Becky Krystal  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Markets This Week | Tags:  Becky Krystal, markets

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 08/01/2012

Some still follow the R-month rule for oysters

Even with triploids and their ability to fight disease, not everyone thinks oysters should be consumed in summer.

By Tim Carman  |  05:00 PM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 08/01/2012

Operation BBQ Relief vies for national Classy Award

The organization that assisted Missouri tornado victims hopes the award will help it raise more funds.

By Jim Shahin  |  02:00 PM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 08/01/2012

Chat Leftovers: Cottage cheese, please

Make it yourself? Yes, you can.

By Jane Touzalin  |  09:00 AM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

© 2011 The Washington Post Company