In an era when everyone and their brother is logging hours detailing their most recent meals, some food writers are timeless. M.F.K. Fisher has influenced generations of readers with her melodic prose and delectable descriptions of food and eating. Her tumultuous and productive life is chronicled in An Extravagant Hunger: The Passionate Years of M.F.K. Fisher, by writer (and SE contributor!) Anne Zimmerman.
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Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg are the authors of several acclaimed food and beverage books, including the recently-released Food Lover's Guide to Wine. We recently had the chance to use their mountains of expertise to help answer some of our most serious holiday beverage questions. Here's their guide to what to drink and when, what bottles to give and why.
On a recent trip to British Columbia, I carried John Schreiner's BC Coastal Wine Tour Guide. What better way to review a book for Serious Eats: Drinks than to put it to the test? We were two thirsty travelers in search of inspiration and knowledge. Could Schreiner help us?
Life is complicated. I like it that way. Breakfast—or, if you prefer, dessert—is no exception. And that's why I don't mind telling you that fruit curd is one of my very favorite foods, even though I hardly have any interest in eating it.
Adapted from Everyday Food. The taste of this jam is truly outrageous. Each bite contains layer upon layer of flavor, from the caramelized onions and garlic; to the sweet bourbon and maple syrup; to the smoky, salty, porky bacon. Try...
This January, the city of Somerville launched a winter farmers' market to bring fresh, local, healthy food to residents of this densely populated urban center. Jaime Corliss, director of the Shape Up Somerville Program, has been very happy with the response. And, vendors (selling everything from daikon radishes to cider doughnuts) are certainly finding this location worth the trip.