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Cookbooks Through The Ages

October is National Cookbook Month, so in celebration of this holiday tell us your favorite cookbook and why in the comments below throughout the...

The unknown women who changed coffee and cookies forever

By Ana Kinkaid, editor of the culinary magazine CONNECT Urban legends prevalent in the culinary world often credit innovation and creativity to mere chance. This is...

The History of Food: Cuban Coffee

By James Corwell, Certified Master Chef. In typical colonial form, Spanish traditions have been woven into the Cuban fabric soon after Cuba's discovery by Christopher...

5 trendy foods invented by hippies

By Ana Kinkaid, editor of the culinary magazine CONNECT The 1960s were a time of social conflict in America when millions of concerned citizens went into...

Sustainability Under the Sea

By Ana Kinkaid No topic is discussed more frequently at culinary conferences than the subject of sustainability. And while popular TV series, such as Portlandia,...

Halloween: The Boo-tiful Holiday

By Ana Kinkaid, editor of the culinary magazine CONNECT Halloween is the holiday that invites the world to enjoy candy and chocolate. Americans alone will buy...

The Greatest Soup In The World

By Ana Kinkaid How does a soup gain such acclaim that the likes of Craig Claiborne declare it to be the most elegant and delicious...

Forbidden Foods from the “Devil’s Pantry”

By Ana Kinkaid, editor of the culinary magazine CONNECT Foods strange and unusual have always moved in and out of culinary acceptance. Yet some of a...

Tall Hat Tales: The History of the Toque

If there is one professional symbol denoting excellence that’s recognized around the world, that image is the chef’s towering white toque. Yet few know...