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Is this Stuffing or Dressing?

From a culinary point of view, "stuffing" is what is cooked inside the turkey because, well, it is “stuffed inside.” What, then, is "dressing"? And why are the two often used interchangeably?

Coming to America: How Immigrant Chefs Enrich American Cuisine

By Ana Kinkaid, editor of the culinary magazine CONNECT Since colonial times immigration has been key to the development of American cuisine. New Orleans would not...

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...

Halloween: The Boo-tiful Holiday

  Halloween is the holiday that invites the world to enjoy candy and chocolate. Americans alone will buy 90 million pounds of chocolate in just...

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...

The History of Food

Pho Fusion by James Corwell, CMC. The earliest memories I have of Vietnam were televised in black and white through a hardwood Zenith console.  It was...

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...

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,...

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...