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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?

The President’s Plate: The Modern Era

By Ana Kinkaid, editor of the culinary magazine CONNECT Part II: The Modern Era By the mid-20th century, America had recovered from the Depression, fought in...

The President’s Glass

By Ana Kinkaid, editor of the culinary magazine CONNECT If political events — past or present — make you want to drink, you are not...

7 classic New Orleans dishes with fascinating histories

By Ana Kinkaid, editor of the culinary magazine CONNECT Another fabulous ACF National Convention and Show is behind us, this time in la Belle New Orleans....

The First Food Truck

By Ana Kinkaid, editor of the culinary magazine CONNECT The culinary world is always changing and there is no better proof of that than food trucks....

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...

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...

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...