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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...

Is this Stuffing or Dressing?

By Ana Kinkaid, editor of the culinary magazine CONNECT Stuffing or Dressing? That is the question which often rages every Thanksgiving as chefs plan their printed...

The President’s Plate: The Early Years

By Ana Kinkaid, editor of the culinary magazine CONNECT Part I: The Early Years Though famed for its presidential residents, it is the often overlooked White...

Let’s Talk Turkey

By Ana Kinkaid, editor of the culinary magazine CONNECT Every November, American restaurants order turkeys in order to prepare the nation’s traditional Thanksgiving feast. And while...

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...

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...