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What's at Stake at the Butcher Shop Pete Wells visits a master butcher to learn how to carve up a steer and comes away with new insights into the best cuts and a fresh respect for a disappearing craft
What Defines a Great Chilean Wine? Chilean wines are so good in so many ways, it's hard to emphasize just one strength. Lettie Teague analyzes the best new bottles
New Kitchen Pavilions Covered outdoor kitchens have become elaborate annexes, with big grills and even antiques.
Bobby Flay in Love with Savannah They both love to eat; they both love to shop. when chef Bobby Flay and his wife, actress Stephanie March, were given the choice of visiting any american city in order to indulge their twin passions, they named one place: Savannah.
Minneapolis Modern There's more to Minnesota than extreme weather conditions and Prairie Home Companion. Suddenly, Minneapolis is the most exciting architectural hub in America, with brand-new buildings by the likes of Jean Nouvel and Cesar Pelli— and world-class restaurants to go with them.
DIY Cheese Barbara Kingsolver learns that making a pound of mozzarella at home is even faster than baking a cobbler, but speed is not the only reason to try it
Cookbook Sneak Preview This month F&W launches its annual Best of the Best cookbook, a collection of the best recipes from the year's best cookbooks. Best of the Best also includes extra, never-before-published recipes from each author. Here, a sampling of those excellent exclusives
The Constant Gardener Chef Brian Bistrong gardens on his days off because it relaxes him—and because it gives him great raw materials for his menu at The Harrison.
Kebab Secrets of Gaziantep Paula Wolfert learns why Turkey's best kebabs are so much more than just grilled meat on a stick
Teen Cooking Queen Lucy Williams, CEO of the Kidz Kitchen camp, is one example of a new trend: the cooking-obsessed teen with an Iron Chef addiction.
Rosé: Underrated or Overhyped? Confounded by the recent glorification of rosé, Lettie Teague goes taste-testing to make up her own mind about the merits of the pink-hued wine.
Steve Raichlen's Favorite Grills Most people own one grill. Steven Raichlen, author of The Barbecue Bible and host of PBS's Barbecue University, has 60. Here, his favorites.