6 Products to Step Up Your Barbecue Game

Written by: Madelyn Gagnon

Fourth of July is the perfect day to spend time with family and friends around the grill. But this year, stand out from the basics and transform your party with this mix of products that enhance your meal, as well as your grilling skills. Brooklyn Brine Co. is whipping up some one-of-a-kind pickle creations that […]

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Food Huggers

Food Huggers

Written by: Jesse Hom-Dawson

It’s a well-known fact (at least for us) that when a recipe calls for one onion—like for chili, say—you only use half an onion unless you want a dish that’s onion with a side of chili; then you put the onion half in the fridge and it goes bad and that’s the end of that.

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For Chef Kobayashi’s small-plate tostada, abalone pieces are dipped buttermilk and then in lightly seasoned rice flour before being deep-fried to a golden brown, then placed atop a crispy taco-sized tortilla along with grilled corn, chopped cherry tomatoes, and slices of avocado.

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Abalone is the signature aquaculture on California's Central Coast

Written by: Katy Budge

“Abalone is an iconic seafood for the West Coast, especially California,” explains Brad Buckley, General Manager for The Abalone Farm in Cayucos, California. However, its high price point presents challenges for chefs and restaurateurs constantly balancing on a knife edge of profit versus loss. Many Californians can remember eating fresh-caught abalone with shells the size […]

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