The latest in a trend: earnest young people using quality ingredients to construct amazingly creative, if a tad pricey, sandwiches.
In this mango gazpacho recipe, swap mangos for the usual tomatoes and stretch the sugars by bulking up the soup with refreshing cucumber. For punches of flavor, add some heat from pepper flakes and red curry powder.
Napa Valley vintner David Duncan has been known to stick his head in an American white oak barrel to get a full hit of the vanilla-laden, fresh-baked cookie smell the emanates from the wood.
Pineapples are packed with protein-tenderizing enzymes that can do very cool things in the kitchen.