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Authors Becky Sue Epstein and Chef Ed Jackson put together a historic journey of our nation’s lighthouses with recipes local to the area. Lighthouse keepers worked 24/7, so everything they ate was local, either from a garden and small stock of farm ... [...]
Sat, Apr 06, 2013 3:58:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
In addition to price considerations, it’s not easy to consume bubbles fast -- except, perhaps, on New Year’s Eve. (Becky Sue Epstein is the author of “Champagne: A Global History” and an editor at Intermezzo Magazine and the Tasting Panel. [...]
Sun, Dec 30, 2012 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Back then, workers wedged corks in by hand, yoking them with three pieces of twine to keep them in place, according to Becky Sue Epstein, author of “Champagne: A Global History.” Even so, Epstein says, these corks could erupt without warning ... [...]
Fri, Dec 21, 2012 7:39:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Becky Sue Epstein is back in Bordeaux, for the annual en primeur tastings. She continues her live coverage from France here. On the second day of the quest for 2010 bordeaux, we all headed over to taste the wines of Graves. This is an area south of the ... [...]
Wed, Apr 06, 2011 5:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
In the new edition of "Substituting Ingredients," the most comprehensive since its original printing in 1986, food writer Becky Sue Epstein lists over 1,000 ingredient substitutions for those moments when you run out of milk or can't find cardamom in your ... [...]
Mon, Jul 26, 2010 5:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source