Organic

12
Feb

There’s always something exciting happening in our quaint little town of Carmel. Historic car races, professional golf tournaments, even Santa makes a grand entrance every year flying in by plane with adoring children waiting below.   Like most destinations, every once in a while there is celebrity wedding that causes a buzz among locals. This time, the buzz followed the wedding because it was all very hush-hush.  Last September, on a beautiful fall day, Clint Eastwood’s eldest son, Kyle, married his long-time ...

10
May

(ARA) - These days, when it comes to produce, the catch words are "local" and "seasonal." Local and seasonal, like fresh and organic, can mean a lot of different things, according to Jim Gallivan, department chair of Culinary Arts at The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Atlanta and author of several cookbooks, including "The Adventure Cookbook" and "The New Spa Cuisine." Gallivan offers definitions for the terms: * Local. Local can be defined ...

10
May

(ARA) - Espresso, invented in Italy in order to serve commuters rushing to catch trains, is now enjoyed around the world.  While many enjoy espresso sitting at a favorite neighborhood cafe, you can easily prepare it at home when armed with a basic understanding of espresso-brewing techniques. Espresso - which is also a type of roast - requires a unique, rapid brewing method that utilizes pressure, not gravity, to brew, and is always prepared fresh to be savored ...