Back in February 2011, when Charlotte, North Carolina, was selected to host this year's Democratic National Convention, First Lady Michelle Obama found herself on the hot seat when she praised the city for its charm, hospitality, and "of course, great barbecue." The declaration drew a chorus of jeers from Carolina barbecue fans, who are passionate about their smoked pork but not so hot on offerings in the Queen City.
Iconic Pop artist Andy Warhol is often quoted for his statement, "In the future, everybody will be world-famous for 15 minutes." Twenty-five years after his death, his influence on contemporary art has well surpassed the 15-minute mark.
While you're frying up some eggs and bacon, we're cooking up something else: a way to celebrate today's food holiday.
Today's food holiday is worth its weight in dough - September 5 is National Cheese Pizza Day.
There’s something so simple yet satisfying about a cheese pizza. Sure, it’s delicious when served straight out of a brick oven at your local pie place, but even more so is when you make it yourself.
Making pizzas at home is much easier than you think and only requires minimal prep work. Here are some tips:
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Carlos Turner poured his pain and passion into cooking, and left a bittersweet legacy behind.
The 16-year-old cystic fibrosis patient spent the last few months of his too-brief life perfecting his barbecue sauce recipe - with a little bit of help from the Make-A-Wish Foundation in the form of a cookware shopping spree, and counsel from the Hearts and Hands Palliative Care program at Kosair Children's Hospital where he was treated. He kept the recipe in a locked box with the hope that he'd someday be able to produce, bottle and share his beloved sauce with other fish-allergic barbecue lovers (many sauces contain Worcestershire sauce, which has anchovies as an ingredient) - and share the proceeds with the hospital that had cared for him.