The Unorthodox Epicure — A new New Year’s tradition? (Recipe: Mexican-style Beef w/ Cabbage)

There are a few New Year’s traditions that I’ve just never been able to stomach: watching a ball being lowered, resolutions and black eyed peas. In fact, I’ve long despised black-eyed peas about as much as I do fruitcake or sweet tea … That is, until my friend Shea Goldstein came up with this little […]

Food Snob Chronicles — Cabbage 101, and a nifty soup recipe

An idealist is one who, on noticing that roses smell better than a cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup. — H. L. Mencken, American journalist, satirist Ah, cabbage. On one hand, it’s an Orwellian example of living within the confines of Big Brother. On the other, it’s the label on a very […]