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

Cabbage, Italian White Bean & Italian Sausage Soup — Stick. To. Your. Ribs.

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 […]

Food Snob Chronicles — Texas Chili 101 (Recipe: Texas Competition-style Chili)

Texas-style Competition Chili — This is the stuff legends are born from.

First things first. Chile is the country and the fruit. Chili is the concoction. Who makes the best chili? Well, that all depends on where you live. If you are an Ohio native, you prefer your chili spiced with cinnamon and cloves and served over a bed of spaghetti. If you are from the northeast […]