Whether they are trying to perfect the scone or renew their grandmother’s clam chowder recipe, every cook (sans vegans and the lactose intolerant) should be able to easily explain the difference between heavy cream and whipping cream.
Every major U.S. city is known for a certain type of food, and Chicago is no different. We actually have many culinary claims to fame: steakhouses , Italian beef, deep-dish pizza , and the one we are possibly the most protective and particular about: the Chicago-style hot dog .
For this East Coast native, blue crabs are in the blood. But eating them out west, while still delightful (and a lot of work), just isn’t quite the same. As far as edible emblems go, Maryland blue crabs are one of the most recognizable, and most delicious.
As summer approaches, the gradually warming weather and bright sun makes many of us think about screaming for ice cream . Hot days tempered with cool, creamy, milky, flavorful ice cream…few things could be better. However, these days many more of us are instead “urlando per gelato” which means “screaming for ice cream” in Italian. “Wait a minute,” you might be thinking. “‘Gelato’ literally translates to ‘ice cream’ in Italian?