Epicure

Asian Flank Steak

Epicure: Asian Flank Steak

Recipes by Carl Merten, Visalia Country Club  I  Photos by Taylor Johnson   L et's go ahead and say what we're all thinking: Good riddance, 2020! And while we're not out of the pandemic woods yet, the...
WINE CELLAR

Wine: Creating a Wine Cellar

Text by Robert Whitley The COVID-19 lockdown blues have inspired many a hobbyist in recent months. I've noticed scores of friends have taken up baking to cope. The run on all-purpose flour in my neighborhood...

Epicure: Lamb & Jubilee • December 2020

Recipes by Chef Camilo Hernandez  I  Photos by Taylor Johnson   O ur holiday gatherings are likely to be smaller than usual this year, but they don't need to be lackluster — especially with regard to the...

Wine: Napa Valley Burning

Text by Robert Whitely T he Napa Valley is on fire. The worldwide symbol of fine wine in America has been burning for more than a week. The so-called Glass Fire is the second wave of...

Pomegranate Surf and Turf Perfection

Recipes by Camilo Hernandez and Bryant Murphy, Bistro Di  Bulala  I  Photos by Taylor Johnson We love pomegranates — their color, their flavor and especially their versatility. Chef Camilo and Chef Bryant have perfected the...

Apples All Around

Recipes by David Vartanian, Vintage Press  I  Photos by Taylor Johnson   A pple season has arrived, bringing with it fall foodie dreams beyond grandma’s classic apple pie (although we love that, too!). This month, David Vartanian of...

EPICURE: VEGGIE WHAAAAT?

VEGGIE WHAAAT? Recipes by James Jessen, Bistro Di Buffalo  I  Photos by Taylor Johnson We know what you're thinking … a cheesesteak sandwich with no meat? Yes, and we're certain that you won't even miss it! This sandwich...

Epicure: Some Like It Hot

SOME LIKE IT HOT Recipes by Elaine Dakessian  I  Photos by Taylor Johnson Let’s spice up this summer weather a little more with some south of the border-inspired dishes, perfect for a summer fiesta! Make all...
berry bliss recipe

Blackberry Bliss

BLACKBERRY BLISS Recipes and Photos by Taylor Johnson S ummer's bounty has begun. For me, delicious vine-ripe blackberries are ready for picking right in my backyard. Blackberries, although delicious fresh, are also great for cooking. Epicure this month features...
Wine, white and red, July 2020

Sipping Your Way Through Shelter-In-Place

Text by Robert Whitely I If you have shelter-in-place restrictions in your state, you are stuck at home and no doubt bored silly. But if you enjoy wine. You're in luck. You have many options for...