Pantry

Vermouth
June 2012

Vermouth

Karen and Quinn Hatfield show off the venerable fortified wine’s culinary side

Nigella Seed
March 2012

Nigella Seed

Farmshop’s Jeff Cerciello shares an ancient secret—and a recipe for avocado hummus

Piment d’Espelette
January 2012

Piment d’Espelette

Spicy meets sweet in Ludo Lefebvre’s latest confection

Balsamic
October 2011

Balsamic

One chef proves aged Italian vinegar wields the power to uniquely juxtapose flavors.

Goddess of Chocolate
September 2011

Goddess of Chocolate

Valerie Gordon is L.A.’s high priestess of confections—step inside her world.

Black Rice
July 2011

Black Rice

The grain once reserved for royalty gets a fresh interpretation from Chef Sang Yoon.

Piquillo Peppers
June 2011

Piquillo Peppers

Chef extraordinario José Andrés shares his go-to ingredient for the most toothsome of tapas.

Grainy Mustard
May 2011

Grainy Mustard

Son of a gun—Vinny Dotolo and Jon Shook pick the quotidian spread as their condiment of choice.

Mostarda
March 2011

Mostarda

A far cry from French’s, Italy’s brilliant yellow condiment is a perfect piquant blend of sweet and sharp.

Kürbiskernöl
January 2011

Kürbiskernöl

The golden influence of pumpkin-seed oil is felt far and wide.

Calabrian Bomb
December 2010

Calabrian Bomb

When chef extraordinaire Nancy Silverton wants to kick things up in the kitchen, she has a go-to ingredient—plus, a signature recipe.