Some people can’t pass a shoe store without buying a pair or three of shoes. Other folks buy sunglasses to match every outfit they own. And whenever I happen upon a great gourmet shop or online source for gourmet ingredients, I have to buy something. Fortunately, this is a very tasty habit so my wife doesn’t grumble when I come home with the latest specialty salt or aged vinegar or truffle oil. I can add just a little of these “gourmet” ingredients to my cooking to take it to a whole new level.
Find articles here on many specialty items, from caviar to finishing salt. Learn how to purchase these ingredients, how to store them and get some great ideas for how to use them to really elevate your cooking.