With its unparalleled ability to make bread rise, this tiny organism is a culinary wonder. Find out what yeast is, how it works, and how to use it.
There are two ways to smoke salmon: cold-smoking and hot-smoking. Each method imparts a unique flavor and texture to the salmon.
In his terrific new book, David Tanis, who was cohead chef at Chez Panisse for many years, proves that all it takes to make a meal magnificent is, well, one good dish.