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Get Your Goat On At Corson Building's Quillisascut Fundraiser

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Leslie Kelly
Goat: the other red meat

Goat is No. 1, the world’s most consumed red meat, eaten by 70 percent of the planet’s population. And yet, it’s tough to find it on menus in the U.S.

Now, don’t give me that malarkey about goats are too cute to eat. (What about Porky Pig? Yes, those bacon makers are soooey adorable. And on and on about all sorts of animals we routinely find on our plates.)

No, I think the real rub against eating goat is that it’s challenging to cook. It’s extremely lean and it can taste… well… goat-y. Read more »

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Felix Hernandez Loves Chace's Pancake Corral

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Leslie Kelly
King Felix Felix Hernandez Seattle Mariners

So, it turns out that part of the reason Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez--King Felix to his many fervent fans--decided to stay in Seattle was pancakes. That’s what a charming profile in Tuesday’s New York Times reported. Read more »

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Who Was James Beard Anyway?

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Leslie Kelly
James Beard Foundation Awards
The coveted James Beard Foundation Award

Happy James Beard Day!

On Monday evening, at Lincoln Center in New York City, the biggest names in the food world will walk--no, strut--down the red carpet to the glitzy James Beard Foundation Awards Ceremony, where nominees hope to win an award that’s become known as the culinary equivalent of an Oscar. Ah, the James Beard Foundation Awards, aka The Beards. Read more »

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Updated: Mother's Day Brunch Spots that Mom Will Love

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Leslie Kelly
Mother's Day brunch Theo's Chocolate Ganache Cake, Tilth
The to-die-for Theo chocolate ganache cake at Tilth

Brunch has become the go-to way to pamper Mom on Mother’s Day, and why not? Nothing says I love you quite like a big platter of eggs bennies and potatoes fried golden with a mimosa on the side. Thanks for all you do Mom! Read more »

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Tasting Notes on the 2013 Oyster Wine Contest

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Leslie Kelly

I have been on many tasting panels, but there's nothing quite like the full-sensory thrill of being a judge for the Oyster Wine competition, the search for the most oyster-complementary wines. It might be the ultimate food-wine pairing. Read more »

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