Posts tagged Lisa Elbert
Defining Middle Eastern Cocktail Culture in D.C.

A lot of people drink in the Middle East, but cocktail culture as we know it doesn’t exist in the Muslim world. D. C.’s Green Zone Bartender Chris Hassaan is building a repertoire of Middle Eastern drinks.

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This Is (Sturgeon) Spinal Tap

At its sexiest, it’s like unsheathing a sword. At its most mundane, it’s like squeezing the remnants from a tube of toothpaste. And at its most childish, it resembles a “water weasel,” so says Cadence Chef Joey Elenterio. “Remember, like those water balloons with the valve that you’d fill up and spray?”

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The Non-Toxic Cleaning Products You Should Be Using In Your Kitchen

You want a clean house but there are so many cleaning products that are not good for you or the environment. Lisa Elbert provides a list of non-toxic choices, all the while, not compromising the cleanliness factor!

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Inside Namkeen, Denver's Newest Indian Street Food Concept

Through her stall in Zeppelin Station, Reddy is bringing downtown Denver a taste of South India they didn’t even know they needed. “Most places serving Indian food in Denver seem restricted by what they think diners are familiar with,” said Reddy. “We're excited to be bringing something personal to the city with Namkeen, and we're holding very little back.” 

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5 Gift Ideas for People Who Love Pasta

Lisa Elbert, Tastemaker in Residence an contributor to epicurious.com, provides the perfect pasta lovers gifts. Since everyone loves pasta, this is a gift guide for everyone.

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This St. Louis Mail-Order Duck Company Brings Moulard to the Masses

Buying nice meat online is the future—and so is duck, argue Josh and Davi Reznick. “We have two products,” said Davi. “We sell raw Moulard duck breast and a smoked and cured, ready-to-eat duck breast, which is more like charcuterie. Our next offering is going to be a barbecue dry rub for duck breast.

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We Found the Best Serrated Knife

If you’ve ever tried to make a sandwich with a crusty loaf of bread and a ripe tomato, you know how essential serrated knives are to the outcome of your lunch. Along with Epi editors Emily Johnson and Joe Sevier, I tested 13 serrated bread knives on crusty sourdough loaves and winter vine tomatoes. Here are our favorites.

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The Best Baking Gifts, According to an Expert

Lisa Elbert provides the perfect Valentine or birthday treat to help you or your loved ones master the art of pastry!

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