It’s the holiday season (read that in Andy Williams’ voice), which means it’s normally time to figure out if you still have any wrapping paper left over from last Christmas. But this year, you officially have permission to toss out whatever wrapping paper you were thinking of using. Why?
Home cooks and professional chefs have a couple things in common: They both derive so much joy from cooking for others, and they both appreciate the help of a reliable appliance in their kitchens. That might explain the popularity of Le Creuset, the French kitchenware line that includes its iconic Dutch ovens—both amateur home cooks and their counterparts in restaurant kitchens lust after these versatile, beautifully designed appliances.
Few things pair as perfectly as alcohol and cheese. Sure you’ve heard of the classic wine and cheese combo as well as Kentucky classic beer cheese, but the truth is that any excuse to enjoy one of the best types of food while having a drink or two is a valid one.