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Key Ingredient: Marianne Sundquist of In Fine Spirits makes the most of pork cheeks

The Chef: Marianne Sundquist (In Fine Spirits) The challenger: Cleetus Friedman (City Provisions) The ingredient: Pork Cheeks Pork cheek, says Marianne Sundquist, is “one of the cuts of meat that is really underused.” Which is too bad, because “it’s really inexpensive, and I think something magical happens when it’s braised. . . . In the oven, it […]

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Key Ingredient: City Provisions’ Cleetus Friedman shows that, like bacon, bourbon makes everything better

The Chef: Cleetus Friedman (City Provisions) The challenger: Barry Sorkin (Smoque) The ingredient: Bourbon One thing Cleetus Friedman learned years ago is that you shouldn’t cook with a wine you wouldn’t drink. The same goes for bourbon, which is why one step of the recipe he came up with for bourbon-glazed ham is: “Pour half […]

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This Week in Food & Drink: Next—Paris 1906, the Doughnut Vault Taste Test, Key Ingredient Vienna Beef Hot Dogs, and More

This week in Food & Drink: the Alinea group’s Next, the intern and the food critic on the Doughnut Vault, Smoque’s Barry Sorkin turns Vienna Beef hot dogs into dragon turds for Key Ingredient, and Sepia’s Josh Pearson creates the Propawhat Margarita out of the bee resin propolis for our new cocktail challenge.