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What the Heck is Beef on Weck?

If you haven’t noshed your way across Western New York, you may be missing out on one of the nation’s tastiest sandwiches—beef on weck. The French-dip-like sandwich from Buffalo, New York, originated in 1901, thanks to a local tavern’s German cook who added some of his culinary heritage to his boss’s request put a roast beef sandwich on the menu. ... Read More »

Friday Food Fetish: Hancock Gourmet Lobster Company’s Lobster Mac & Cheese

Cal Hancock of Hancock Gourmet Lobster Company makes a truly amazing lobster mac and cheese. It’s more than amazing really, it’s award-winning. Her special combination of fresh Maine lobster chunks, creamy mascarpone cheese sauce, good old macaroni, and panko breadcrumbs has netted her multiple awards, including victory against chef Bobby Flay in one of his TV “Throwdown!” competitions. But more ... Read More »

Brisket 101: Your Guide to Smokin’-Good Meat

Barbecue has a wide array of unique styles, each with its own army of loyal fans. Ask for some ‘cue in North Carolina and you’ll get a heaping plate of chopped pork. In Memphis it’ll be smoky pulled pork and tender baby-back ribs with a sweet barbecue sauce. In Texas, where barbecue rivals football as the state’s primary indulgence, tender ... Read More »

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