Photo credit: Evan Sung Roasting a whole suckling pig at home might be more trouble than it’s worth , but here’s a suggestion: Opting only for the head provides a challenge that’s a touch more reasonable. An entire pig may not fit in a frying pan, but a head will! Not that roasting a whole suckling pig head is a walk in the park. A recipe from chef Marc Forgione’s forthcoming eponymous cookbook, whichhits shelves April 29, requires a) rubbing the head with spices and letting it sit in the fridge overnight, b) at least five hours of your time, and c) the execution of several recipes-within-recipes.
YES . It’s what we say to things that are awesome. Yes. Photo credit: StockFood A search for something to zing up a velvety soup of puréed carrots , cauliflower , and Greek yogurt recently sent me to the dark depths of my spice cabinet .
Hold on to your chocolate, because cocoa prices are up. Way up. They’ve actually been creeping skyward for a while now, but the price of one metric ton of cocoa beans just rose 9.7 percent —and that’s up from a 21 percent jump in 2013. To sum it up: Demand for chocolate is getting greater (never saw that coming), but more cacao beans aren’t magically appearing on trees.