brew and bees–not really, but close enough!

As a fan of the East End Brewery and beekeeping, I thought this was great news. I can't wait until the East End Brewery makes a honey beer with honey from accross the street. From the January 2010 Burgh Bees newsletter: The City of Pittsburgh has granted a lease to Burgh Bees for a block-long …

yinzer torte — linzer torte made with local quince

This is my second winter in Pittsburgh, and like many new comers to the 'Burgh, I quickly fell in love with the beauty of the changing seasons that you can so distinctly observe in the city. Fall is perhaps my favorite season--it's not so warm anymore and my vegetable garden is at its peak. Nice …

cooking paella on a parilla (outdoor grill)

This summer I had the opportunity to cook paella on an outdoor parrilla. Check it out! http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=8505052&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=01AAEA&fullscreen=1 Chef Daniel Cooks Paella with a Parrilla from Brian Staszel on Vimeo My friend Paige had told me all about the new outdoor parrilla that she and her family had built in their backyard. Paige's brother had the whole …