Toro Bravo cookbook- Bacon-Wrapped Dates Recipe

Bacon-Wrapped Dates Recipe

The first time I had bacon-wrapped dates was in Barcelona, where they were stuffed with cheese. At Toro, we wrap dates in bacon, iron the bacon jackets on, and serve them in a honey sauce that makes a sort of sandwich—so that you get sweetness on both sides of the bacon, along with layers of flavor: acidity from the lemon, and compelling smokiness from the pimentón.

Opening and Pouring Sparkling Wine- 101

Opening and Pouring Sparkling Wine- 101

Bruce Bauer, proprietor of Vino, a specialty wine shop in Portland, Oregon answers two of the most commonly asked questions that he receives about sparkling wine.

Debbie Dean-the Artist, featured artisan in Cooking Up a Story's new online store.

Debbie Dean-the Artist

Cooking Up a Story introduces its new online store with a story about Debbie Dean, one of the exciting artisans whose products they are now featuring.

Featuring Artist Tonya Gray-Magnetic Chalkboards

Featuring Artist Tonya Gray

Tonya Gray’s magnetic chalkboards are sturdy, versatile, and functional while still being artistic creations. They hang on a wall from a wire, a refrigerator, or outside the home, always at the ready for the perfect short message, list, and reminder.