Bamboo Ladies Bamboo Pickles

Three generations of pickling preserved with an all-natural recipe

Thanks to our friends at New York Mouth, we were recently exposed to the bamboo pickles from Bamboo Ladies. The curious condiment is a zesty alternative to pickled cucumbers, with a similar taste profile of dill and garlic that sets itself apart with an almost creamy texture. Carla Faw Squires inherited the recipe from grandmother and “original bamboo lady” Johnsie Walsh. After leaving a corporate …

CH Gift Guide: Cool Hunting and NY Mouth

Our delicious exclusive and other epicurean delights to give and get

As the winter weather pushes us inside, our kitchens inevitably heat up with holiday parties and dinners done indoors. We were thrilled to work with our friends at New York Mouth—hands down the best purveyors of handmade, artisanal culinary products—on a collection of our favorite food finds. Here’s a taste of what you’ll find, along with a selection of kitchen tools to get cooking from …

Varietal Chile Pepper Extracts

A trio of fiery goodness from David Rosengarten and the Henry Family Farm

Established New York food critic and author David Rosengarten continues to surprise and delight foodies with his wit and passion for flavors of all types. He’s just launched his new line of special finds called “Gastronomic Selections,” and the first products are a trio of varietal chile extracts made by farmer Bob Henry on his farm in Shenandoah Valley, Virginia. The chiles are handpicked and …