Ari's Top 5, Food Artisans

Pio Tosini Parma Ham

Logos, Legends, Quotes, and Carefully Cured Ham Legs If you like cured ham, if you’re partial to Prosciutto di Parma, if you like love stories, or are intrigues by great design, this essay is for you! Last fall I had a chance to visit with Pio Tosini, our long time supplier of Parma ham, in […]

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Agriculture, Food Artisans, Good Food, Mail Order

Gunthorp’s Pecan Smoked Duroc Hams

Forget the pineapple. These hams start with heritage Duroc pork raised outdoors on pasture on a single farm in northern Indiana. They’re cured and smoked by the meat mavens at Smoking Goose. The result? They’re showstoppers without the extra garnishes. It all begins at Gunthorp Farm in LaGrange, Indiana. Greg Gunthorp is a fourth-generation pig […]

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Food, Food Artisans, Zingerman's Events

Zingerman’s Great Food Group Presents: An Interview with Rolando Beremendi

  What is Your Most Trusted Piece of Kitchen Equipment? My chef’s knife … I never owned any type of food processor, or a blender, or anything electric to help me chop, whip or do anything… I chop, chop, chop. I think food tastes better when you slice, dice and chop with a good knife. […]

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Cooking, Food Artisans, Miss Kim, Recipes

Stay Warm like a Korean Buddhist

  On one hand, I’m not a classically trained chef. On the other hand, being nerdy comes pretty naturally for me, so I get inspired and research a lot. That the research requires lots of eating, exploring and reading just makes it that much more of a joy. One of the major inspirations for Miss […]

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Food Artisans

Zingerman’s Says Goodbye to Ishai Zeldner

Here at Zingerman’s, we build close relationships with our vendors. If you read Ari’s Top 5 enews or our newsletter, you’ve probably noticed how often he shares stories about the people who provide the products we love and sell throughout the Zingerman’s Community of Businesses. We have so much respect for these artisans who are […]

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Food Artisans, Roadhouse

Learn the Culinary Secrets of the Mountain South with Appalachian Food Expert Ronni Lundy

Ronni Lundy probably knows more about the foodways and folkways of Appalachia than anyone else in America. I’ve been hoping to get her to town now for years! Her kindness, care and insider understanding of an oft-misunderstood part of American culture are something special. If you like food and learning, you will not want miss […]

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