The Chili Beak Brownie

This is the end, dearest friends, to one of the most delicious weeks I’ve had this year. We’ve used Chili Beak for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. We’ve mixed, stirred, pulsed, ...

Make This: Spinach, Artichoke & Chili Dip

There are some foods that I refuse to make without a crowd, mostly because I know I’ll inhale these types of dishes with great gusto. Spinach & artichoke dip would fall ...

Chicken Tinga Tacos, Chili Beak Style

I was born in New Mexico. There, I’ve said it. No, I don’t know any real people like from Breaking Bad. Yes, I love the balloon fiesta. Yes, Hatch green chile ...

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Make This: Chili Beak Buttermilk Biscuits

I’ve developed a newfound affection for Southern cooking over the last two years. It’s not something I make as often as the Mediterranean fare, but it’s always an anticipated and welcomed evening for myself and my hungry friends. We’ve always begun with staples fried chicken and buttermilk biscuits, then added vegetable sides depending on seasonality. […]

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Chili Beak Week: Shakshuka

Our addiction to Chili Beak around Caputo’s is palpable. We douse our eggs, salads, sauces, pizzas, and anything else we’re currently consuming with the stuff. To be honest, I’m not a fan of hot sauce, in general. But this is a game changer. In the past, I’ve shied away from hot sauces because the overwhelming […]

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Marou: Chocolate for the Whiskey Lover

In the nearly 10 years that I’ve been working for Caputo’s, I’ve seen our selection of fine chocolate bars grow to be one the most robust and diverse collections in the country. So believe me when I say that I have had a chance to try some really excellent chocolates. However, I have never been more excited about a […]

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Leonora: A Cheese Love Story

Those of you who have gotten to know me through my classes or personal interactions at the store know that my early time at Caputo’s was not marked by my great love of cheese. The most unique cheese that I ever took home was manchego. Now don’t get me wrong, I still love manchego, but I […]

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Make This: Chicken Tarragon Saute

My first, favorite, and funniest memories at Caputo’s all began with the classes. Tony has taught me as much as the matriarchs of my own family—from culinary technique to developing my own personal style of cooking, I have so much to thank the Caputo’s for. Taking over the cooking classes was incredibly intimidating, but also […]

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10 Ways to Enjoy Mozzarella Di Bufala

I’ve done it. Consider those rainy day blues cured—forever and ever. The treatment? Mozzarella di Bufala. Evan recently wrote about Mozzarella di Bufala, and I agree with every single thing he said. It’s a gem of a cheese that’s steeped in history and is a perfect reminder of warm, summer days. Our recently released sale this […]

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A Craving for Any Fine May Day

May is the start for my favorite time of year. Warm weather, spring cleaning, sundresses, barbecues, pitchers of icy cocktails, and lots of shared meals. The warm days are still tempered by cool nights, and the first blooms of spring have now sprung. Here’s the list of goodies and treats we’re enjoying to help us […]

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The Chocolate Sale to End All Chocolate Sales

What: HUGE CHOCOLATE SALE! Where: Caputo’s Downtown When: Saturday, May 2nd 9 a.m.–7 p.m. Consider this your personal invitation to the chocolate sale of the year—possibly of the decade. If you’ve been to one of our Introduction to Fine Chocolate Classes or just have a passion for high quality chocolate, you do not want to miss this. […]

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April is for Taxes and Cravings

April, you love it or you hate it. I love it, and I love this month’s cravings. We kept it short and sweet for April since we’re all busy scrambling to clean up Easter eggs and get our taxes submitted. Here’s what we can’t get enough of this month: CHEESE: Leonora If you’ve visited any […]

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Sweet Endings: Fennel Pollen and Honey Semifreddo

All good things must come to an end, even fennel pollen week. I had way too much experimenting with this special ingredient and we’ve been reaping the benefits all week long. Plus, we saved the best for last. We’re looking at a warm weekend that I plan on filling with lots of outdoor activity and […]

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