Corned beef is made from brisket, a relatively inexpensive cut of beef. The meat goes through a long curing process using large grains of rock salt, or “corns” of salt, and a brine. It’s then slowly cooked, turning a tough cut of beef into one that’s super tender and flavorful.
Ireland was a major producer of salted meat, going back all the way to the Middle Ages and lasting through the 19th century. It wasn’t always called corned beef, though. That didn’t come until the 17th century when the English coined the term. Continue reading →
We have been in search of the best pizza in Dallas but with a single hitch– not Neapolitan style. We have witnessed an onslaught of pizza being brought to the forefront and most of the new spots in Dallas are of the Neapolitan variety. There will be even more of this style of pizza coming, and that is fantastic. We love this, but what are some of the best non-Neapolitan pizzas in the Dallas area? Glad you asked.
Here is a list of a few of our favorites in no particular order. Peruse our list and offer your favorites. And for the best Neapolitan-style pizza? Stay tuned, we are dining out way through that scene as we write. Continue reading →
Local Fare, the TV show created by Free Range Concepts (Kyle Noonan/Josh Sepkowitz) airs every Saturday at 5pm on CBS’s KTVT (Ch. 21). This Saturday is a special re-airing of episode one in honor of Louis Canelakes, our dear friend who recently passed. Louie’s is profiled on this first episode.
Creator, Kyle Noonan says, “One thing I have learned is people who will be truly happy in life are those who have found how to serve others and Louie lived his life by that mantra. He was both an inspiration and a friend and he will be dearly missed.”