Celebrity chefs including Bobby Flay, Emeril Lagasse and Marcus Samuelsson have turned their attention to hamburgers, bringing their distinctive recipes, and often celebrity-level prices, to the humble classic. "I didn't know it would become a huge home run," said Hubert Keller, of his Las Vegas Burger Bar, which sells $60 burgers made with foie gras and black truffles.
A two-hour "Iron Chef America" on Sunday will feature special ingredients: goodies from the White House garden. Contestants Bobby Flay, Cristeta Comerford, Mario Batali and Emeril Lagasse picked vegetables from the White House garden and featured them in five dishes. They also got a chance to meet with first lady Michelle Obama and talk with her about the garden.
Cocktails that rely on flavors and ingredients from childhood are becoming popular in Baltimore. One drink, called the Babysitter, combines Hawaiian Punch and rum in a glass rimmed with strawberry-flavored lip gloss.
Three Chicago-area chefs recall their favorite steak meals, tell what they like to drink with steak, and offer advice for proper grilling. A video shows the chefs as they tend bone-in rib-eyes at a grill.