MORE THAN JUST PIZZA
The wood-fired hearth oven at Dartmouth's The Hearth at '53 Commons now handles cassoulets, French casseroles. They bubble up nicely in the 500°F oven, and customers have been happy, says Jennifer Hicks, a cook at '53 Commons.
The Chef's Garden, a grower of artisanal produce in Huron, OH, offers 50 varieties of micro herbs. To see Gheorge, the man behind the herbs, talk about the herbs go to chefsgardennetwork.com.
GINGER HELPS W/MEMORY?
Ginger may help enhance memory, suggested by a Thai study. The root was linked to improved powers of attention, speed, accuracy and quality of memory.
First Lady Michelle Obama has unveiled a new website, www.chefsmovetoschools.org, to serve as a one-stop sign-up for chefs who want to work with schools and foodservice directors who would like to welcome them.