Le Cordon Bleu Closing Julia Child taught generations of Americans how to make boeuf bourguignon and countless French dishes. Child was educated at Le Cordon Bleu culinary school in Paris, and made that school a household name. But for a lot of Americans, the name now leaves a bad taste in their mouths. This week, Career Education Corporation -- the for-profit education company that owns Le Cordon Bleu in the U.S. -- announced it will be closing all of the 16 campuses. What happened?
Shaking up the USDA, 'The Beef Cookbook' and 'Tartine All Day' Peggy Lowe explains why Trump’s pick for USDA Secretary is rattling rural America. Dario Cecchini talks future plans for Chianti ramen, and Richard Turner shares cuts from “PRIME: The Beef Cookbook.” Writer Matthew Sedacca looks at the controversy behind liquid smoke. Jonathan Gold tries Chengdu-style dishes, and Elisabeth Prueitt of Tartine fills us in on the latest. Plus, chef Michael Beckman shares a recipe for cactus confit.
Previewing James Comey's blockbuster testimony Former FBI director James Comey testifies Thursday in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, but his opening statement has been released. In it, he says he felt pressured by Donald Trump to declare loyalty to him and publicly clear him of any wrongdoing in the Russia investigation.