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Michael Harlan Turkell, a once aspiring chef, now photographer, captures the inner workings of kitchens. As former photo editor of Edible Brooklyn and Edible Manhattan, his recurring BACK OF THE HOUSE series appeared in the magazines from 2006 – 2011. Michael’s been nominated for a James Beard Foundation Award in Visual Storytelling, included in 25 Under 25: Up-and-Coming American Photographers V2, (PowerHouse Books), received a Photo District News Photo Annual Award, and has had his photos printed in an array of publications, and cookbooks. Learn more about Michael at http://harlanturk.com/

Beecher's "World's Best" Mac 'n' Cheese

Beecher’s “World’s Best” Mac ‘n’ Cheese

On the menu since Beecher’s opened, the “World’s Best” mac ’n’ cheese has been lauded by fans across the country including Martha Stewart and Oprah Winfrey

Beecher's Breakfast Strata

Beecher’s Breakfast Strata

This breakfast strata by Kurt Dammeier of Beecher’s Handmade Cheese has everything a strata should: a crusty brown top, a creamy center, and savory, full flavors

The hands of Kurt Beecher Dammeier

Chef’s Dish: Kurt Beecher Dammeier

Champion of American Cheese Kurt Beecher Dammeier shares his take on comfort food classics

A German beer cellar filled with wooden barrels

Doppel Your Pleasure

Strong and belly-warming, doppelbock brews can be your best beer of the season