Taking the pickle home to ferment overnight and then it can live refrigerated for up to a year.

Last weekend, the Good Fork's Sohui Kim shared her kimchi-making prowess at Pioneer Works in Red Hook. To start: A chat about the health benefits of kimchi (which are huge), a little white ...

 
Jimmy Lyons preps the raw cocoa beans on baking sheets before roasting them in a convection oven. Cacao  Pods together with beans from Peru and Madagascar. Cacao beans were used as currency by the Aztecs and  considered food of the gods.

In Brooklyn, a culture of refined chocolate making, using the finest cacao beans sourced directly from farmers in Central America, the Caribbean, and Africa, is on the rise. The last decade alone has seen the ...

 
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Jan Matysiak, brewmaster at Red Hook's Sixpoint Brewery, pours a glass of 3Beans, a Baltic porter brewed ancient-style with Romano beans and cacao bean husks from Mast Brothers Chocolate, then infused with cold-brewed ...

 
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The experience of good food, made well, and enjoyed with good people, can open a portal to appreciation of all that is beautiful and right in the otherwise generally messy, brutal and petty strivings of ...

 
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Most months, Kyla McCracken and Ashleigh Hill host the Backyard Supper Club, a gathering of friends, neighbors, and kindred spirits for a multi-course dinner in their apartment in Red Hook.  Last Sunday, they opened their ...

 
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Scott Bridi of Brooklyn Cured (right), went to Red Hook to volunteer and was assigned to help gut a flooded basement. By the end of the following day he was putting his years of cooking ...

 
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Valery Rizzo is a professional photographer based in Park Slope, and a regular contributor to NonaBrooklyn. Under normal circumstances her work here is focused on capturing the beauty and bounty of Brooklyn’s food culture. ...

 
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Christopher Nicolson, head winemaker at The Red Hook Winery. The winery, based on a Red Hook pier, was destroyed in the surge from Sandy. The Red Hook Winery doesn’t just make wine. They are ...

 
Ben Schneider and Sohui Kim built The Good Fork from scratch seven years ago. Like scores of homes and businesses in Red Hook, the restaurant was devastated by Sandy's storm surge on Monday night.

[Editor’s note: For the next few days we’ll be focusing on the stories of local farmers, makers and chefs whose fields, kitchens and restaurants were destroyed by the flood waters of Hurricane Sandy. ...

 
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Boardrockin’ Beach Party Beach season is here (finally!) and Brooklyn Based is giving you even more reason to hop on the A train. In addition to the many edible offerings at the Rockaway Beach Club, ...

 
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Red Hook’s Sixpoint Brewery doesn’t just make good beer – they’ve got a thing for celebrating the inner mysteries of their brews. To celebrate the release of the Resin, a double IPA now ...

 
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By Sohui Kim, chef and co-owner of The Good Fork in Red Hook This is a recipe that I came up with that is modeled after my mom’s recipe of spicy rice cakes.  ...

 
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Portland, Oregon-based Stumptown Coffee Roasters were one of the pioneers of sourcing the single-origin coffee beans directly from farmers in Latin America and Africa, and in celebrating those farmers and the work they do. Their ...

 
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Editor’s Note: With so much focus on the food, and so many dishes hitting the table during the Thanksgiving feast, what to do about wine? We asked the pros at a few of our ...

 
Tickets are still available for tonight's benefit dinner for Red Hook's Added Value Farm at iCi restaurant in Fort Greene Photo © Valery Rizzo

Tickets are still available for tonight's benefit dinner for Red Hook's Added Value Farm at iCi restaurant in Fort Greene Photo © Valery Rizzo There are still a few tickets available for ...