Jonathan Shipley introduces us to his 11-year old daughter, an adventurous eater whose tastes go beyond your average fare, luckily he’s up for any challenge and shares his game-changing breakfast recipe, Lemon Pound Cake French Toast. Katy Severson gives us a sneak peak into her days working in April Bloomfield’s New York City kitchen where she learned to “taste” in terms of other people’s palettes and shares her recipe for Mac & Cheese. After years of avoiding mushrooms, Sylvie Morgan Brown decided it was time to take on her fears by making Mushroom Marsala. Caleb Zigas introduces us to Veronica Salazar, a cook on a quest for an authentic taste, and shares her recipe for Pozole Blanco. Artist Leah Gauthier invites us to taste a piece of history along with a sip of her Floral Strawberry Float. Those stories and more are waiting to be devoured inside this issue devoted to taste.