Food


Published on March 28, 2015 - Page 24
When I was growing up, my family celebrated both Jewish and Christian holidays. And one of my favorites was Passover. Perhaps it was the Hebrew...
Published on March 25, 2015 - Page 13
Ham is the traditional main dish for many who celebrate Easter, but there are many other tasty choices. The following recipes offer a few ideas...
Published on March 25, 2015 - Page 13
Not so long ago there really was only one way to eat Brussels sprouts. It involved boiling the sprouts into oblivion. Once they were reduced to near...
Published on March 25, 2015 - Page 15
These recipes are good additions to everyday meals or as accompaniments to an Easter feast. • • • Anyone else suffering the broccoli blues? Truth...
Published on March 18, 2015 - Page 13
Fresh-faced, yet utterly jet-lagged. That’s how I arrived in France for the first time. And that’s how I was introduced to Belgian endive. Madame...
Published on March 18, 2015 - Page 13
Lots of people love their slow cookers. Just as many folks don’t. I tend to be in the latter group. Not because I don’t appreciate the dump-and-go...
Published on March 18, 2015 - Page 15
( Editor’s Note: This column contains references to mission work. This may be one of the more stark differences between the New Order Amish and the...
Published on March 18, 2015 - Page 15
This version of the Cabbage Soup Diet was submitted by a reader recently. The seven-day program includes lots of cabbage, of course, but loads of...
Published on March 18, 2015 - Page 15
When I think of spring menus, I instantly think of asparagus and the fresh ham that my grandmother made every Easter. The pork was studded with...
Published on March 17, 2015 - Page 16
NEW YORK (AP) —Health officials say people should eat less sugar. But that’s easier said than done. Anyone who has tried cutting down on sugar knows...
Published on March 11, 2015 - Page 13
Here’s a cocktail in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. But you’re going to have to cut me some slack. Why? Because I know what you’re expecting. Any...
Published on March 11, 2015 - Page 13
Hello to all! Early this past Wednesday morning things began stirring in our Amish community. Each year we as a church gather for a hog-butchering...
Published on March 11, 2015 - Page 13
Most people probably associate St. Patrick’s Day with drinking and tacky party accessories, but there can be much more to the day than that. The...
Published on March 11, 2015 - Page 15
I’m ashamed to admit this, for I am no fan of fast food, but I’ve always had a soft spot for McDonald’s shakes. It doesn’t matter that I know what’s...
Published on March 4, 2015 - Page 13
Why bother making chicken stock at home when there are so many respectable versions at the supermarket? Because the stock you pour out of a can or a...
Published on March 4, 2015 - Page 13
The trick to this recipe is avoiding a sustained boil, which results in a cloudy stock. The method below calls for bringing the ingredients to a...
Published on March 4, 2015 - Page 13
Here’s the thing about baked stuffed peppers... Plenty of people hate them. And when you consider the classic approach to this dish, it’s hard to...
Published on March 4, 2015 - Page 13
In terms of healthy eating, snacking is my downfall. So long as I abstain, I’m fine. But once I start, I can’t stop. But we all know that abstention...
Published on March 4, 2015 - Page 18
The winter flu bugs have been doing their share in our community these last days. Seemingly the children are the ones to get the brunt of it: poor...
Published on March 4, 2015 - Page 18
NEW YORK — You may think you’re immune to transparent sales pitches like “Do you want fries with that?” But the tactics restaurants use to nudge you...