Food


Published on December 21, 2014 - Page 33
Eggnog is a funny thing. We crave it for one month a year, then never think about it again. And when we do crave it, we love to pretend that this...
Published on December 21, 2014 - Page 33
Everyone’s awake early and excited. Presents are opened. Messes are made with wrapping paper and ribbons. And lots of energy is expended. So, at...
Published on December 21, 2014 - Page 34
Greetings from the Yoder family! This year, we enjoyed being able to spend Thanksgiving Day with my husband’s family in Ohio. The ladies did an...
Published on December 21, 2014 - Page 34
The first time I heard of quinoa was more than 14 years ago. I was at a bustling little restaurant called Le Loup Blanc in Paris. The menu was plug-...
Published on December 19, 2014 - Page 23
Planning for a crowd this holiday season? Grab of box of woven wheats. That’s the generic name for Triscuits, those kind-of-weirdly-woven-esque wheat...
Published on December 19, 2014 - Page 23
Oh, that classic Almond Joy vs. Mounds dilemma... Whether to go dark chocolate or milk chocolate with nuts. These bar cookies inspired by those...
Published on December 17, 2014 - Page 15
It occurred to me recently that many of the same flavors I crave on grilled meats during the summer also would be superb on roasted turkey. After all...
Published on December 17, 2014 - Page 15
These recipes featuring lobster and fish would be perfect for Christmas Eve, Christmas or New Year’s Eve. Take your pick. • • • This manicotti has a...
Published on December 17, 2014 - Page 15
We get it. The allure of canned cranberry sauce goes well beyond convenience. There’s something about the ridges on the side, about the way it...
Published on December 17, 2014 - Page 17
During college, I took a class on global populations and food (affectionately known as “pops and crops”). I’m sure it was a fine class, but really...
Published on December 17, 2014 - Page 17
Greetings of love and cheer to everyone from our home to yours. It is Thanksgiving morning! Our house is very quiet right now. All I hear is the...
Published on December 17, 2014 - Page 17
Gingerbread is such an iconic flavor —and aroma — of Christmas, yet it can be a letdown as a dessert for the big day. It’s mostly because a...
Published on December 14, 2014 - Page 32
Nobody is going to blame you if your holiday party spread includes a bowl of mixed nuts, some grapes and a wedge or two of cheese. After all, most...
Published on December 10, 2014 - Page 15
If you really want the vegetarians at your holiday table to have a good time, consider making a hearty vegetable dish that can serve as the main...
Published on December 10, 2014 - Page 15
Let’s be clear about something... When making stuffing, it’s always better to slice and dry your own bread cubes. Hands down, the taste and texture...
Published on December 10, 2014 - Page 15
Though there are many variations of the knish, they essentially are the hand pie of classic Jewish cuisine — a baked (though sometimes fried) light...
Published on December 10, 2014 - Page 17
Much as I’d like to take credit for this rich version of mashed potatoes, that honor goes to Stanley Tucci. Or rather, to Stanley Tucci’s wife. That...
Published on December 10, 2014 - Page 17
The holidays are stressful enough, never mind if you feel the need to reinvent your dinner repertoire every time someone new pops over. But at the...
Published on December 10, 2014 - Page 17
Hello to you all! How can one describe the miracle of a birth, a newborn, a young soul who will live throughout all eternity? I have often wondered...
Published on December 10, 2014 - Page 17
For such a simple dish, creamed spinach can be a pain to make. Most recipes call for some sort of roux-based sauce, such as bechamel. As though we...

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