Food


Published on November 19, 2014 - Page 13
Let’s face it, nothing is foolproof. And when it comes to cooking a Thanksgiving turkey, there are a lot of variables that can trip up even the best...
Published on November 19, 2014 - Page 13
There is something splendid about an herb-roasted Thanksgiving turkey, not the least of which is the way it fills the home with rich, savory aromas...
Published on November 19, 2014 - Page 15
Truth is, mashed potatoes don’t need a whole lot of love to come out pretty darn amazing. A little butter (OK, a lot of butter), a little cream or...
Published on November 19, 2014 - Page 15
Is everyone enjoying this pleasant fall weather before winter sets in? With October and November rolling around, the deer hunters are spending time...
Published on November 16, 2014 - Page 22
In case there is any doubt, let’s clear this up: You don’t have to eat meat to crave gravy at Thanksgiving. But unfortunately for vegetarians, much...
Published on November 16, 2014 - Page 22
Since this is Thanksgiving, all serving estimates are generous to allow for plenty of seconds and leftovers. Talkin’ turkey For turkeys less than...
Published on November 12, 2014 - Page 15
Artichokes are the armadillos of the vegetable kingdom. There is a tender and succulent heart at the center of each specimen, but getting past its...
Published on November 12, 2014 - Page 17
Obviously, there will be pumpkin pie. But what kind? And this is Thanksgiving; one pie simply isn’t sufficient. So then comes the next question......
Published on November 12, 2014 - Page 17
What gorgeous fall weather we’re having! I love observing the red, yellow and orange of the trees as they turn to their beautiful autumn colors...
Published on November 9, 2014 - Page 20
When it comes to wrangling the Thanksgiving meal onto the table, one motto gets it right: Be prepared. Let’s face it, our national day of feasting...
Published on November 5, 2014 - Page 15
I didn’t appreciate the numerous lovable qualities of dried beans until my college years, when I was living on my own in a house with several other...
Published on November 5, 2014 - Page 15
A steak and potato dinner is an American cliche, but a delicious one. And in my mind, that gives us leave to play with — and enjoy — it without...
Published on November 5, 2014 - Page 15
Pity the chia seed. For so long this nutritional powerhouse was relegated to late-night television commercials hawking sprouting cat-shaped clay...
Published on November 5, 2014 - Page 17
We tend to associate vinaigrettes with salad, but they actually are an easy — and speedy — way to add tons of flavor to all manner of dishes. One of...
Published on November 5, 2014 - Page 17
Hello from Flat Rock, Illinois! We’re having a full, yet interesting week. There are two things I’m especially looking forward to this week. One...
Published on November 5, 2014 - Page 17
NEW YORK (AP) — The potatoes are wrong. The football game’s too loud. The kids aren’t dressed right. Thanksgiving can, of course, be a great...
Published on October 29, 2014 - Page 13
Sure, everybody loves candy that’s fun-size, but you know what’s better? Homemade cookies! The following recipes offer tastes of the season that can...
Published on October 29, 2014 - Page 18
Hello to one and all! This week I would like to introduce you to someone who means a lot to me, someone who has played one of the most important...