Food

Published on March 21, 2019 - Page 7
The “March Madness” college basketball tournament is underway, and many people are glued to their televisions. With so many games going on, true...
Published on March 21, 2019 - Page 7
There are two distinct styles of macaroni and cheese: bechamel-based, in which macaroni is blanketed with a cheesy white sauce, usually topped with...
Published on March 21, 2019 - Page 7
How about tackling a day in the kitchen, making fry pies? When my sister-in-law, Virginia, first mentioned the thought, it really seemed to be an...
Published on March 14, 2019 - Page 7
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with some homemade Irish dishes. They may seem daunting at first, but they’re really not that difficult at all. Your...
Published on March 14, 2019 - Page 9
I know it sounds lazy, but if I could, I’d just press a button and have a whole batch, yes a whole batch with five loaves of fresh steaming bread...
Published on March 13, 2019 - Page 6
NEW YORK (AP) — Somewhere in the Midwest, a restaurant is frying foods with oil made from gene-edited soybeans. That’s according to the company...
Published on March 7, 2019 - Page 7
Lent has begun and for many that means going meatless on Fridays. What it doesn’t mean is having to eat boring meals. The following recipes are...
Published on March 7, 2019 - Page 9
Centuries ago, focaccia began as a by-product: When bakers needed to gauge the heat of the wood-fired oven — focaccia stems from focolare and means “...
Published on March 7, 2019 - Page 9
You’ve got to try this recipe. Every time Daniel takes a bite, he almost goes into dreamland. My Uncle Paul sells these homemade cookies in his...
Published on March 3, 2019 - Page 21
It’s still cold enough to appreciate a homemade bowl of soup, so expand your menu a bit with these recipes. ••• When considering uses for sturdy...
Published on February 28, 2019 - Page 7
Mardi Gras is supposed to be the last chance to indulge before Lent begins. Traditionally, it was also the last day to use up all the butter, sugar...
Published on February 28, 2019 - Page 9
Time is moving on, many times the clock’s hands go faster than mine. Whether it makes me glad or causes me to wipe tears, life just merely brings...
Published on February 21, 2019 - Page 7
Maybe you’re really interested in finding out who wins, maybe you just like looking at the fashion, or maybe you love any live show where anything...
Published on February 21, 2019 - Page 7
This modern fish chowder honors its simple roots by showcasing moist, tender morsels of fish in a delicate broth. Searching for a route to fresher,...
Published on February 21, 2019 - Page 9
Chicken Florentine is a buffet-line favorite featuring chicken breast and spinach in a mild cream-and-Parmesan sauce —sometimes stuffed inside,...
Published on February 21, 2019 - Page 9
It’s downright chilly these days. For a while we wondered if winter would ever come, now it’s so cold we canceled school for the day. That’s not all...
Published on February 21, 2019 - Page 9
They know about oatmeal in Ireland and Scotland, where whole-grain, steel-cut oats are popular. Yes, these slightly chewy oats take longer to cook...
Published on February 14, 2019 - Page 7
A cookie in a skillet? The hot bottom and tall sides of a well-seasoned cast-iron pan create a great crust on the cookie. And this treat can go...
Published on February 14, 2019 - Page 7
This classic rendition of chicken soup starts the old-fashioned way, by making a from-scratch broth. But instead of using a whole chicken, this...
Published on February 14, 2019 - Page 7
Eggplant shines in this dish, where its melt-in-your mouth consistency and ability to soak up a flavor-packed sauce are on full display. But its...
Published on February 14, 2019 - Page 9
This year as I think of Valentine’s Day my heart fills with joy. What is more beautiful than simply love? Whether it’s love for your spouse, from God...
Published on February 14, 2019 - Page 9
Don’t overlook the benefits of a good meat loaf; though humble, it can be just the thing for a comforting meal, and leftovers make great sandwiches...
Published on February 7, 2019 - Page 9
Sure, Valentine’s Day is usually all about couples, but why be so insular? Invite some friends over for a fancy dinner and show them how much you...
Published on February 7, 2019 - Page 13
This soup recipe calls for a full 2 pounds of broccoli, plus a few other vegetables. A mix of sharp cheddar and nutty Parmesan gives this soup...
Published on February 7, 2019 - Page 13
As I contemplated on what areas of our lives to fill you in on, I thought to myself, “There’s nothing really new going on.” But then with a family of...
Published on February 3, 2019 - Page 22
Yes, the Super Bowl is tonight. And, yes, you still have time to make something great. All the pizza places, sub shops and wing restaurants will be...
Published on January 31, 2019 - Page 9
Sure, take-out and delivery are the easiest ways to stock your Super Bowl party, but, come one, they don’t compare to homemade food. And these...
Published on January 31, 2019 - Page 11
Since our move here to “the home place,” which is an Amish term used for the homestead where the parents used to live, we have been blessed with the...
Published on January 31, 2019 - Page 11
One of the best ways to serve banana bread is with toasted nuts. Spread the nuts out on a rimmed baking sheet and heat them in a 350-degree oven...
Published on January 31, 2019 - Page 11
It wouldn’t be the Super Bowl without chili on the menu, so instead of soup, this week’s recipe is a variation on the tailgating favorite. White...
Published on January 24, 2019 - Page 7
The delights of classic chicken pot pie are many —from the burnished, flaky crust to the luscious, savory filling. But putting it together can be a...
Published on January 24, 2019 - Page 7
As I contemplated on what areas to fill you in on this week, I thought, “Well, there’s not much I enjoy more than writing about family life. In spite...
Published on January 24, 2019 - Page 7
Puttanesca, a classic Italian sauce made with tomatoes, garlic, anchovies, capers, and olives, offers bold flavor and comes together fairly quickly...
Published on January 24, 2019 - Page 7
For a creamy cauliflower soup without cream, rely on cauliflower’s low insoluble fiber content to produce a velvety smooth puree. To ensure that...
Published on January 24, 2019 - Page 9
These nachos are a cinch to make and can turn after-school snack time for a few kids into something of a fiesta. Or double the recipe and use a 13-by...
Published on January 24, 2019 - Page 9
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Salted Caramel, Reese’s, Blueberry Muffin, Cinnamon Toast and Strawberry Cheesecake. The menu at the new Nutrition smoothie bars...
Published on January 17, 2019 - Page 7
Winter months do have a twist all their own. For many of us Amish housewives, the quiet winter months are a time to catch up on sewing for our...
Published on January 17, 2019 - Page 7
Shrimp scampi is rarely awful, it’s unusual for things to go terribly wrong when garlic, wine and butter are involved but the ultimate scampi —...
Published on January 17, 2019 - Page 7
Many eggplant recipes start with slicing or dicing and sauteing in oil. But this approach can add a lot of unnecessary fat to your dish, as porous...
Published on January 17, 2019 - Page 7
Don’t throw out stale bread. Seriously, don’t. Baguettes, sliced sandwich bread and even loaves of crusty white bread can be recycled into homemade...
Published on January 17, 2019 - Page 9
In the traditional Greek dish called shrimp saganaki, sweet, briny shrimp are covered with a garlic- and herb-accented tomato sauce and topped with...
Published on January 17, 2019 - Page 9
Traditionally, Italian porchetta is a whole pig that is spit-roasted to produce fall-apart tender, rich pieces of slow-cooked pork, aromatic with...
Published on January 14, 2019 - Page 17
LOS ANGELES (AP) — If you’re a lover of liver from duck or geese, your days of gorging are numbered here. A state ban of the dish known as foie gras...
Published on January 10, 2019 - Page 7
The star of this beef barley soup is a rich, intensely flavored beef stock. You can make a from-scratch stock in about 21/2 hours thanks to a lot of...
Published on January 10, 2019 - Page 7
It’s cold. It’s dark. It’s hard to get motivated to make a decent dinner. But what if that dinner could be made using just one pan? The following...
Published on January 10, 2019 - Page 7
It’s hard to find anyone who doesn’t love a bowl of spaghetti topped with meatballs and marinara, but stovetop versions are often messy (between the...
Published on January 10, 2019 - Page 9
How is everyone? Ready to settle down after the holidays and have a quieter schedule? I know winter does tend to be long and cold and gray, but I do...
Published on January 10, 2019 - Page 9
Sometimes I forget about frozen spinach. I always have frozen corn and frozen peas on hand, but frozen spinach falls off the radar from time to time...
Published on January 5, 2019 - Page 7
If you’ve had one of those days, and you find yourself glancing at the clock only to discover that it’s already 5 p.m. (What!?) and dinner is not...
Published on January 4, 2019 - Page 17
NEW YORK (AP) — Forget vending machines, PepsiCo is testing a way to bring snacks directly to college students. The chip and beverage maker says it...