Food

Published on November 14, 2019 - Page 7
You know the apprehension of waiting, the stress of not knowing how things will turn out? That’s been our story on behalf of my youngest brother,...
Published on November 14, 2019 - Page 7
Thanksgiving is coming up and many are planning their menus. Why not choose dessert first? These recipes go from the traditional to the slightly...
Published on November 7, 2019 - Page 7
Maybe you just can’t seem to put the grill away while football is still in full swing, no matter the weather! That’s OK. But maybe you’re also...
Published on November 7, 2019 - Page 7
Beef short ribs are a prime example of how the precise control of time and temperature afforded by sous vide cooking can affect a piece of meat....
Published on November 7, 2019 - Page 7
Marinating is a terrific basic kitchen technique. Essentially, you can take any kind of meat, fish or seafood, or even vegetables or soy products,...
Published on November 7, 2019 - Page 9
Today when I asked Julia what I should write about in the column, she immediately popped up with, “About our trip to town with Montana!” I was glad...
Published on November 7, 2019 - Page 9
NORTH EAST — Left to their own devices, grapes will turn to vinegar. Add a few important steps and you have wine. Resourceful humans puzzled that...
Published on November 7, 2019 - Page 9
“... Less is always better than more. For instance, a few ingredients like coriander, orange zest, and olive oil trump 12-ingredient messes every...
Published on October 31, 2019 - Page 7
These days there are more ways than ever to show off the little ones’ costumes while gathering candy. Parties, trunk or treats, treat trails,...
Published on October 31, 2019 - Page 7
It may be Halloween but that doesn’t mean you can’t pull off some last-minute treats. Anyone would be happy to devour the following recipes. •••...
Published on October 31, 2019 - Page 9
Editor’s Note: The column is being written this week by Gloria’s mother, Dorcas Raber, who gives us insight into Amish funeral traditions. By...
Published on October 24, 2019 - Page 9
The time for haunting neighborhoods is almost upon us, but everyone knows you can’t send little ghosts and ghouls, princes and princesses, and...
Published on October 24, 2019 - Page 9
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — They call it the Cosmic Crisp. It’s not a video game, a superhero or the title of a Grateful Dead song. It’s a new variety of...
Published on October 24, 2019 - Page 9
As crispy coolness fills the air with the return of the sweet tang of apples and fresh pumpkins, there is no doubt that summer is fading into fall...
Published on October 17, 2019 - Page 7
Add a filling of succulent shrimp spiked with tequila and lime zest to a simple cheese quesadilla and you turn Mexico’s griddled cheese sandwich into...
Published on October 17, 2019 - Page 7
Breakfast food is something most people enjoy. However, not a lot of people get the time to really indulge in a hearty breakfast. Who says you can...
Published on October 17, 2019 - Page 9
I’ll stick with my promise and fill you in on our homeschooling days, or perhaps I should say “moments.” It seems that though I try to stay with...
Published on October 17, 2019 - Page 9
It all started with a fictional turkey burger. Andrew Rea’s YouTube video series “Binging with Babish” was born in 2016 when he attempted to...
Published on October 10, 2019 - Page 7
Almost everyone who loves chili has a favorite recipe, but there is definitely something to be gained by trying something new. These recipes offer...
Published on October 10, 2019 - Page 12
It’s early in the morning. I was up with two of the children at 4:30. After awhile, they settled down, so I decided to stay up and enjoy a few quiet...
Published on October 3, 2019 - Page 7
NEW YORK — It’s that time of year again, when fresh apples are piled high at farmer’s markets. If you are lucky enough to live near an orchard, you...
Published on October 3, 2019 - Page 7
There are certain small skills that make life better and easier. I’m well aware that many of them take place outside of the kitchen, and I probably...
Published on October 3, 2019 - Page 7
Repeatedly we hear from you readers whose favorite topic is the one I enjoy writing about the most (that is next to writing about hubby, of course)....
Published on September 28, 2019 - Page 20
MEXICO CITY — The first bite of chilies en nogada, a traditional Mexican dish eaten around the country’s independence celebrations, sends a shiver....
Published on September 26, 2019 - Page 9
It’s no wonder salmon is one of the most popular fish. Its flesh is rich-tasting, thanks to high levels of heart-healthy oils, and it takes well to...
Published on September 26, 2019 - Page 11
Last time we talked about the little fishing trip we had for Daniel’s birthday. Now, I’ll fill in a bit about his birthday supper. At our house,...
Published on September 26, 2019 - Page 11
Here’s a sentence that might come as a surprise: Cabbage is cool. That taken-for-granted vegetable, that sturdy, dense staple of many a poor,...
Published on September 19, 2019 - Page 7
NEW YORK (AP) — Five years ago, for her 27th birthday, Lorelei Bandrovschi gave up drinking for a month on a dare. She was a casual drinker and...
Published on September 19, 2019 - Page 7
Yesterday was Daniel’s 31st birthday. I had asked him what he would like to do. Guess what he picked? He chose to have the two of us go fishing on a...
Published on September 12, 2019 - Page 9
Casual and diehard sports fans alike can all agree one of the best parts of game day is the tailgate. Whether you’re heading to the game to take...
Published on September 12, 2019 - Page 9
Hey, good news! The way it looks the adoption is going to happen before long!! The adoption worker contacted us today wondering if she could come...
Published on September 12, 2019 - Page 11
Delight the chocolate lovers in your family with this easy recipe for a Southern classic — Mississippi Mud Cake. Mississippi Mud Cake 1 chocolate...
Published on September 11, 2019 - Page 17
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi is considering new rules that let companies continue to use food-labeling terms such as “veggie burger” and “vegan...
Published on September 11, 2019 - Page 17
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A federal judge has ordered Anheuser-Busch to stop using packaging that implies MillerCoors’ light beers contain corn syrup. U.S....
Published on September 5, 2019 - Page 7
PITTSBURGH — When celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich decided to open a restaurant in Pittsburgh’s Strip District in 2001, she arrived in a neighborhood...
Published on September 5, 2019 - Page 7
Perfectly grilled tuna steaks should combine a hot, smoky, charred exterior with a cool, rare center. For a home cook, this ideal can be an elusive...
Published on September 5, 2019 - Page 7
Although it sounds like a bad Saturday morning commercial (Pizza?! For breakfast?!!), it turns out breakfast pizza is just a creative version of the...
Published on September 5, 2019 - Page 9
My dream is coming to reality. What I used to consider a stark negative is now not only intriguing but exciting. When I was six years old, my...
Published on September 5, 2019 - Page 9
NEW YORK — As a kid, “Queer Eye” foodie Antoni Porowski had a love-hate relationship with Polish fare. It was standard in his Polish Canadian family...
Published on September 5, 2019 - Page 9
This quick one-pot approach to cooking Swiss chard results in a hearty, flavorful and versatile side dish. Garlicky Swiss Chard Servings: 4-6...
Published on September 2, 2019 - Page 17
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — It’s “CANvention” time for beer aficionados. Collectors from around the world began buying, trading and selling containers...
Published on August 29, 2019 - Page 9
Traditionally seen as the end of summer, Labor Day is coming up and that means one more chance to throw a big outdoor party. And what goes better...
Published on August 29, 2019 - Page 11
Another busy afternoon is coming to a close. An hour from now, my family will be gathering to the dinner table expecting a hot meal. A big thanks...
Published on August 22, 2019 - Page 7
The flavors, textures and ingredients of Greek dishes translate very well to the grill and make a nice change of pace, whether for an everyday...
Published on August 22, 2019 - Page 7
We were all ready to go at 7 on Friday morning when the taxi driver pulled in the driveway. At last, all the clothes were sewn and pressed, the...
Published on August 15, 2019 - Page 9
Basil pesto isn’t just for pasta. The Test Kitchen found a way to imbue chicken with basil and garlic that would hold up on the grill. How did we...
Published on August 15, 2019 - Page 9
A true Baja California experience requires sunny, breezy patios and a plate of tacos. Re-create the feel of a Baja-style fish taco in your home...
Published on August 15, 2019 - Page 9
Summer is the best time for homegrown tomatoes. Whether you grow them yourself or buy them from a farmer’s market, pick up some fresh, ripe beauties...
Published on August 15, 2019 - Page 11
Couscous is one of the fastest and easiest side dishes to prepare. Simple Couscous Servings: 6 Start to finish: 45 minutes 2 tablespoons extra-...
Published on August 15, 2019 - Page 11
For a creative chicken salad, get inspired by the flavors of Morocco: apricots, lemon and warm spices. To give the dressing complex flavor, the...