Food

Published on May 28, 2020 - Page 9
LONDON — Are you struggling to find bread flour and fresh yeast at the moment? If so, you’re not alone. With millions of people across the globe...
Published on May 28, 2020 - Page 9
It was one of those nights. As soon as one child was asleep, it seemed like another needed mama to blow a stuffy nose or something to soothe a raspy...
Published on May 21, 2020 - Page 11
During World War I, posters proclaiming “Food will win the war” encouraged Americans to grow victory gardens. A century later, home gardeners are...
Published on May 21, 2020 - Page 11
An awful lot is going on in this world. I cannot wrap my little brain around it. How is one supposed to process it all? My heart just breaks in two...
Published on May 21, 2020 - Page 11
We’re all spending more time in our homes and cooking most or all of our own meals. But that doesn’t mean we want to spend more time doing dishes....
Published on May 14, 2020 - Page 11
As the days go by, I am being forced to become more creative with my cooking. I’ve always been a fan of stews and hearty soups, and I make them all...
Published on May 14, 2020 - Page 11
Unless you are like me and grill year-round, the warmer weather signals the start of the grilling season. This spring, especially, as millions of us...
Published on May 14, 2020 - Page 11
Good morning from the Yoders! These quiet, pleasant mornings are almost addictive, once you get started, it’s hard to miss a single one. For years...
Published on May 7, 2020 - Page 11
SALEM, Ore. — On March 14, the day after the COVID-19 outbreak was declared a national emergency in the United States, I decided to take up an...
Published on May 7, 2020 - Page 11
It’s early morning, outside the office window where I do my writing the birds are singing full throttle, obviously not worried about the day ahead of...
Published on May 7, 2020 - Page 11
If done correctly, braising gives us a side dish that features the best of both boiling and roasting: tender, creamy interiors and browned, savory...
Published on April 30, 2020 - Page 9
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — How does a traditional German restaurant comply with the untraditional demands of the coronavirus era? Thomas Metzmacher...
Published on April 30, 2020 - Page 9
A homemade veggie burger is a welcome alternative to beef. For a modern burger with superior composition, The Test Kitchen combined pinto beans with...
Published on April 30, 2020 - Page 9
It was one of those perfect sunny days in the quiet countryside we call home. I had plans of working in the kitchen all forenoon but wasn’t sure how...
Published on April 23, 2020 - Page 9
SAN FRANCISCO — On a break from the front lines, nurse practitioner Gabe Westhemier tucked into a plate of duck confit, the work of one of the city’s...
Published on April 23, 2020 - Page 9
While our minds are constantly turned to those more seriously affected by the coronavirus, I sometimes feel like I need a breath of fresh air to...
Published on April 16, 2020 - Page 9
BOSTON — The hottest new bar’s dress code? Your sweatpants. And you don’t even have to leave your couch. With bars shuttered and stressed-out...
Published on April 16, 2020 - Page 9
LOS ANGELES (AP) — There are cooking shows hosted by celebrities, some of whom may know a fricassee from a frittata, and shows that feature arrogant...
Published on April 16, 2020 - Page 9
My, this coronavirus scare has certainly done its share of shifting things in all directions exactly opposite of everyday life for millions and...
Published on April 9, 2020 - Page 9
On a recent Tuesday night in Tennessee, bluegrass musicians David and Virginia Blood were busy making sandwiches. In Pittsburgh, real estate agent...
Published on April 9, 2020 - Page 9
Just about now, you might be tired of cooking and eating what’s in your refrigerator. We are all used to asking what’s for dinner? What are we in the...
Published on April 9, 2020 - Page 10
EDITOR’S NOTE: Gloria’s husband Daniel wrote the column this week and it’s a rarity, no food recipe, but it just seemed appropriate. Gloria will...
Published on April 2, 2020 - Page 9
Welcome Easter and Spring with a lighter take on the traditional Easter feast. Since celebrations will no doubt be much smaller this year, feel free...
Published on March 26, 2020 - Page 9
The Hobbie chapter of TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, is about to reach an impressive milestone and will be holding an open house to celebrate. The...
Published on March 26, 2020 - Page 9
White bean soup with garlic is a classic comfort dish in the Mediterranean region. Usually, it’s loaded with heavy cream, which also loads up the...
Published on March 26, 2020 - Page 10
OK, here we go with part two. A week ago, we chatted a bit about the Amish way of life and covered some interesting questions some of you have had...
Published on March 26, 2020 - Page 10
While poached chicken may sound like bland diet food, this method is very forgiving and an easy path to moist, succulent chicken every time. Soy...
Published on March 19, 2020 - Page 11
We all know by now that whole grains are good for us and that we should be eating more of them. Anyone who has dipped a toe (or spoon) into the world...
Published on March 19, 2020 - Page 11
Also known as posole, this fragrant and spicy New Mexican stew combines toothsome hominy and tender chunks of pork in a mildly spicy, verdant base....
Published on March 19, 2020 - Page 11
I received several letters from readers with questions that got my mind spinning. Let’s each grab a cup of tea (okay, you can have your coffee if you...