| Feb 21, 2012
| 10:45 AM
Dutch baby pancakes are not your average breakfast fair. For one thing, they are roughly the size of dinner plates, and a single pancake can be shared among a table of friends. They also get puffed and crispy around the edges while retaining a pancake-...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 2:35 PM
Chilly weather demands hot chocolate to warm to body and soul and chefs have been happily stirring up variations on the concept ever since the Spaniards returned to Europe with chocolate from Mexico. Moctezuma and friends revered cacao, had a god of cacao...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 2:01 PM
Cold weather and the holiday season mean it's also baking season. Whether it's cookies for an exchange, sweet rolls for a family brunch or cupcakes for a class party, your oven will be preheating soon.
And just in time to help you out, the folks from...
| May 9, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Thanksgiving is a holiday built on tradition. And, much to my surprise, I seem to have found a new one of my own -- writing about dry-brined turkey.
After more than 20 years of Thanksgiving stories, I didn't think there was much left that could be...
| May 13, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Active Work Time: 20 minutes
Total Preparation Time: 1 1/2 hours, plus 1 hour chilling
4 ounces (about 4 slices) stale bread, crusts removed
2 cloves garlic
2 pounds tomatoes, seeded and coarsely chopped
1 (2-inch-square) piece green bell pepper,...
| Nov 24, 2011
Carved turkey sandwich with kabocha spread and ancho-bell-pepper-cranberry chutney
Total time: 1 hour, 20 minutes
Servings: Makes 2 sandwiches
Note: Adapted from Judy Han of Mendocino Farms
2 red bell peppers,...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 7:04 PM
Address: 105 Watch Harbour Court, located in The Riverfront at Harbourview in northern Suffolk.
Listing agent: Tina Manrique, East West Realty, 757-638-9100
Basics: This custom home with golf and water views is situated on the 16th...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 10:20 AM
Address: 131 River Bank Way, Cobbs Creek
Listing agent: Olivia R. Hill, Realtor, Abbitt Realty Company, Newport News; 757-223-7478 (office); 757-968-9041 (mobile); email: email@example.com
Basics: This 3,700-square-foot home sits on 2....
| Dec 17, 2011
| 8:00 PM
It's the night before Santa arrives and the house is as quiet as a Christmas mouse — except for the sounds of wind whipping through the attic and down the drafty chimney.
Maybe extra insulation and caulking should be on your holiday wish list....
| Jun 6, 2012
| 5:54 AM
Here's one South Florida money-saving tip: Save up to hundreds of dollars by not stocking up on frozen foods until after the hurricane season.
A prolonged power outage after a storm could cost you plenty in spoiled freezer food. Just ask the South...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 7:16 AM
Tropical Storm Emily reminds us: Save up to hundreds of dollars by not stocking up on frozen foods until after the hurricane season.
A prolonged power outage after a storm could cost you plenty in spoiled freezer food, said Marilyn Gordon, a...