| Sep 23, 2010
Leave it to Italy -- a country where food and tradition go hand in hand -- to be home to the first university dedicated to the art of making gelato. In fact, the Carpigiani Gelato University, located outside Bologna, is doing its all to ensure that the...
| Dec 23, 2010
| 1:31 PM
Greek Yogurt Cheesekcate With Ouzo Poached Figs
15 plain melba toasts (about 4 ounces; not Melba "snacks")
One-third cup walnut halves
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
14 ounces reduced-fat Neufchâtel cream cheese
1 1/3 cups sugar
| Dec 29, 2011
Whether your New Year's festivities include planning a big cocktail party or hosting a simple dinner, odds are you'll want something to feed your guests over the hours as they count down to 2012.
Here are 25 easy-to-make little dishes to choose from...
| Apr 20, 2011
Count us among the fans of Peter Rabbit Organics' new line of fruit and veggie squeeze pouches for babies, with flavor combos like carrot, squash and apple; pea, spinach and apple; and sweet potato, corn and apple.
Sure, we like that they're convenient...
| Oct 7, 2010
| 1:35 PM
Some foods, like soups and stews seem to taste better when they are reheated, while others foods like pasta salads and dips seem to benefit from time spent in the refrigerator overnight. When flavors "marry" over time, the results are delicious....
| Mar 6, 2012
| 12:59 PM
When we were kids, ice cream was ice cream. It was all good. It didn't matter if it came out of a giant plastic tub, a cardboard block or a paper cup with a tiny wooden spoon that tasted like a tongue depressor.
Sadly, as adults we know better. We...
| Dec 13, 2011
One drip per second from a leaky faucet equals 3,000 to 8,000 gallons of wasted water a year, according to Paul Patton, senior product manager for Delta Faucet, and Chuck White, vice president of technical and code services for the Plumbing-Heating-...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 4:33 PM
The Vitamix blender is the gift every chef covets. It's a real workhorse, holding 64 ounces and boasting a powerful 1,380-watt motor....
| Dec 9, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Knife shopping: Knives are one of the hot gift items this holiday season, buoyed by would-be Iron Chef home cooks -- mostly men -- who like their toys. But how to tell a Global from a Masahiro? And does $200 knife really cut better than a $20 one? The...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Nine Chuck E. Cheese restaurants fined for child labor law violations....
| Dec 22, 2011
| 4:33 PM
What does one of the world’s best pastry chefs come up with when pressed for a holiday cookie? Spago’s Sherry Yard, working with Sixto Pocasangre, took the oh-so-popular French macaron and scented it with an oh-so-Christmas-y touch of ginger,...