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  • What the presidents drank

     What the presidents drank
    It's more a collection of humorous essays than a cocktail book, but the newly released "Party Like a President: True Tales of Inebriation, Lechery and Mischief from the Oval Office" (Workman, $14.95), is an entertaining read. Humorist Brian Abrams ("AND...
  • A bowl of charro beans answers a hankering

     A bowl of charro beans answers a hankering
    When I was growing up, my dad often would make a big pot of beans, usually navy, flavored with ham, and offer us kids bowlfuls. He'd eat them all himself, though. We weren't eating beans. Are you kidding? Flash forward a number of decades and, of...
  • A New Brick Oven At Confetti! Means A Revamped Menu

    A New Brick Oven At Confetti! Means A Revamped Menu
    For those who live in the Plainville-Farmington Valley area, it's a Route 10 landmark with dining roots going back to the pre-world War II era. Originally known as the Mo-No-Pole, a mix of French and Latin translating to "one of a kind," it was...
  • Restaurant review: Momotaro

    Restaurant review: Momotaro
    Four-month-old Momotaro breaks a lot of rules. The menu is enormous, its seven pages enough to daunt even the most confident diner. The dining rooms are busy and boisterous, a far and noisy cry from the placidity toward which most Chicago Japanese...
  • Readers share their favorite fudge recipes

    Readers share their favorite fudge recipes
    Daley Question readers responded generously to my plea for help in finding a fudge recipe made with Nesquik, formerly known as Nestle Quik. ("Fudge recipes, Nestle-style," Daley Question, Feb. 18, 2015). Bob Smith wrote in from Wheat Ridge, Colo.,...
  • Family Meals Matter: Bite into a healthy lifestyle

    Family Meals Matter: Bite into a healthy lifestyle
    March is National Nutrition Month — a time when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages all Americans to examine their food choices. This year’s theme is “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle.” While some people think that...
  • Easy dinner recipes: Best tuna sandwich ever?

    Easy dinner recipes: Best tuna sandwich ever?
    So what makes a great tuna salad? Is it nice, big chunks of tender fish? Or finely shredded tuna for those who prefer a smoother texture? Maybe you like your salad with a little more mayonnaise than normal; or maybe you'd prefer to keep it light. Then...
  • Video tip: Almond meal from scratch ... and a recipe

    Video tip: Almond meal from scratch ... and a recipe
    Almond meal can generally be found at well-stocked markets in the Los Angeles area. But occasionally I'll hear from a reader who can't seem to find it at any local stores. No worries. Almond meal (or flour) is nothing more than ground almonds. Simply...
  • PlateDate pairs personal chefs with clients

    PlateDate pairs personal chefs with clients
    When Murjani Greene and John Del Alcazar decided to plan a belated Valentine's Day celebration, the Pikesville residents weren't interested in dining out at a restaurant; they wanted to relax inside the comfort of their own home. So Greene turned to...
  • California salmon dodge drought bullet for another year

    California salmon dodge drought bullet for another year
    Apparently the California salmon has dodged the drought bullet for another year: The annual forecast for the fishery predicts that the population this year will be slightly bigger than last.  The initial results of the 2015 National Marine Fisheries...
  • The hot new toys of 2015

    The hot new toys of 2015
    NEW YORK — The 112th annual North American International Toy Fair at the Javits Center offered something for every kind of kid — a Girl Scouts cookie oven for foodies, plush dolls from Disney-Pixar’s “Inside Out” for movie...