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  • Cook's Corner: Mango salsa, walnut fudge are good ideas for DIY holiday food gifts

    It is that time of good cheer, when gifts from the hearth are always a good idea, so I've rounded up some easy recipes you can wrap and roll. The hot flavor this year pumpkin and spice and everything nice has gotten ubiquitous. But paired with maple,...
  • Test Kitchen recipe: Rigatoni with Turkey and Peas

    A package of mushrooms, some leftover frozen turkey and a few pantry staples come to the rescue for a quick dinner. If you've frozen the turkey in bite-size pieces as well as portion sizes, it's even easier because turkey in smaller pieces will thaw...
  • Figs and dates sweeten winter treats

    When I was growing up in the 1950s we would celebrate every holiday with my grandparents at their home. The routine never changed it always started with a table full of family favorites. It was ham for Easter, turkey for Thanksgiving and Christmas, and,...
  • A meal manual for anyone

    His eldest son would soon be off to college and Cal Peternell was worried. Did his son know how to cook? That was a question that nibbled at the core of Peternell, who not only prepared food at home but also was a chef at Chez Panisse in Berkeley,...
  • Tidewater tour highlights Virginia's oysters and wine

    Tidewater tour highlights Virginia's oysters and wine
    Virginia, famous for its country ham, is also becoming known for its oysters and wine. Seven different regions of the Chesapeake Bay and along the Eastern Shore are producing some of the world's best oysters. Gov. Terry McAuliffe recently declared...
  • You asked for it: A passion for Italian food

    You asked for it: A passion for Italian food
    Q: My sister visited me from New York, and we went to a gem of a restaurant called Rosedale Brick Oven in Coral Springs. We sat in the bar area and watched chef Manny as he made every dish from scratch, using nothing but fresh ingredients. We decided to...
  • Holiday project: Homemade eggnog with creative variations

    Holiday project: Homemade eggnog with creative variations
    You're handed a glass of a familiar holiday drink, and a deliciously unfamiliar aroma greets you: toasted coconut with hints of Tahitian vanilla, cinnamon and Jamaican allspice. You raise the glass to your lips and are surprised by the satiny texture --...
  • Dinner at home is main ingredient for healthy eating

    Dinner at home is main ingredient for healthy eating
    People who eschew takeout for home cooking eat healthier foods, whether they aim to or not, according to new research from the Johns Hopkins University. "When people cook most of their meals at home, they consume fewer carbohydrates, less sugar and less...
  • 25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Chocolate bouchons

    25 homemade holiday gift recipes: Chocolate bouchons
    The perfect gift for the chocolate lover: bouchons. Thomas Keller's recipe for bouchons is built with a cup of cocoa powder and 6 ounces of chopped chocolate -- and twice that amount of melted butter. The bouchons turn out of their tins like oversize...
  • There's nothing square about root vegetables, with 12 recipes

    There's nothing square about root vegetables, with 12 recipes
    If I had to predict the next produce item to become a big crossover hit, it would be root vegetables. It’s a no-brainer really: They’re sweet but not in a simple way. They’re earthy, but not off-puttingly so. And they’re...
  • Venezia: A tasty visit to Orange Coast College

     Venezia: A tasty visit to Orange Coast College
    The holiday season is a time for good food and getting together with friends. So when Doug Bennett, executive director of college advancement at Orange Coast College, and Liz Parker, an OCC Foundation specialist, invited me to lunch and tour their...