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  • Egg meets microwave for speedy rollup

    Egg meets microwave for speedy rollup
    So Dad was over for a visit and wanted scrambled eggs for breakfast. When I expressed some reluctance about pulling out a frying pan (OK, it was a whole lot of reluctance), he remained undeterred. "You don't have to fry it," he told me. "Use the...
  • Fermentation takes off in North Carolina home kitchens

    In homes all across North Carolina, home-brewed beer is bubbling in garages, homemade vinegar is aging in closets, and Mason jars packed with salted vegetables are gurgling away on kitchen countertops. More and more, people are experimenting with...
  • Recipe Finder: Sour cream waffles

    Shirley Lawton of Bend, Ore., was looking for a recipe for sour cream waffles with brown sugar syrup that she said appeared in a series of cookbooks called "Cooking from A to Z" that were distributed through chain grocery stores as some sort of a...
  • Cook's Corner: Even novice bakers can master this recipe for pumpkin ice cream pie

    Susan B. was looking for an easy pumpkin ice cream pie she made as a teenager in the late 1980s, recalling "everyone was amazed at how good it was, since I was known for my baking disasters." Her brother had asked her to make it this Thanksgiving....
  • Mischief and mayhem: Wickedly tasty Halloween treats

    If you've got school-age ghosts and goblins in your home, you should know these basics of Halloween parties. Edible fake blood: Mix together light corn syrup with enough red food dye to get the color you want. Sprinkle in a little unsweetened cocoa...
  • Mundelein women promote food revolution

    Mundelein women promote food revolution
    Chris Shifley walked into his Mundelein kitchen and saw his wife, Lindsey, sitting on the floor surrounded by packages and cans of food. He thought she had gone grocery shopping. Instead, she had taken the food out of the cabinets and was planning to...
  • Easy dinner recipes: Vegetarian Mexican dishes for Meatless Monday

    Easy dinner recipes: Vegetarian Mexican dishes for Meatless Monday
    If you love Mexican food but find it hard at times to locate good vegetarian options, Lorenza Muņoz has some ideas, as she explored in her article on Mexican vegetarian dishes for Food not too long ago. "Meatless dishes actually have a long history in...
  • Kevin Hunt: Review: The T-fal OptiGrill (Watch Out, George Foreman)

    Kevin Hunt: Review: The T-fal OptiGrill (Watch Out, George Foreman)
    If a George Foreman indoor grill had a brain, it might use an optical sensor to detect the thickness of steak and automatically cook to order — rare, medium or well-done — even when the meat is frozen. Brilliant! If it also had a panini...
  • The Persimmon Paradox: Two very different fruits, same sweet flavor

    The Persimmon Paradox: Two very different fruits, same sweet flavor
    How confusing can one fruit be? Persimmons come in two very different packages, yet fortunately share the same sweet, honeyed flavor. One type of persimmon, the Hachiya, is acorn-shaped and needs to be almost melting in texture before you eat it....
  • 'Top Chef' recap, 'Sudden Death'

    After 12 seasons, "Top Chef" heads to Boston, where I’m sure we will be constantly reminded about how old and important the city is and how rich it is with traditions. Oh yeah and the Red Sox. Don’t you dare forget about the Sox! #eyeroll We...
  • Restaurant review: River Roast ★★

    Restaurant review: River Roast ★★
    I would call 3-month-old River Roast a can't-miss concept, except that concepts have missed at this address before. River Roast sits inside the historic Reid Murdoch building, in a sprawling space that once was home to Bob Chinn's (a short-lived attempt...