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  • A tapas party for summer

    It's no wonder Michael Chiarello's flirtatious Coqueta has been such a hit on San Francisco's waterfront. Tapas, gintonics and glorious water views are a potent recipe for happiness. It's also one to inspire a Spanish-style summer fete of your own. You...
  • Seasons adds cheese and cold meats to Main Street store

    Shopping for premium extra virgin olive oil has never been easier – or tastier – thanks to Seasons Olive Oil & Vinegar Taproom on Bethlehem's Main Street. The store, opened four years ago by husband and wife Tim Balshi and Soraya Aguilar,...
  • What is tamarind, and how do I eat it?

    What is tamarind, and how do I eat it?
    Q: I feel ignorant about tamarind. There are two tamarind things I love: the tamarind sauce I've had in Indian restaurants, and the Jarritos brand tamarind-flavored soda made in Mexico. What else can you tell me about where the ingredient comes from and...
  • Home Restaurant: A Haven For Those With Food Allergies

    Home Restaurant: A Haven For Those With Food Allergies
    Jared Schulefand wanted a place he could call home, and he found just the spot in Branford. Schulefand's restaurant, called Home, is a stylish yet cozy space that he hopes customers find relaxing and accommodating. "The [idea] behind the restaurant is...
  • Test Kitchen video tip: Homemade and Greek-style yogurt 101

    Test Kitchen video tip: Homemade and Greek-style yogurt 101
    Ever thought about making your own yogurt, but thought the process was too involved, or that you might need special equipment or supplies? A while back, cookbook legend Marion Cunningham did a piece on quick fruit-based desserts for Food. She included a...
  • Obama reveals first family's favorite snacks

    Obama reveals first family's favorite snacks
    President Obama revealed the first family's snack favorites during a recent appearance at a White House event promoting healthy eating and attended by school children from across the country. Can you guess his? "My big thing, chips and guacamole,''...
  • Fresh figs - one of summer's most fleeting pleasures, with 12 recipes

    Fresh figs - one of summer's most fleeting pleasures, with 12 recipes
    It wasn’t so long ago that if you said “fig," it was almost automatically assumed that you were talking about the dried kind. If you wanted fresh, you practically had to have your own tree. Well, having your own tree is still a really good...
  • Sun, surf and Spam in Hawaii

    Sun, surf and Spam in Hawaii
    In the cramped parking lot of a small strip mall, drivers jockey for spaces. Many have made the 20-minute trip from Honolulu, their mouths watering in anticipation of chowing down on a popular food unique to Hawaii. The customers will have to put...
  • Making quick work of okra

     Making quick work of okra
    You might not be a fan of okra's usual texture, but there are things you can do to improve it. Choose firm, green okra without spots. Buy small okra, about 3 inches long. Make sure each piece is firm, rather than bendy, a sign of mushiness. Okra's...
  • Here's why you have to refrigerate eggs in the U.S. but not in Europe

    Here's why you have to refrigerate eggs in the U.S. but not in Europe
    Europeans store their eggs at room temperature, while Americans refrigerate them. This is something that inspires some American tourists on their return home to adapt a more Continental attitude to the storage of eggs. Bad idea. Though keeping eggs at...
  • Easy (after) dinner recipes: It's Friday. Reward yourself with pie.

    Easy (after) dinner recipes: It's Friday. Reward yourself with pie.
    It's Friday. You've made it. Reward yourself with pie! From fresh strawberry to Key lime or coconut, each of these treats comes together in about an hour or less. Strawberry pie: Sometimes the best summer fruit pies are the ones in which the fruit isn't...