| Oct 11, 2012
| 4:47 AM
Key ingredient: Meijer Canned Pumpkin
Nutrition benefits: Canned pumpkin is packed with nutrients and pumpkin has been deemed a "super food" because it contains powerful antioxidants known as carotenoids that can protect cells...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 10:21 AM
Quartino Ristorante and Wine Bar
626 N. State Street
To read more about the restaurant:
To purchase a copy of the cookbook:
250 True Italian Pasta Dishes: Easy and...
| Nov 17, 2012
Dear SOS: On our anniversary we had dinner at Flavor del Mar in San Diego County. I had an amazing butternut squash soup. I asked our waiter what the spices were. He said the chef did not give out information and recipes. I am wondering whether you can...
| May 4, 2012
| 8:55 PM
Pat Sajak, the host of TV's long-running game show "Wheel of Fortune," will star in the Neil Simon comedy, "The Odd Couple" at UConn's Nutmeg Summer Series.
The show, which also stars, Joe Moore, will play June 21 to July 7 at the Harriet S. Jorgensen...
| May 10, 2012
| 7:58 AM
The Sauce – A Mornay Sauce
- 3 Tablespoons butter
- 3 Tablespoons AP flour
- 3 cups whole milk, warmed
- pinch of nutmeg and pepper
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 1 ½ cups gruyere, shredded
- Melt butter in...
| May 18, 2012
| 10:11 AM
Our recipe for easy homemade apple dumplings is inspired by the traditional apple dumplings that are still so popular in the Amish areas of Pennsylvania.
Cooking Time: 50 min
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
| May 22, 2012
| 7:49 AM
Overcooking is what kills asparagus for most people. Memories of gray, limp and pungent spears follow wary eaters like ghosts from a nightmare.
But when treated right, asparagus is a versatile and complex vegetable. Its flavor profile can switch from...
| May 22, 2012
| 2:31 PM
Asparagus is a vegetable made for kids.
Like bananas, asparagus stalks have a playful shape. Like carrots, asparagus may be eaten raw or cooked. Like broccoli, asparagus has two distinct parts — a fleshy stalk and a tip with more flavor.
| May 27, 2012
Gnocchi share much with their cousins, the pastas, yet retain a unique heritage: rolled from potatoes; hunched into dumplings; and led by that silent "g" cozied up to the "n."
A burden few words share. The gnome is used to the role of odd. He spends...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - I want to make the recipe from your column, but where am I supposed to get some pumpkin? someone asked me a couple of years ago.
What do you mean? I asked. I thought she was teasing me.
I checked at three grocery stores. You can't...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 7:27 AM
Panzerotti are a stuffed pastry native to the southern Italian regions of Apulia (Puglia) and Campania. Think of them as large fried ravioli or a small calzone.
Panzerotti get their name from the southern Italian word pancia or "stomach" for their...