| May 15, 2015
| 8:30 AM
It's Friday. Why not celebrate with crab cakes? It's almost pointless ordering a main course at a restaurant when you can make a meal off of an appetizer plate of these delights. And they're just as easy to make at home, coming together -- start to finish...
| May 15, 2015
| 4:14 AM
It's National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day -- as if we needed a holiday to indulge in this timeless sweet snack. So pour a cold glass of milk, preheat the oven and wait for the intoxicating aroma of this American classic. I bet you can't wait for them to...
| May 15, 2015
| 9:30 AM
Ever thought of making your own American cheese?
Before you laugh, hear me out. Processed cheeses such as those individually wrapped singles often get a bad rap, but just try getting that perfect gooey, silky texture from any other cheese when you...
| May 4, 2015
| 2:27 PM
I continue my virtual travels through the Middle East, Asia, and Morocco, this month and enjoy the dynamic flavors, incredible scents and cuisines of these cultures. Like Jewish homes, the recipes, ingredients and flavor combinations are consistent...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 12:15 PM
Need some weeknight inspiration? I'm always on the lookout for what I call wonderful weeknight chicken. That means, delicious enough for everyone to enjoy and still made in a flash. My kids all like chicken, it's affordable and both quick and easy to...
| May 10, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Q: After cleaning out my recipes, I realized I lost my recipe for No-bake cheesecake. Could you, would you pound the pavement for this recipe? Thanking you in advance. — Betty Anckonic, Tamarac
A: Happy to help, Betty. This is the perfect...
| May 13, 2015
| 3:00 PM
Recipes seem to be everywhere these days from the back of food packages to network television. But few of these new recipes can compete with that stained recipe card for your mom's sweet potato casserole.
She made it for years and now it has become a...
| May 20, 2015
| 1:05 PM
A lot of acidity (from orange juice and mustard) goes into the marinade for this fish dish, but not a lot sticks around in the final preparation. That's a blessing because it allows for a wider range of both white and red wines to accompany it. Salmon...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 12:30 PM
You hear a lot of talk from chefs, restaurant chains, food writers and food stores these days about the importance of cooking and serving fresh, seasonal ingredients. But walk through most supermarkets and you might think that there's only one perpetual...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 8:30 PM
I have absolutely zero interest in football, basketball, or baseball -- so for me, gatherings around game days are all about the food. The spread always includes a few of the grubby, nostalgic snacks we grew up with -- cheesy queso dip, I'm...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 8:51 AM
Fania Lewando, like so many millions of Europe's Jews, did not survive World War II. But death has not proven to be the end to her story. A cookbook Lewando wrote in 1938 while operating a popular vegetarian restaurant in Vilna, a Lithuanian city then...