| Mar 26, 2013
| 9:27 PM
For many children, Easter is all about the hunt. They love searching for hidden eggs and snooping for the ultimate Easter jackpot: a basket filled with jelly beans, marshmallow Peeps and chocolate rabbits so large that they make a child’s eyes go...
| Mar 10, 2013
Machneyuda, the restaurant, sits outside Mahane Yehuda, the vibrant food market, in Jerusalem. It's small and loud and hip. My niece, an actual DJ at an actual college radio station, claims its pounding backbeat matches her iPod playlist. That hip....
| Mar 11, 2013
| 6:09 AM
Nothing that comes out of a box will compare to our comforting recipe for Homestyle Macaroni and Cheese. The little bit of extra effort to do it ourselves will reap such a big pay-off -- it's worth every moment!
Cooking Time: 50 min ...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 9:38 PM
Mac and cheese is all about technique. And you thought it was about the cheese.
There is more to achieving the best texture and flavor, says Ellen Brown, author of "Mac & Cheese: 80 Classic & Creative Versions of the Ultimate Comfort Food" (Running...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 8:22 AM
There's no denying the old-fashioned appeal of the Pelican Grand Beach Resort. What visitor to Fort Lauderdale wouldn't love its design, which is meant to evoke 19th century Florida with tin-roofed turrets and shingle siding?
The lobby has an island...
| Mar 16, 2013
Total time: 30 minutes
1/3 cup hazelnuts
2 tablespoons tarragon vinegar
2 teaspoons minced shallots
3 tablespoons hazelnut oil
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/2 pound tangerines, peeled, broken into segments and stripped...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 9:59 PM
People from central Europe and the former Soviet Union are crazy about dumplings. Over there, the dumpling is such a staple it can be either a main course or dessert.
Last week, I talked about food with foreign exchange students from Ukraine,...
| May 20, 2013
| 10:53 AM
In Florida, we share a history of bad dinner guests. You may not have had personal contact with Katrina, Ivan, Wilma, Charley, Frances and their buddies who blew through in recent years, but it's likely you know someone who did.
When hurricane season...
| May 22, 2013
You knew there'd be days like this. The kids are bored. There's nothing to do. Mini-spats are simmering.
Slice-and-bake cookies — rolls of dough tucked in the refrigerator or freezer waiting to be sliced, baked and decorated — were created...
| May 13, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Sawgrass Mills mall, 12801 W. Sunrise Blvd., Sunrise, 954-835-9070, Sushigami.net
Yoav Saffar has made it easy for shoppers to get back to hunting for steals and deals by debuting sushi on a conveyor belt for speedy service, priced by the...
| May 15, 2013
So many home cooks are obsessed with making dishes just like the professionals do. They buy hand-forged Japanese chefs knives, seek out $50 bottles of olive oil and spend hours preparing elaborately composed dishes from "The French Laundry Cookbook" or...