| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
As much as I love eating out at fancy restaurants and watching TV shows like "Top Chef," the cooking that is closest to my heart is home cooking -- dishes that are humble and maybe a little homely but that feel like the food equivalent of a warm hug. This...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Why do holiday meals always have to be so much work? Too often it feels as if home cooks only feel they've observed the occasion properly, and shown their family and friends the respect a special meal observes, by spending hours slaving in the kitchen....
| Jun 26, 2013
Note that more people around the world drink white wines with their cheeses than red. It isn't that red wines taste poorly with cheese; it's just that everything that makes them "red" (tannin, red fruit flavors, grip and oomph) is lost when cheese...
| Jul 20, 2013
Nearly every grocery chain in Hampton Roads launched a new "lower prices" campaign in the past year. And — although it may seem impossible — prices are actually lower in 2013.
In an informal study of the six major supermarkets in the area...
| Jul 18, 2013
When you brag about a great meal, most people won't expect you to say you enjoyed it at an airport. They'll think of the lukewarm food served on long commercial flights. But at 121 Restaurant, located on the property of the Waterbury-Oxford airport in...
| Jul 7, 2013
Oh, the joy of being a dog. Especially a dog with wealthy parents, um, I mean owners.
More than a decade has passed since luxury hotels began throwing welcome parties for platinum-card-carrying pet owners .
But with pets a $50-billion-a-year industry,...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 1:05 AM
The Edmunds County Special Foods Contest was held on Wednesday, June 26, at the 4-H Building in Ipswich. Members were given 90 minutes to prepare their recipe. They are judged on 4 criteria: food preparation, nutrition knowledge, creating an attractive...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Peanut Crusted Chicken with Carrot-Cucumber Salad (Recipe by Chef Justin Patrick Timineri) 4 medium skinless chicken breasts 4 large carrots, peeled and cut into matchsticks 2 large cucumbers, seeds removed and cut into thin strips 1/3 cup rice wine...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Chicken Chili With Black Beans & Corn The more the merrier in the Orlando Sentinel test kitchen! That’s why we have teamed with the fabulous folks over at Orlando’s WOMX Mix 105.1 to offer the morning show’s Recipe of the Week. Today's...
| May 9, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Chicken breasts have a bad reputation -- too often they're considered nothing but diet food, and dried-out diet food at that. But that's the fault of the cook, not the ingredient. The challenge of a chicken breast is that it's uneven, fat on one end...
| Jan 30, 2013
As I am riding home from work on the train, I go through my refrigerator in my head hoping for inspiration.
I usually have chicken breast and snap peas, and I keep a well-stocked Asian condiment collection.
Stir-fry ends up at the top of the list many...