| Apr 30, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Note: Talk about a simple recipe. Talk about fabulous taste. Times Food Editor Russ Parsons wrote in June about the easy trick of steaming salmon in the oven, a technique he learned years ago from Paula Wolfert. Spring's wild salmon, which has a...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 4:36 AM
Nothing says summer like a fresh salad served al fresco.
Pack your picnic basket with a bottle of wine, a fresh baguette and one of these summery salads, favorites of local chefs. From a simple concoction of crab and cantaloupe to an intriguing mix of...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 4:30 PM
When "The Modern Menu" came across my desk I was intrigued. The subtitle was "Simple. Beautiful. Kosher." Author Kim Kushner delivers a fresh take on centuries-old kosher cooking in this thoroughly modern approach. The photographs are beautiful, and the...
| Apr 3, 2013
Meatballs embrace the best merits of ground meat. They are economical per pound, easy to portion and play well with others, especially bold flavors such as fresh herbs, spices and cheese. In our house, we welcome highly-seasoned versions as well as...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Hello, I'm Alyssa Weigle your new 2013-2014 Somerset County Dairy Princess reminding you that June is National Dairy month.
This summer when you feel run down and need to be replenished, make sure you reach for a slice of cheese, an ice cream cone,...
| 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 13, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Asparagus, chives and fontina cheese top this easy pizza recipe. Serve with baby greens tossed with vinaigrette and pecans.
Active Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
| Mar 20, 2013
Brunch — an easy, agreeable way to entertain — sure pleases all generations in our family. Especially when the gathering includes eight or more guests — the norm in our house on Easter Sunday.
My favorite dishes leave me time to hunt...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Eggs for dinner? Yes. They're not just for breakfast -- eggs work well in so many dishes, and they're so easy to prepare. (And no, you don't have to love "Pink Flamingos" or Edith Massey - the egg-loving mother in the John Waters film - to enjoy them...
| May 30, 2013
| 8:30 AM
What are you planning to do for dad this Father's Day? How about grilling up a reasonably priced flank steak and serving it with oven-roasted potatoes or even a simple potato salad? If you are having a crowd, you can double or triple the recipe and...
| May 31, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Got rice? Well, you've got dinner. Options, that is. We've got three ways to cook the rice you have hiding in the cupboard -- in an hour or less -- along with a bunch of other easy dinner recipes.
Love bacon? This velvety risotto incorporates the deep...