| Jun 10, 2013
| 9:16 AM
Editor's note: This is the first entry in a summer-long series of posts reflecting Catherine's adventures with her CSA. Enjoy!
My son, Jack, was the first to suggest I join a CSA. It was a couple of years ago, and he had just joined one while he was...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 2:06 PM
My friend Meredith, who teaches power yoga and is a health fanatic, made this salad for an employee party at the YMCA where she works, and it was voted best recipe. It's both healthy (lots of red and orange superfood peppers!) and delicious -- and the...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 10:59 PM
Turn an "oh" at salad into "Oh, wow" with a little imagination and not much effort.
Even the best-dressed leaves can benefit from a sprinkling of nuts or seeds. Just add them right before serving so they stay nice and crunchy.
Greens served naked or...
| May 30, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Lately, I've been looking to add more healthy seafood to my diet without breaking the bank, and while canned fish will never have the allure of a fresh filet, today's good-quality canned salmon is not the fishy, bone-studded mush you may be picturing. The...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:27 AM
Third in a three-part series.
There's no denying that soft-shell crabs are a little weird.
They're slimy and slippery when raw. Cooked in a sandwich, their spindly legs and grabby claws poke out from the slices of bread and make some people wonder,...
| 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...
| May 23, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Breakfast for dinner. Sometimes nothing sounds better after a long day. And so often, it's easy to fix -- c'mon, we usually cook breakfast when we're barely awake, so you know the recipes can't be that challenging. Let us offer some suggestions, including...
| May 23, 2013
| 3:10 PM
International House of Hot Dogs
407 E. Northern Lights Blvd. (outside Trend Setters)
$6-$6.50 per plate
9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday
I don’t often discuss my plans for Lunchbox...
| Feb 8, 2013
Everybody needs a few good recipes for a crowd. It's a delicious recipe, yet it takes less than a half-hour of work to put it all together -- the perfect menu for company.
Pork shoulder, also known as pork butt, is a relatively fatty and inexpensive...
| Jan 23, 2013
We like anything and everything tucked inside a short crust — that flaky, tender unleavened dough used to envelop sweet fruits, spicy meat and creamy fillings. The obsession likely began with the pastry classes mom took at the gas company. She'd...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 10:05 PM
I don’t much like cooking with ground meat. It’s supereasy, of course. Just toss in the skillet and brown, then proceed with spices, sauces, chopped vegetables, etc. But for a weeknight supper, I’d rather saute some chicken or cook...