| Feb 9, 2012
Love dumplings? The soupy, Shanghai-style ones filled with juicy pork? Puck-shaped Beijing ones with beef? Pan-fried? Steamed? Boiled? There are Vietnamese dumplings made with rice flour wrappers folded around chunks of sautéed shrimp. Or beefy Lebanese...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 9:20 PM
Just to be clear: There is no coffee in coffee cake.
Rather, it’s a cake generally so rich and gooey with butter, cinnamon and sugar — and, if a truly proper coffee cake, crowned with a crumbly streusel — that it’s best...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:53 PM
Pears are one of the signature fruits of autumn, and a nice change of pace from summer’s delicate fruits and berries.
Though there are thousands of varieties, Bartletts are the best known. They’re recognized by their shapely bottoms and...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 4:50 AM
It’s just one more lesson that we can’t trust the marketing on the front of packages: So many of those ‘whole grain’ and ‘whole wheat’ snack foods really aren’t much better than their white counterparts. Here...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 9:54 PM
All that dashing and dancing in the kitchen adds up to a lot of time around the holidays. Anything you can do ahead is bound to help.
That may be enough motivation to make cookie doughs in advance and stash them in the refrigerator, ready to bake....
| Dec 15, 2012
The real gift is, if you have anyone in your extended circle who wants or needs to be wheat- or gluten-free, you will be giving them a way to once again enjoy something that they thought would be permanently off-limits!
— Lida Frankel, Porter Ranch...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 4:19 AM
From sliced bread to wraps to sandwich thins, there’s no shortage of bread options when it comes to making a sandwich. But some are better than others when it comes to fiber-rich whole grains, and many options that seem oh-so-nutritious really...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 4:42 AM
We’ve all heard the message that we should try to incorporate more whole grains, and one easy way to do it is to use whole wheat flour in place of white flour. But the labels can be confusing, plus there are loads of other options on shelves.
| Aug 15, 2012
| 5:07 AM
Pancakes are a breakfast favorite, and there’s been an explosion of better-for-you pancake mixes on shelves. But not all are as nutritious as the labels might lead you to believe, so today we’re Getting the Skinny with Molly on which mixes...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 5:04 AM
November is National Diabetes Month, and today is World Diabetes Day, a perfect opportunity to help raise awareness about this condition that affects more than 100 million Americans.
And on this morning’s Get the Skinny with Molly, we’ll be...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 8:28 PM
We take for granted where our nutritional and wholesome dairy products come from —our local dairy farmers. If we think about all the struggles that they endure day in and day out, and all the hardships, then we know why they are so thankful for...