| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Any foodie will tell you freshness matters. Same holds true for beer. When what’s in your glass was made on the premises, or by a nearby brewer on behalf of the establishment where you’re sipping your suds, it’s bound to taste better...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 11:49 AM
So moonshine is legal now, and the first legit stuff to be made in New England, Onyx Moonshine, comes from right here in Connecticut. Onyx Spirits Company has commissioned the mixologists from a handful of New Haven's popular watering holes to create a...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 8:22 AM
Willow manages to be a lot of things all at once.
The Fells Point restaurant, opened in July by the team behind RYE and Stuggy's, shares its name with the graceful weeping willow tree. With gray walls, hanging lanterns and gauzy curtains, Willow's...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 6:05 AM
Money-saving chicken thighs are the key to this twist on traditional Chinese pork spareribs. Our Chicken Spareribs recipe packs all the taste of that Asian sauce yet thanks to the chicken, is a bit lower in fat.
Cooking Time: 25 min ...
| May 23, 2013
| 5:36 PM
DEAR SOS: El Tovar restaurant at the Grand Canyon National Park Lodges serves a wonderful cherry tart with pistachio nuts. I would love the recipe and hope you can get it for me.
DEAR KAREN: What an interesting tart this is--especially its...
| Feb 20, 2013
Joyce Chen was a mid-20th-century Boston-area restaurateur, television cooking show host and cookbook author who sought to provide Americans with genuine Chinese food in an age when soy sauce was an exotic ingredient found on the gourmet shelf in markets....
| May 14, 2013
| 6:30 PM
We had some friends over for potluck dinner a few weeks ago, and one couple brought some fennel and citrus to roast, inspired by a recipe in "Jerusalem: A Cookbook" by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi.
Right before pulling the vegetables out of the oven,...
| May 3, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Quirky grocery chain Trader Joe’s is dealing this week with some concern over its products, including a public statement from a major advocacy group criticizing the presence of antibiotics in meat and a lawsuit from the state of California...
| Dec 25, 2011
Boyhood calls for supplies. Rocks, of course. Magnifying glass to study rocks. Stick collection, shell collection, stamp collection.
State quarters, minus Alaska. Pocket knives. Possible fossil. Spring-loaded snake, packed into its candy tin. Juggling...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 9:16 PM
Short of any family drama, the biggest dilemma most of us face at the holiday table revolves around dessert. Specifically: Which pie do I choose? (Or, rather: Why do I get to try only one?)
Why stop at one? Friends and family, there is a solution: the...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 4:46 PM
Miniature Pumpkin Creme Brulee Yield: 6 servings 2 cups milk 2 cups cream 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground allspice 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon ground cloves 4 cups pumpkin puree 18 egg yolks Light brown sugar 1. Heat...