| Feb 13, 2013
My husband is notorious for bringing people home for dinner with very little notice, or none at all. On nights like those, these stuffed chicken breasts are just the thing: fast and special enough for company, especially when served with an easy yet...
| Apr 6, 2013
Ever since I picked up my first Elizabeth David book, I've been enamored of her prose recipe style. And by that I mean recipes written in a minimalist way, not in numbered steps, almost as a narrative. No long reel of ingredients. A few sentences or...
| Jun 17, 2013
8 ounces cooked lobster meat, coarsely chopped
1/4 cup mayonnaise
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 small stalk celery, finely chopped
2 tablespoons butter, at room temperature
2 top-loading hot-dog rolls
1. In a bowl, combine the...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 12:17 PM
"Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice says there are four things every aspiring chef should have in the kitchen.
"Extra-virgin olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper. Those to me are the essentials," she says. "And if you look at all my...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 5:41 PM
In 2008, only eight years after taking up biking, Jim Long decided to do a bike trip in conjunction with the legendary Tour de France, a trip he saw as a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
"It was so much fun," he remembered, "we decided it was a twice-in-...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 4:50 AM
Like the best Italian mothers, Rose Savalino Uddeme spent a lot of time cooking for her kids when the family lived off the corner of Central and Eastern avenues on the edge of Little Italy in the 1960s.
One of her go-to meals was a staple of hard times:...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Ruth E. Showalter of W
aynesboro, Pa., contributed this recipe to the Waynesboro Historical Society for the Historical Society’s cookbook, “Culinary Traditions: A Taste of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania.”
Showalter said she contributed...
| Jun 13, 2013
Visitors to Chicago are sure to enjoy our excellent food culture. To experience a little bit of that culture in your own kitchen, we've collected some of our favorite recipes. Enjoy!
Enchiladas El Popo
From El Popocatepetl tortilleria on 21st Street,...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 7:49 AM
While you generally find zucchini in markets year-round, they're naturally a summer squash, and right now is prime season. Check out these tips on buying, along with some recipe ideas -- zucchini is wonderfully versatile in the kitchen and can be used...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - The other day I followed my nose to the garlic and onions sauting in a pan on the stove in the food preparation lab.
What kind of soup are you making? I asked one of my students who was testing recipes for a project we are completing....
| Feb 17, 2013
Morocco dropped by. I wasn't expecting a North African kingdom, but company is always welcome. Especially such charming company — those cinnamon-warm spices, those lush stews and that habit of pressing savory against sweet. Intoxicating.