| Jan 27, 2010
| 3:08 PM
It's January. It's dark and cold and icy and icky. Holiday bills are coming due. The kids have the flu.
Comfort yourself, a little, with a good bottle of cheap wine.Truly, there's nothing more delicious than a bargain.
Consumers feeling the pinch are...
| Feb 12, 2010
Quinoa Side Dish
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes Ready In: 35 Minutes
"Quinoa, cooked in chicken broth for added richness, is tossed with onion, garlic, and herbs. This may be served hot, or at room temperature."
| Apr 28, 2011
NOTE: Master Class columns are intended for ambitious home cooks, and some of the recipes may call for special ingredients or equipment. When that is the case, we will provide an alternative method for the main element of the dish so it can be prepared...
| Oct 21, 2010
Smoked salmon hash
Total time: 50 minutes
5 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
1 1/2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, cut into ½-inch cubes
1 red onion, minced
3/4 pound cold-smoked salmon, flaked into ½-inch chunks
1/2 cup heavy cream...
| Nov 11, 2010
2008 Centonze Frappato
Made from 100% Frappato, a grape that is often blended with Nero d'Avola, this light red from Sicily is a delight. Fresh and lively with a lovely floral fragrance, it sees no oak before being bottled. A great warm-weather wine,...
| Dec 9, 2010
| 7:39 AM
Zier's Prime Meats, Inc.
813 Ridge Road
Zier's Smoked Salmon Spread
2 lbs hot smoked fully cooked salmon
1 quart of Hellman's mayonnaise (If you want a less creamy texture use less mayo.)
| Dec 20, 2010
| 7:29 AM
Holiday Appetizers and the 101 on How To Prepare and Serve Them by: Executive Chef, Craig Strong Studio at Montage Laguna Beach www.montagelagunabeach.com
SMOKED SALMON ON TOAST: ELEGANT AND EASY
by Chef Craig Strong
Studio at Montage Laguna Beach...
| Apr 20, 2011
Easter means eggs, lots of eggs. But what to do when Easter is over?
Here are five dishes in which you can use hard-cooked Easter eggs that you've safely refrigerated when not on short-term display:
1. Asparagus mimosa
Sprinkle chopped egg yolk over...
| Apr 30, 2011
The Corner, a new restaurant in Hampden, took over the location where a diner had operated since the beginning of time. The Corner has things like escargot, moules frites and roasted monkfish on the menu, so, naturally, folks fretted about The Avenue...
| Apr 28, 2011
| 6:19 PM
With Mother's Day just around the corner and the bridal and baby showers that tend to pop up in the spring, I have entertaining on my mind.
Whatever the season, my mantra for cooking for company is "keep it simple." The only rules I consider are to limit...
| Jan 3, 2011
Now that the holidays have come and gone, many people have set new year's resolutions to eat healthy. Cumberland County's own Chef Donna Desfor has two recipes that turn ordinary pasta dishes into healthy ones, by adding vegetables.
| Sep 14, 2010
It's creators call it 'the first smoked salmon flavored vodka ever produced'. I haven't fact checked that but I'm going to take their word for it.
Alaska Distillery in Palmer, Alaska says it took nearly 50 tries to perfect the recipe but they think...