| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Start the Independence Day celebrations early - or extend them through the weekend - with these special restaurant deals.
Plan B Burger Bar, 1000 West Columbus Avenue, Springfield, hosts a "backyard barbecue" with a view of the Springfield fireworks...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 7:30 AM
UPDATED: Trumbull Kitchen has added a second date for this tasting, on Dec. 19 at 5:30 p.m., with the same menu and beers. Dec. 12's event has sold out.
The events will feature Brooklyn Brewery's Brewmaster Reserve, "There Will Be Black," an American...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 3:02 PM
Don't underestimate the power of the dark side, especially when you?re talking chocolate.
At Taza Chocolate in Somerville, Mass., near Boston, the bar has been set high, and the daily grind there involves a weighted Oaxacan stone that helps create the...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 12:39 PM
Here, experts share four fabulous ways to crown your towering tiers.
For a fun twist on the miniature bunting trend that's currently sweeping design blogs, Misty Tamino, founder of the event design and inspiration company Juneberry Lane...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 5:29 PM
Total time: 1 hour, 45 minutes
Note: This dish of pounded steaks rolled around a spicy sausage filling is one that Rose Nair and her sister Nalini Viegas make for special occasions.
4 ( 1/2-pound) Milanesa steaks (also called "beef...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Total time: 1 hour, 15 minutes, plus 1 hour standing time
Note: From Christian Shaffer. Red and golden beets may be used instead of the Chioggia beets.
6 large Chioggia beets, golden and red
2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar
| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:59 PM
Total time: 40 minutes
1 cup grated baking potato, drained and firmly packed (about 1 potato)
1 cup peeled and grated sweet potato, firmly packed (about 1 sweet potato)
1 cup peeled and grated parsnip, firmly packed (about 1 parsnip)
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Total time: 30 minutes
Servings: 10 to 12
4 pounds Yukon gold or russet potatoes
Sea salt to taste
3/4 cup whole milk
1/2 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened, cut up
Freshly ground white pepper to taste
1. Peel the...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 6:10 PM
Total time: 45 minutes
Servings: 6 (about 12 latkes)
Note: Serve the latkes with sour cream or rich yogurt and snipped chives for garnish.
3 pounds beets
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 1/2 teaspoons ground coriander seed
1/2 cup chopped Italian...
| May 4, 2013
Dear SOS: I recently visited the beautiful little town of Capitola, next to Santa Cruz on the California coast. Gayle's Bakery & Rosticceria is a special place. Along with mouth-watering baked goods, I enjoyed two delicious dishes: a kale and quinoa salad...
| May 11, 2013
1 hour. Serves 4 to 6 as an appetizer
1 cup bulgur, medium (No. 2) or fine (No. 1) (about 5.5 ounces)
1 cup hot water
3 small green onions
5 tablespoons fruity extra-virgin olive oil, or more to taste, divided
1 brown onion (about 8...