11. 02. 2016

Lidia Bastianich gives a lesson in Italian cooking

Tweet Lidia Bastianich has written a dozen cookbooks since arriving in America more than 40 years ago, introducing at least two generations of Americans to the delights and intricacies of regional Italian cooking....

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24. 11. 2015

A few ideas for those Thanksgiving leftovers

Tweet Thanksgiving dinner takes so much time, energy and planning to prepare, and then everyone’s done eating in what feels like five minutes. It’s enough to drive a conscientious cook crazy. Thank goodness,...

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22. 11. 2015

Stunning, reliable cranberries are steeped in Thanksgiving’s heritage

Tweet BROWNS MILLS, N.J. — Love ’em or hate ’em, cranberries have long been part of America’s culinary history. Even before Gen. Ulysses S. Grant gave orders in 1864 for the tart ruby berries...

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17. 11. 2015

J. Kenji Lopez-Alt explores the science of home cooking

Tweet A self-described science nerd, and proud of it, J. Kenji Lopez-Alt planned a career in biology when he entered the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the late 1990s. He was the type...

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17. 11. 2015

All-star Thanksgiving: Roast turkey parts instead of the whole bird

Tweet Every year on Thanksgiving Day, the same scene plays out on countless American dinner tables. You score with the holiday bird’s thigh meat (so moist and juicy) but its breast, most unfortunately,...

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17. 11. 2015

A gluten-free Thanksgiving

Tweet Cooking for someone with a wheat allergy or sensitivity is never easy, but it’s particularly trying during the holidays. So much of what we love to serve at our Thanksgiving table is...

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26. 05. 2015

Let’s eat: Pan-seared corn and quinoa salad

Tweet So you’ve been asked to bring a potluck dish to a Memorial Day cookout this weekend, and you’re thinking a salad might be an easy way to go. How about one that...

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26. 05. 2015

Tart it up with rhubarb

Tweet Locally grown veggies are starting to show up in area grocery stores and farmers markets. Many of these early offerings — spinach, baby lettuces, peas, asparagus — are sweet, tender and green....

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18. 03. 2015

Tuna noodle casserole: Yuck!

Tweet Everybody remembers a food from childhood that made them shudder, if not gag outright when Mom brought it to the table. For me, it’s tuna casserole. My three older brothers all loved...

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18. 03. 2015

Pittsburgh’s pie guy

Tweet Frank Ruzomberka of Shaler has been in the family-restaurant business going on six decades, and he’s always been a terrific chef. (He was American Culinary Federation’s Chef of the Year, Pittsburgh chapter, in...

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