18. 03. 2015

2015’s new kid on the block: Cauliflower

Tweet Trends are a peculiar thing, especially when you live in a city that doesn’t exactly shape the zeitgeist. (Sorry, Pittsburgh, but you know it’s true.) Somebody somewhere decides something is the Next...

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07. 12. 2014

Tweet LITITZ, Lancaster County — Squinty-eyed moles aren’t the only thing Ruth Zimmerman Martin is mindful of when checking a swath of slender purple blossoms in this quaint little town settled byPennsylvania Germans in the 1720s....

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25. 11. 2014

Into the woods: recipes for deer hunters

Tweet Donny Zarra has headed to deer camp two or three days after Thanksgiving for as long as he can remember — more than 30 years in all, at cabins and with groups...

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03. 11. 2014

A week in California wine country

Tweet LIVERMORE, Calif. — Much as I cook and write about food for this section, I’m pretty much at a loss when it comes to figuring out a good glass of wine to serve with...

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23. 10. 2014

Pumpkin: One of fall’s favorite flavors

Tweet My beloved pumpkin has been getting a bad rap lately. More than a few of my fellow food-lovers have been calling it out on Twitter, bemoaning what they consider the over-exposure and over-commercialization...

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23. 10. 2014

The pressing business of hard cider

Tweet BENTON, Pa. —  Come September, when apples hang ripe and heavy on the tree in this tiny, rural corner of Columbia County, Bob Antanitis stands ready. No doubt there’s a giant smile spread across...

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01. 09. 2014

Nestle’s Toll House teardrop chocolate morsel turns 75

Tweet Ask someone about his favorite cookie, and unless his taste runs to the exotic, the answer usually is pretty quick. Chocolate chip! Seriously: Is there any other cookie that so immediately makes you...

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01. 09. 2014

The huge Minnesota State Fair is big on decadent food creations

Tweet ST. PAUL, Minn. —  The smell washes over you in the parking lot, even before you reach the long lines that snake out in every direction at the ticket booth. The sweet,...

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30. 04. 2014

26.2 Food: How to eat right while training

Tweet An occasional series on how to fuel for the Pittsburgh Marathon. Most serious runners will stop at nothing in the race to maximize performance. High-tech trainers that keep your feet happy while logging serious...

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29. 04. 2014

26.2 Food: Pre-run meal before marathon training essential

Tweet                     An occasional series on how to fuel for the Pittsburgh Marathon.   Tempting as it might be to cozy up on the couch...

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