15. 10. 2010

Father and son help bring back the Black Amish apple

Tweet NEW WILMINGTON — Like the four generations that proceeded him, Lyle Johnston has spent a lifetime growing what he considers the world’s tastiest apples on the fruit farm his great-great-grandfather Josiah Johnston...

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10. 10. 2010

Pie Crust Demo has her going from ‘duh’ to dough

Tweet Every home cook has her Achilles heel, the one dish or technique that she simply cannot master. For me, it’s homemade pie crust. Or as it’s referred to in my kitchen: stinking...

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07. 10. 2010

Fast, ‘takeout’ breakfast choices can get your kids to eat

Tweet Got teenagers? Bet you have trouble getting something decent in their stomachs before they run to the bus on weekday mornings. Here’s how the school day unfolds in my house. My 16-year-old...

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26. 09. 2010

An Italian home-cooking cookbook that you better believe

Tweet Elsa DeChellis DiCicco is the quintessential Italian grandmother, a slip of a woman with a big hairdo and even bigger smile who doesn’t take no for an answer when it comes to...

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24. 09. 2010

Habitat to host foodie, Mark Bittman

Tweet An avid home cook since the late 1960s, Mark Bittman has authored more than 10 best-selling cookbooks, including his “How to Cook Everything” series and 2008’s “Food Matters,” a no-nonsense volume promoting...

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18. 09. 2010

Oktoberfest isn’t just about beer. It’s also about the food

Tweet I appreciate a nice pilsner or dunkel-style dark beer as much as the next frau. My ancestors on my mom’s side hail from the tiny village of Frommern in southern Germany, and...

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18. 09. 2010

Gretchen McKay’s ‘Cooking with Gretchen’ wins big

Tweet From the Pittsburgh Post Gazette: The Post-Gazette’s “Cooking with Gretchen” video series has won a national award in the Association of Food Journalists’ Awards Competition 2010. To see the winning video, click...

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14. 09. 2010

Gretchen McKay explores her relationship with beef — the grass-fed kind — at the first MeatTHINK event

Tweet John Jamison is smiling as he prepares to open the door to his U.S. Department of Agriculture-certified meat slaughter and processing plant in Bradenville, near Latrobe. Our group of 15 is about...

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14. 09. 2010

No doggie bags needed: More eateries let you bring in your dog

Tweet For some, it’s proof that the dining scene has, quite literally, gone to the dogs. But to animal lovers such as Dan and Joan Huber of Observatory Hill, eating with your pet...

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