16. 02. 2016

A day at the beach, without sand or surf

Tweet WASHINGTON, D.C. — Summer is quickly coming to a close but if you’re headed to the nation’s capital before Labor Day, there’s still time to squeeze in a quick trip to the beach....

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11. 02. 2016

Teacher with cystic fibrosis gears up to run Pittsburgh Marathon

Tweet Hannah Camic gets a look when she’s running that flies in the face of the chronic lung disease she was born with. She doesn’t smile so much as she glows, as if...

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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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11. 12. 2015

Simple, easy tips for rolling out Christmas cut-outs

Tweet Dough for a pie crust isn’t the only mixture of flour, sugar and fat that gives home cooks pause during the holiday season. Cut-out cookie dough also can be a source of...

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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

Saying good-bye to Pittsburgh’s beloved thumbprint cookie

Tweet Pittsburghers are passionate about their cookies. So when Macy’s announced last month that the Arcade Bakery would be closing along with its Tic Toc Room on July 31, a kind of panic...

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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

Chasing fall’s colors in Virginia’s picturesque Shenandoah Valley

Tweet LURAY, Va. — Some years ago, fresh out of college and poor as church mice, my husband and I set out on our great honeymoon adventure. Our three-day drive from Pittsburgh to jobs...

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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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