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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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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13. 04. 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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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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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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