Food Drink

Serve an award-worthy stew during your Oscar viewing party

February is awards-viewing month, and I am always looking for an entree that would please everyone at my viewing party. While there is much in ...

White pizza with chicken is lighter, yet still satisfying

Looking for a lighter pizza option? The bold flavors of garlic, crushed red pepper and lemon make up for the fact that this white chicken ...

Grab a rotisserie chicken for a flavorful stew

Having a trusty, fast food strategy is the busy person's key to eating well. When I'm swamped with work, travel, kids' activities or whatever, I ...

10 pasta dinners to try on busy weeknights

On crazy weeknights, sometimes the only thing standing between you and yet another order of takeout ... is a box of pasta. Because a box ...

Patience pays off with yeast rolls

I was one of those kids who loved camp! I loved being away. I loved all of the activities. And I loved the food! Well, ...

Pan sauces liven up lean meats

When cooking boneless cuts of chicken or pork, I often pair them with a pan sauce or glaze. Just a few tablespoons can liven up any ...

Pile on the protective purple produce, please

Beyond the mere beauty of purple produce — such as blueberries, blackberries, plums, purple potatoes and eggplant — lies a nutrient-packed, health-protective profile. Purple fruits and ...

Gateway Middle School student's run ends on Food Network show

Alex Portis reached the end of his run on Food Network's "Kids Baking Championship" on Monday's episode, but his elimination won't be the end of ...

Visiting chef assimilates Big Easy, Southeast Asia cuisines for Feast

In his hometown of New Orleans, Michael Gulotta uses food to reflect the welcoming nature of his community. "New Orleans is all about assimilating culture ...

Pittsburgh chef Anthony Zallo, former Steelers linebacker Andy Russell will compete in 'Taste of the NFL'

The football game between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers isn't the only heated competition taking place this weekend in San Francisco. Chefs from each ...

A Super Bowl secret: Baking powder helps crisp those wings

Come Super Bowl Sunday, we all love a heaping platter of wings. We created these hands-off chicken wings that require almost no effort from you. ...

KitchenWise: Oysters are perfect for romance — and to eat at home

One of Valentine's Day's enduring customs is to launch the annual Feast of Love with a dozen raw oysters on the half shell washed down ...

Dinner in Minutes: It's lasagna! It's soup! It's lasagna soup, and it's delicious

Are your New Year's resolutions beginning to fade? Use this quick dinner to avoid breaking your calorie or bank budget. Stay on the straight and ...

A la carte: Boxed-wine cocktail big on flavor

Boxed-wine cocktail big on flavor Fruity, fresh and tart, with a swift kick of ginger, this blackberry and pomegranate cocktail could be a big crowd-pleaser. ...

Cooking Class: Foie Gras PB&J at The Twisted Frenchman

Cooking Class visits the kitchens of area restaurants, whose chefs share their popular recipes. Andrew Garbarino fell in love with French cuisine during ...

Southern-style 'sammie' loaded with oysters, shrimp

Big Easy recipes have been on my mind. You'll discover a little taste of my most treasured city in America to visit in these quick, ...

Wow your valentine with indulgent pasta dishes

So much has been written about pasta and whether or not it is good for us. The latest literature suggests it's best to use whole ...

Salads come in all shapes and sizes

Well, the holidays were fun while they lasted. Now it's time to get down to the nitty gritty. Now it's time for salads. Don't groan. Salads are ...

First Draft: Trio's dream brewery edges closer to reality

A few years ago, Matt McMahon shared with his wife a dream he had been plotting since shortly after he started making his own beer. ...

Braised lamb shanks and couscous fill the bill for a rustic dinner

Lamb shanks are perfect for a slow-cooked meal. They may be the toughest part of the lamb, but braising them slowly yields a tender, falling-off-the-bone ...