Did you know there are more than 1,300 different varieties of cheese in France?
Every October I make Concord grape juice, then seal it away in jars. I hoard these sweet vessels until the following summer, when I mix a chilled beverage called “spicy grape juice.”
If you are looking to put some more flavor into your grilling this summer, adding a dry rub to your meat will help you put more flavor into your meat of choice without having any additional sauces. Although creating a dry rub might seem like a job for professionals, creating your own signatu…
Kebab is a Turkish word meaning sword or skewer. According to tradition, the dish was invented by medieval soldiers who used their swords to grill meat over open-field fires. In Turkey, vegetables typically are cooked on a separate skewer.
The first thought that comes to mind when picturing grilling in the summer sun might be a perfectly cooked steak or a juicy burger, but no backyard barbecue is complete without the all-important sides and beverages that complete the meal.
While fast food isn’t the hamburger’s only venue, it was engineered for life on the go. According to the official hamburger creation story as certified by the Library of Congress, the era began in 1900, when a customer rushed into Louis’ Lunch in New Haven, Connecticut. He needed some fast f…
Americans are flocking to their favorite restaurants again, especially those that have set up outdoor and indoor seating that follows the rules of social distancing.
ATHENS — The first Georgia peach crop of the year is arriving at roadside fruit stands, farm markets and grocery stores. Preserving peaches by canning, freezing or drying is the best way to extend the use of this popular fruit long after the harvest is over.
Farmers markets are a great place to find the freshest fruits, vegetables and protein available in your area, but while many are open amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to be mindful of food safety.
We'll all be celebrating Independence Day a little differently this year, with socially distanced picnics or backyard hangouts with the people we've been sheltering in place with for months.
The past few months have been chaotic for Costco customers, with product limitations, long lines and the temporary elimination of free food samples. Now, it appears there's another change for devoted shoppers: Costco has eliminated the iconic half-sheet cakes that are the centerpiece of grad…
You’ve heard the saying that you “eat with your eyes first.” Here is another colorful, healthy, easy-to-make weeknight dinner that is special enough for guests. If haddock isn’t available, substitute cod or another mild white fish. Everything is cooked under the broiler on one sheet pan, so …
Each spring it happens. You cut into a clove of garlic, only to find its lily white interior tainted by the green stripe of a developing shoot. A few weeks later, sprouts will emerge from the tips of every garlic clove in the house, turning entire bulbs into Medusa heads.
2 tbsp honey4 garlic cloves2 tbsp soy sauce (low sodium)1 tbsp ketchup (no salt added)1/2 tbsp Sweet Chili Sauce1/2 tsp dried oregano4 bone-in pork chops (4-6 oz each)2 tbsp olive oli1 tbsp butter4 tsp chopped parsley (optional)
2 cups pineapple juice¼ cup lime juice(about 2 limes)1 Tbsp light brown sugar½ tsp salt, dividedPepper3 Tbsp hot sauce(like Frank’s RedHot)2 Tbsp olive oil1 Tbsp minced garlic2 lb boneless pork chops,cut into 1½-inch pieces1 cup fresh pineapple chunks1 small green bell pepper,cut into 1-inch…
Everyone should have a go-to sangria recipe in his or her cocktail repertoire. Sangria, when done right, can be a highly refreshing punch that is at home any time of the year.
The year 2020 is one few people will soon forget. Life changed dramatically and perhaps forever in 2020, when the outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 forced billions of people across the globe to make sacrifices in an effort to prevent the spread of the potentially deadly virus.
When millions of Americans suddenly found themselves homebound amid the pandemic, they didn't skimp on their java. Increased at-home coffee consumption has translated into a relative boom for some smaller-scale coffee roasters.
A favorite summer treat for all ages is ice cream. While it might be easier to grab a pint at the grocery store or venture to your favorite ice cream parlor for a scoop, homemade ice cream can be a special activity for the whole family.
Most everyone loves Wing Wednesdays. It’s fun for me to come up with different versions. My recipes utilize the trusty sheet pan, so the wings are baked, not fried, which means less mess in the kitchen. When the chicken wings reach an internal temperature of 165 degrees F, they’re ready to eat!
The farm-to-table movement has motivated chefs to find creative ways to showcase the harvest of their local producers. Menus are loaded with information about where the ingredients came from and how they were treated, but the recipes themselves often struggle to keep the story going. Dishes …
MISSION, Kan., June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) With more than half of Americans willing to eat more plants and less meat in 2020 (and beyond), according to a study conducted by Yale and Earth Day Network, one thing holds true: Even when food is better for you and the planet, families crave quality taste.
My son’s first taste of tofu was at a restaurant. He didn’t know what tofu was, or that it was coming. Having never caught wind of tofu’s bad reputation among non-Asians, he took a bite of its sauce-drenched, crispy fried goodness with an open mind. He chewed through its golden barrier and i…
Tomato season is finally here, and if you have some backyard Early Girls or San Marzanos from the farmers market, you might be looking for ways to use them outside of sandwiches and tomato sauce.
As restaurants and bars reopen to the public, it's important to realize that eating out will increase your risk of exposure to the new coronavirus.
Strawberry shortcake will never change. Why should it? The perfectly balanced trifecta of strawberries, cream and cake make it hard to improve, and next to impossible to screw up. I should know. It’s the first cake I mastered. It’s also the official cake of my birthday season and a sharp, cr…
Certain foods are synonymous with particular holidays or times of year. For example, few people can imagine celebrating Valentine’s Day without ample supplies of chocolate on hand. And what summer barbecue is complete without grilled hot dogs and hamburgers? While these foods and others are …
Prosciutto rolls are a fresh and fun start to a summery meal. The method to make them is inspired by Vietnamese spring rolls, which are packed with fresh herbs and crisp vegetables and wrapped in rice paper.
The blooming and greening of spring is lovely, but you can’t eat it. The corn is ankle-high, the peaches leave a lot to the imagination, and many farmers and gardeners have barely planted out their tomatoes. But you can always eat Kale Potato Salad.
If you’re craving Tex-Mex and want tons of flavor, you’ll enjoy this chicken dish. As initially written, the recipe provided for two servings. However, I used four chicken breasts, and there was sufficient marinade for the chicken.
Pantry-loading has extended into freezer-stuffing in the pandemic, and that means frozen food items like Stouffer's Lasagna, Hot Pockets and Marie Callender's pies are flying off shelves.