Whether it's starring in an upscale Caprese or showcased in an
heirloom tomato galette, summer's most glorious produce adds color
and dazzle to any dinner table.
Peter Piper notwithstanding, you don't have to pick an entire
peck to produce pickled peppers - or sweetly tart red onions, dilly
string beans or zucchini pickles, for that matter.
Could the reign of the cupcake be waning at last? Suddenly, it's
all about the pie.
It's official: Quinoa has achieved cult status. The ancient
Incan grain has captured the public's imagination with its mix of
nutritional superpowers, delicious flavor and rainbow colors,
popping up on trendy restaurant menus and holistic health websites
Slow cookers - those retro workhorses of yore - are surging back
to popularity. Gone are the days of roasts coated in cream of
mushroom soup, simmered into bland oblivion. Now foods as fresh and
complex as creamy risottos and braised Basque chicken have ended up
in the slow cooker, and the r…
When auld lang syne time rolls around this year, partygoers
everywhere will bid adieu to 2009 with more than a little relief.
That New Year Baby better be packing flu shots, a revived economy,
some drought-ending rainstorms and a little razzle dazzle in his
confetti-strewn diaper bag.
One thing seems fairly clear: Amy Adams, who played the food
blogger in last summer's breakout hit "Julie & Julia," probably
won't be donning a butcher's apron for Julie Powell's newest