Food & Drink HEADLINES
Juicy pork tenderloin cut into medallions and sauteed in a rich port wine sauce is a dinner that can be made quickly on a weekday or used for a special weekend treat. The skillet potatoes are crisp and golden and take only minutes to make.
If you want to bake cookies that will fill your house with the warm scents of the holiday season, this is not your recipe.
Fast-food workers, union organizers and community supporters rallied nationwide for higher pay Thursday amid criticism from the restaurant industry that the campaign was "part of an ongoing effort to replace fact with fiction while ignoring simple truths."
When Larry and Rachel Gebaide of Tastebuds Catering in Davie, Fla., told me they had a recipe for roasting a 20-pound turkey safely and easily in two hours I was skeptical. But I was also intrigued.
Judy Rodgers' genius as a cook was finding the perfection in the simplest dishes. And at her Zuni Cafe in San Francisco, diners would reserve months in advance to eat roast chicken.
Baby, it's cold outside.
The two scariest words to any novice baker _ "from scratch" _ don't need to scare you anymore.
Q: How long should one grind coffee beans? I'm breaking in a new grinder. Years ago I read that Starbucks ground their beans for 23 seconds and I did that. In the new grinder, 23 seconds turns the beans to dust.
The holidays are over, and now it's about taking the leftovers and creating some great dishes. This week I decided to provide you with my three favorite recipes using leftover poultry, in this case, turkey.
As the calendar turns once again into a new year with reflections on the old one past, the spirits industry has given us plenty of new offerings for shaking and stirring cocktails.
Laissez les bons temps rouler! It's a phrase often heard on Mardi Gras amid flying beads and rolling floats, and over buffets of the bayou's best. Who says you need to wait until March to "let the good times roll"? This New Year's take down the tree and bring out the gold, green and purple. Ring in 2014 with Mardi Gras flavor, flare and fireworks.
Flavored with sweet cranberries and toasted pecans, this twist on classic cheese balls is a hit with guests of all ages.
The movable cookie hands on this New Year's clock mark the minutes until midnight _ or the last bedtime of 2013.
The following is an excerpt from "Great Balls of Cheese," by Michelle Buffardi (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $15.95, 2013). Reprinted with permission from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, www.hmhco.com .
Stuffed pork chops are old-fashioned fare, and I sometimes wonder if anyone takes the time to make them anymore.
- 467 George Zimmerman found not guilty in death of Trayvon Martin
- 452 Tacoma rally promotes discussion following George Zimmerman verdict
- 394 For Zimmerman, ‘not guilty’ does not equal innocence
- 3 Seattle mayor’s tunnel antics put highways at risk
- 1 NSA revelations reframe digital life for some