| Jul 19, 2012
You could argue that Moderno, by dint of its farm-fresh ingredients and made-from-scratch ethic, is the most authentic Italian restaurant in Highland Park.
Or you could argue that Moderno, given the kitchen's use of such ingredients as Thai chilies and...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 3:20 PM
In The Herald-Mail's world series of food contests, Carla Cardello is going two for two.
In April, the McConnellsburg, Pa., resident's chocolate-and-coconut-flavored cupcake was the winner of our 2012 Cupcake Contest.
This month, of the 17 entries in...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 9:42 PM
They couldn’t get enough mulligatawny. The soup party wasn’t for another day, but the appetites of the guests for saying the mouthful of mulligatawny couldn’t be satiated.
The “Seinfeld” episode on Kramer’s favorite...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Peanut Butter Bon Bons (Better Than Buckeyes)
3 cups peanut butter*
1 cup margarine*
1 pound powdered sugar
3 cups rice krispies cereal
24 to 36 oz. semisweet chocolate chips (2 to 3 bags)
24 to 36 oz. butterscotch chips (2 to 3 bags)
| Dec 14, 2012
| 10:22 AM
817 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-900-3664, Voodka.us
The Las Olas scene has welcomed a striking newcomer with graceful romance in the former space of Seldom Seen Gallery.
Elegant chandeliers and candelabras, Roman columns, leather...
| Nov 29, 2012
Can a restaurant be a hidden gem if everybody knows about it?
A road-less-traveled location and understated-to-a-fault exterior haven't prevented 6-week-old La Sirena Clandestina (which means "the hidden mermaid") from pulling in crowds to its Market...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 6:49 AM
Overall impression: Hidden behind a thicket of palm trees and tucked behind a Dunkin Donuts off U.S. 441 is a gem of a Colombian restaurant that offers a more-upscale experience than most of the small, lunch-counter-style rinconcitos littered throughout...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 5:27 AM
The butter aisle can be almost as overwhelming as the selection of yogurts, with options ranging from plain old butter to margarine to olive oil and coconut oil blends, it’s hard to know what’s really a decent option, and what’s just...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 10:33 AM
It’s almost time for Christmas in July and this week’s recipe keeps with the holiday spirit.
Mary Schatz of Johnstown had the judges singing “Hallelujah” with her angel food pie recipe.
“It’s beautiful for the...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 6:13 AM
The next week is packed with Mardi Gras parades and parties, and it’s no secret that many of us will be celebrating late into the night. And late nights out often mean late-night eating, but that doesn’t mean you’re destined to heed...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 12:56 PM
Elle's son lives in Thailand, so she is very familiar with the tiny neighborhood restaurants lining the streets of Phuket, serving fresh food made to order, with that homemade feel, for a very few baht.
Thai Pepper has that vibe. Located in one of the...
| Aug 4, 2012
It's too late to lose that unwanted weight for summer. But if you start now — and aim to shed a modest 2 pounds a week — you could drop as much as 40 pounds in time to ring in 2013.
The hardest part, however, might be choosing a new diet....