| May 13, 2013
| 10:42 AM
Who doesn't love a cucumber?
Picklers, slicers, green or yellow, smooth or bumpy, thin- or thick-skinned, chubby Kirbys, little cornichons, English, Japanese, Persian. Good thing then that with the impending heat comes cucumber season.
They peak with...
| May 27, 2013
| 2:02 PM
This rich ranch-style dressing takes no prisoners when it comes to garlic flavor. Paired with a colorful chopped salad, it makes for a flavorful meal that's simple to prepare.
Milton's special house chopped salad with creamy garlic dressing
| Apr 30, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Note: Talk about a simple recipe. Talk about fabulous taste. Times Food Editor Russ Parsons wrote in June about the easy trick of steaming salmon in the oven, a technique he learned years ago from Paula Wolfert. Spring's wild salmon, which has a...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 12:30 PM
They're just off the vine, as are the cucumbers, eggplant, peppers and all variety of herbs. But we're not at a farmer's market. We're at a deluxe Caribbean resort — CuisinArt Golf Resort and Spa (http://www.cuisinartresort.com) on Anguilla (http://...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 11:14 PM
Green found in greens
Nearly 3,000 pounds of marijuana hidden within a shipment of cucumbers were seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of Entry here Thursday afternoon.
A 36-year-old Mexican citizen was arrested over the...
| Jan 26, 2013
Total time: 1 hour, 15 minutes, plus marinating time
Note: Adapted from "Vietnamese Home Cooking" by Charles Phan. Rau ram, also known as Vietnamese coriander and hot mint, is available at Vietnamese and many Asian markets. Fish sauce is...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 6:13 AM
Super Bowl Sunday is the food version of the staccato note at the end of a lot of college teams' fight songs.
It's the last excuse before maybe Memorial Day to eat stuff that normally shouldn't cross one's plate. Chicken wings and beer go hand-in-hand...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Sometimes nothing beats summer's heat better than a bowl of chilled soup. Gazpacho is classic, but why not try building soups around other refreshing ingredients, like grapes, cucumber and melon? Check out these ideas from our Test Kitchen:
| Jun 4, 2013
| 10:59 PM
Turn an "oh" at salad into "Oh, wow" with a little imagination and not much effort.
Even the best-dressed leaves can benefit from a sprinkling of nuts or seeds. Just add them right before serving so they stay nice and crunchy.
Greens served naked or...
| May 29, 2013
Want to reduce calories before the summer bathing suit season but still enjoy foods that satisfy hunger and please your taste buds?
Eat your salad first, as the main dish, filling up on the lower-calorie, healthier-for-you vegetables before you're...
| May 28, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Joyce Ann Higgins has been a member of Hagerstown chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America since the early 1980s. She’s been bringing this appetizer to social gatherings even longer. She said she found this recipe for cucumber and cream cheese...
| May 28, 2013
| 9:16 PM
When life hands you lemons, make lemonade, or so the adage goes. The clever tippler knows to take that pragmatic advice one step further: Give those lemons a twist — be it a clever garnish, an unexpected flavor pairing or, even, a bright shot of...