| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Wouldn't you know it? Upon returning from a dreamy Alaskan cruise, my husband and I were met by my daughter, whose first words were, "Now don't freak out, but there has been a flood in your kitchen."
I didn't freak out -- until we came face to face...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
"Do you have any ideas to help me throw a different kind of holiday party?"
That's one of the questions home cooks ask me most often at this time of year. They're tired of cooking yet another big sit-down dinner; tired of putting out huge buffet...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:36 AM
Dinner on a diet? It may sound tough but it's easy if you're prepared, even on a busy weeknight. Here are four suggestions to try, each clocking in at under 200 calories and under 15 grams each carbohydrates and fat per serving. Three of the recipes...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:50 PM
Brewskis and a hoagie or two may suffice for a run-of-the-mill picnic, but when the venue involves arias in the park or opera in the vineyards, picnickers yearn for slightly swankier fare.
Great music sounds even better when you have a nectarine...
| Jul 14, 2013
BOSTON — Dining at the Boston Harbor Hotel on Rowes Wharf comes with views of mega-yachts. But the four women who have gathered for tea by a window at the hotel's Sea Grille only have eyes for a three-tiered assortment of edibles. Tea sandwiches...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Total time: 55 minutes
Note: From Times test kitchen director Donna Deane. May be served with a lightly sweetened whipped cream, if desired. Published March 14, 2007.
4 small lemons (about 4 ounces each)
One-half cup plus 2 tablespoons...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:43 PM
When it comes to versatility, you can't do much better than couscous. Typically a fine granular semolina pasta, couscous works in both savory and sweet dishes, and can be served hot or cold. Like pasta, add vegetables and/or meat for a main dish, or...
| Jun 29, 2013
Vincent Van Gogh famously loved absinthe. The spirit was highly en vogue in the late 19th century when the troubled artist was painting his vivid masterpieces. It's up for debate whether too much of the drink contributed to his famous "ear" episode in...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:02 PM
I have to tell you about the pie I made this past weekend. I’m kind of proud. The crust was buttery and rich, not too sweet or flaky, with a slight hint of cinnamon. It was beautiful, nontraditional, with tiny orbs instead of the typical grandma-...
| Jul 13, 2013
Dear SOS: We had dinner at the Vertical Wine Bistro in Pasadena last week and loved the couscous. Could you provide the recipe?
Dear Barbara: Vertical Wine Bistro was happy to share its recipe for Israeli couscous. It...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 9:10 AM
1410 N. University Drive, Coral Springs, 954-227-2828, ZonaFresca.com
This fledgling Mexican chain is still exclusive to Broward County with its new fourth location in Coral Springs, but that will change in the fall with a debut in...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 6:11 AM
Sometimes you want something sweet that doesn't weigh you down and these Lemon Refrigerator Bites are just the trick! They're light and refreshing and perfect for the warm weather.
Yields: 20 squares
Chilling Time: 6 hr
What You'll Need:
- 1 1/...