| Sep 11, 2010
| 5:44 PM
The nationwide resurgence of anti-Muslim sentiment is sad and unfortunate. It threatens to tear at the seams of the fabric of America. On the ninth anniversary of 9/11, we appeal to the people of Newport-Mesa to refrain from joining in to stoke this...
| Sep 24, 2010
| 5:37 AM
Bon Appétit Presents Chicago Gourmet: Hamburger Hop
Friday, September 24
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Harris Theatre Rooftop
To purchase a copy of Cat's book: Cat Cora's Classics with a Twist: Fresh Takes on Favorite...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 11:28 AM
First impression: If you haven't been to The Grateful Palate since its expansion and redesign 16 months ago, you're in for a treat. It's been transformed into a sophisticated 68-seat restaurant with a wine bar on one side and a restaurant on the other,...
| Feb 23, 2011
Kate McDonough of New York City created her website, TheCityCook.com, in 2007 after listening to friends lament about making meals. She would tell them, "Forethought will save you time and money."
"Without planning for ingredients, things become really...
| Oct 14, 2010
| 1:34 PM
Pumpkins aren't just for pie anymore. For as long as there has been Thanksgiving, Americans have clung stubbornly to the notion that pumpkin is meant to be served on a crust with whipped cream.
And on only one day each year.
The Great Pumpkin Crisis...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 12:40 PM
227 Summer St., Stamford, (203) 975-0479, www.thefez1.com
Stamford’s explosive restaurant scene just keeps popping. Once a desolate, vaguely soulless city, this corporate hub has become a haven for international dining, and nowhere is...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 11:18 AM
First impression: When it comes to standard Greek restaurant fare, the only thing unexpected about Taso's Greek Taverna is that its name isn't Acropolis or "Parthenon. That said, the food—all prepared on the premises—is of high quality,...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 6:15 PM
Vary a couscous salad with chickpeas using any fresh vegetables you like.
Couscous salad with garbanzos and vegetables
Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes
Note: For better value, purchase couscous from bulk grocers, especially natural-food...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 7:34 AM
You can make this dish up to 4 hours ahead.
2-3 tablespoons balsamic vinaigrette salad dressing
1 small avocado, cubed
4 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled
3 cups Baby spinach, washed and dried...
| Apr 1, 2012
Gardening is one of those basic skills — like changing a tire, tying a bow tie and brewing coffee — that everyone ought to master. Post-deluge, you'd hate to be left decaffeinated with a packet of seeds, a lax tux and four flats.
Which is why...
| Apr 10, 2012
— I traveled to Greece to see the land of my fathers, to see its beauty and its economic crisis firsthand.
But as I arrived, others were leaving.
Especially Greece's young people, suffering from unemployment that hovers around 50 percent.
| Apr 10, 2012
| 5:18 PM
- 2 tablespoons canola oil (or other vegetable oil)
- ½ onion, chopped
- 1 green pepper, chopped
- 2 cups chopped cabbage (1/3 or ½ of a small head)
- 15 oz. canned pinto beans, rinsed and drained
- ¼ cup barbecue sauce
- Dash of black...