| Mar 26, 2013
from Pinches and Dashes by the Junior League of Wichita
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup chopped flat leaf parsley
1 Tablespoon chopped fresh mint
1 Tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
| Dec 26, 2012
One very simple, fail-safe wine and food pairing is a tannic red wine and seared steer. The normally astringent, even bitter tannins of many red wines are quickly mollified by both the blood protein and the fat of red meat (especially when it is not...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 8:48 AM
Fiore's IV Italian Restaurant
17 Whiting St., Plainville
860-747-1700 and http://www.fioresplainville.com
Fiore's IV calls itself "a taste of Italy in downtown Plainville," and that's right on the money. A Groupon deal made us want to visit, and...
| May 21, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Bloody Marys are a no-brainer when it comes to weekend entertaining. It's so simple: Whip up a batch of Bloody Mary mix the night before; that extra time in the fridge gives the flavors time to properly marry, and it gives you one less thing to worry...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:12 PM
PALERMO, Italy — This Sicilian city is full of secrets, but its street food isn't one of them. Monday through Saturday, the locals follow the smells and sounds to any one of Palermo's open-air markets for a taste of regional fare.
| Mar 11, 2013
| 12:33 PM
MAIPU, Argentina - Ten minutes in the orchard and already my hands felt raw. How do they do this all day without gloves, I wondered, shuffling my feet for a better foothold in Argentina's sandy clay.
It was Thursday, the day we'd expected to be tasting...
| May 14, 2013
| 6:30 PM
We had some friends over for potluck dinner a few weeks ago, and one couple brought some fennel and citrus to roast, inspired by a recipe in "Jerusalem: A Cookbook" by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi.
Right before pulling the vegetables out of the oven,...
| May 18, 2013
Dear SOS: My husband and I are completely in love with the LGO Chopped Salad at the Luggage Room in Pasadena. We moved an hour away from the restaurant and dream about it. Is there anyway you could get the recipe?
Dear Karim: A...
| May 7, 2013
| 9:56 AM
Adapted from Chef Angelo Elia, who now serves this one of his several restaurants, D'Angelo Trattoria, 9 SE Seventh Ave., Delray Beach.
Read John Tanasychuk's review of D'Angelo Trattoria.
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
| Mar 26, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Easter dinner with family and friends is a much anticipated spring occasion. For those who don't want to cook, local resorts and restaurants are prepared to do everything for you — including the dishes.
Here is a sampling of where to enjoy a...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 5:58 AM
Looking for a tasty dish that's easy, full of flavor and great for the family? I give you Sicilian baked pasta gratin.
The best part of this recipe? You can make it ahead two days before and keep it in the refrigerator before baking.
| May 29, 2013
Is anybody else excited by the lettuce options out there these days? My local supermarket offers bagged and boxed salads in more than a dozen combinations. However, it's the clamshell boxes of miniature heads of artisanal lettuces (often with their...