| May 24, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Kebabs are a weave of function and flavor. The concept is simple, but the execution takes some know-how to get dinner on the table.
Protein that stacks up
Uniformly cut cubes or meatballs shaped in similar sizes will ensure even cooking. Beef, chicken...
| May 25, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Wondering what to do with your summer produce? This week, Food editor Russ Parsons shares 4 ways to cook 5 different types of summer produce, including tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, zucchini and corn. Corn salad? Check. Eggplant appetizer? Check....
| Feb 6, 2013
| 7:14 AM
You have to have good soil to raise good plants. Every experienced gardener knows this and yet not every experienced gardener takes the time to really manage their soil. Even I'm guilty of this.
Without performing a soil test every three years, there...
| May 22, 2013
You'll often hear it suggested to "match the spiciness of Asian cooking with the spiciness of gewurztraminer," a grape that gets its name from the German "gewurz," or "spicy." But its original name, traminer aromatico, is Italian loosely translated into...
| May 17, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Soup. It's the perfect one-dish meal. A little of this, a little of that -- before you know it, dinner is served. It's simple. But perhaps the best thing? Soup always seems to taste best the next day, after the flavors have really had a chance to marry....
| May 9, 2013
| 12:30 PM
This delicious guacamole recipe replaces half the amount of high-calorie avocado in a traditional guacamole recipe with a stealth low-calorie vegetable -- zucchini -- to cut 100 calories and 6 grams of fat so we can eat more guacamole with fewer calories....
| Apr 29, 2013
| 2:32 PM
This is one of the colder springs in recent memories.
And, while it's a change from last year when we were already getting a taste of summer, it can be tough on family farmers.
At Jeter Farm in Botetourt County the cooler days have put the family...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Charred Corn Tacos With Radish Zucchini Slaw combines the crunch of grilled corn with herbs and spring radishes. The dish is topped off with a squeeze of fresh lime juice and creamy cheese. Locally fresh sweet corn is available from Long & Scott Farms,...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 10:28 AM
From California Cook, "Shades of Summer" by Russ Parsons and Leslie Brenner, Aug. 10, 2005
Total time: 1 hour, 15 minutes
Note: Salted anchovies are available at Nicole's in South Pasadena, Bay Cities in Santa Monica, Market Gourmet in...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:48 PM
BJ's wholesale club's locally grown produce program, “Farm to Club,” will be available in each of its 195 clubs in all 15 states where stores are located. The program, which provides BJ's members with fresh produce from their state's local...
| May 9, 2012
| 4:45 AM
The more the merrier in the Orlando Sentinel test kitchen! That’s why we have teamed with the fabulous folks over at Orlando’s WOMX Mix 105.1 to offer the morning show’s Recipe of the Week. Today's recipe is Beef Top Loin Steaks with...
| Aug 18, 2012
Woven zucchini with fresh goat cheese
Total time: 20 minutes, plus draining time for the zucchini
3 to 4 (6- to 7-inch) zucchini
1/2 clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon lemon juice
10 to 12 cherry tomatoes