| Sep 28, 2011
Once, pickles were the last thing anyone would mistake for stylish or sexy.
But they've come a long way from limp grocery store spear. With a makeover and an entirely new image, the pickle has left behind your grandfather's Reuben for a considerably more...
| Dec 3, 2009
| 4:22 AM
We're in the home stretch of this season of Top Chef, loyal readers. Justine and Liz will be sad to have their Wednesday nights free, but until the winner's declared, we'll still be watching.We had a lot of time to......
| Jun 22, 2013
The farmers market is a bazaar of plenty, and chief among its pleasures are vegetables rarely seen in supermarkets. There, mizuna snuggles next to the kale; kohlrabi nestles next to the bok choi; breakfast turnips tuck up to the early carrots; and black...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 2:30 AM
If you want to preserve your bones as you age, don't skimp on vitamin-K rich foods, like deep-green vegetables. While we usually think of calcium--found in dairy products, greens, and fortified products like soy products--as the main nutrient essential...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 3:20 PM
The thermometer is slowly inching up, and there's a little more sunlight every day, and that means one thing to gardeners: It's time to think about seed sowing.
With a little planning you can stretch your food budget for an ongoing harvest of fresh,...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 11:00 AM
67 Whitney Ave., New Haven, (203) 777-8886. Standard menu Monday-Friday. Dim Sum menu Saturday and Sunday. Hot Pot daily.
Dim sum is a singular culinary experience, on par with sharing a pot of fondue, giving up utensils for injera,...
| Jan 23, 2013
We like anything and everything tucked inside a short crust — that flaky, tender unleavened dough used to envelop sweet fruits, spicy meat and creamy fillings. The obsession likely began with the pastry classes mom took at the gas company. She'd...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 2:35 PM
I am a changed man. A more open-minded man. Fifteen months ago, I had a conversion experience.
Just before the big Halloween snow in 2011, my wife, Yolanda, told me she was going to eat a gluten-free, grain-free diet for 30 days. When I heard these...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 12:30 PM
As we head into the depth of winter, it only seems right to offer a recipe for a soup that is chock full of vegetables and even a little bit of fruit. I've been making it for years. A long time ago, much longer than I'd like to admit, I joined a group...
| Apr 23, 2013
One of the joys of gardening is sharing your bounty.
Increasingly, though, gardeners are not only providing tomatoes to the people down the street, but entertainment as well — in the form of giant vegetables.
Handing out a few beefsteaks is...
| Apr 4, 2013
The last time I stepped inside an Amy Morton restaurant, it was March 1990, when Morton, daughter of legendary restaurateur Arnie Morton, had a pleasantly quirky Old Town restaurant called Mirador. It was a cute place, decorated with framed mirrors and...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Valentine's Day restaurant guide....