Just remember to save yourself a slice
Date: 09/01/2015 | Light for Life
It’s a weekly summer ritual I relish: visiting my local farmers market, where I go hopelessly overboard and buy way too much because I can’t resist the variety of perfectly ripe produce. Then I head home with my bounty and, without touching a stove, oven or grill, whip up a great big batch of ...
Grown in a small, hot, dry valley in an out-of-the-way corner of southwestern New Mexico, Hatch green chiles are becoming a treasured regional ingredient.
Who doesn't love food grilled outside on a barbecue? So delicious. But have you ever heard that it can be bad to eat grilled food?It turns out that cooking meats using high-heat sources, including using an open flame, leads to the production of heterocyclic amines (HCAs) and...
Date: 08/15/2015 | Life
You may talk about your barbecue. You may even brag that your barbecue is world-famous.But knowing how to cook meat at just the right temperature is only a small part of the barbecue experience. Making a rub is merely the first step.
When the weather is sweltering, I want a meal that is both refreshing and satisfying, and this scrumptious salad answers the call perfectly. It’s cool and crisp, with crunchy, bright green snow peas, napa cabbage, peppery radishes and chilled shrimp, all doused in a lip-smacking ginger-sesame...
Used to be a pound of ground beef, package of taco seasoning and a dozen hard taco shells was all you needed to make a kid (and husband) happy. Then came Chipotle, and all bets were off. Even a youngster’s taste is so much more sophisticated today when it comes to Mexican food.
I had always thought of hummus as a healthful but simple dip, eaten as an appetizer or snack or in a pita sandwich — until my Israeli friends turned me on to the glories of the hummus plate.Hummus plate with cumin-roasted carrotsFor the carrots
For all the years that I’ve been baking, I’m still not sure I know the difference between a crisp and a crumble. Both have fruit and a crumb topping. I’ve read that a crumble has oats and a crisp doesn’t, and I’ve read that both have oats, and that neither does.
Chicago author Colleen Taylor Sen has written several books on Indian food, including “Curry: A Global History,” “Food Culture in India” and “Pakoras, Paneer, Pappadums: A Guide to Indian Restaurant Menus.”
The kitchen isn't just mom's domain.Dad loves to get his hands dirty in the kitchen as well and these culinary tools would make a perfect gift for Father's Day.This line of dishwasher-safe Crisp kitchen tools, designed by the Carter McGuyer Design Group in...
Date: 06/14/2015 | Life
Summer means grilling. Grilling means hot dogs and hamburgers. Hot dogs and hamburgers mean mustard and ketchup and maybe mayonnaise.You can always go to the store and buy the stuff that comes in a plastic jar. That way, you get to top your lovingly crafted hamburgers and...
Date: 06/10/2015 | Life
Help outfit a kitchen for a new cook (or an experienced one)
Date: 06/08/2015 | The Dish
Many resources go into putting dinner on the table.I don't know about you, but I never go on a government website unless I need to make camping reservations or put my mail on hold. However, one government site worth exploring is the USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and...
Date: 06/07/2015 | I Brake for Moms
From touchdown, no other city in the country whets my appetite like San Francisco, where arrivals at Terminal 2 at SFO are welcomed with a feast. Calling to me as I disembark are Burger Joint, where the Niman Ranch patties are slipped inside toasted buns, and Lark Creek Grill, the...
Date: 05/27/2015 | The Dish
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — Bosnian chefs hope to break a Guinness World Record for the biggest chicken stew in the world by cooking up the meal for 14,000 people.Some 100 cooks and volunteers used 2,205 pounds of chicken meat and about 6,600 pounds of vegetables to...
Date: 04/18/2015 | Nation & World
Mall food courts can be a nifty place to dine, even if you're not going shopping.OK, so it's not fine dining, but it's fun dining. Everybody gets what they want, so everybody's happy.People tend to gravitate to their same go-to foods. I always get Asian and...
Date: 04/03/2015 | Entertainment
Quinoa pilaf comes together in 1 pot, 30 minutes
Date: 03/04/2015 | Light for Life
Everett shop stocks more flavors than Baskin-Robbins
Date: 02/24/2015 | Whats Up With That?
Bugs in a gourmet kitchen are usually something to be squashed or swatted. But at Le Cordon Bleu, the esteemed French cooking school, chefs and food scientists spent a week simmering, sauteing and grilling insects to extract innovative flavors they say could open a new gastronomic...
Date: 02/21/2015 | Business Wire
Date: 01/15/2015 | Light for Life
Start the year off with a burst of flavor and an ingredient that may be new to you.
Date: 12/28/2014 | Light for Life
Change can be challenging.It's also inevitable.So as a parent you adjust to life's transitions and rejoice in your children's march toward maturity. All the while, of course, steeling yourself for those pivotal moments. Not so much because you're clinging to a...
Fresh sea scallops served with a colorful vegetable rice medley make a quick dinner that only takes 20 minutes to complete.The secret to searing the scallops is to make sure your skillet is very hot. The scallops will only need 3 to 4 minutes to cook this way. If your...
When a cookbook raises as many questions as it answers, will it generate more buzzkill than buzz? With the publication this week of Gabrielle Hamilton’s “Prune,” we’ll find out soon enough.
I would like to briefly interrupt your day with this public service announcement: Sriracha is awesome on sweet potato.It's also cheap, extremely easy to make and reheats well.
Date: 12/03/2014 | The Dish
From our kitchen to yours, Herald staffers' favorite recipes
Date: 11/12/2014 | Life
Family-owned bakery keeps going after patriarch dies
Date: 11/12/2014 | Local News
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. — A chef at Joint Base Lewis-McChord has won first place on a TV cooking contest.Twenty-five-year-old Randy Mulder won first place and $18,000 on the Food Network show “Guy’s Grocery Games.”
Date: 11/10/2014 | Northwest
Like man, the way to a dog’s heart is through its stomach.
Date: 11/06/2014 | Nation & World
Savor flavors from all over the world at new Lynnwood store
Date: 10/15/2014 | Life
Try this easy recipe with paneer cheese and vegetables
Date: 10/14/2014 | The Dish
Why bother making chicken stock at home when there are so many respectable versions at the supermarket? Because the stock you pour out of a can or a box just can't touch the homemade variety.The difference is in the flavor and the texture, both of which — but...
Date: 10/08/2014 | Life
This chicken curry goes perfectly on some naan or rice
Date: 10/07/2014 | The Dish
Turkey teriyaki meals are perfect to stash in your freezer
Date: 10/06/2014 | Light for Life
Paula Deen is ready to tell her side of the story behind the racist remark that set back her career, but you’ll need to pay to hear it.
Date: 09/25/2014 | Entertainment
Warning this post contains approximately 700 exclamation marks - I'm not sorry.I am so stinking excited about this I might burst!
Date: 09/24/2014 | Light for Life
The Dish: Baked Mint chicken stir-fried with peppers
Date: 09/23/2014 | The Dish