In certain parts of the country, a good three-bean salad is almost always the anchor to a potluck or picnic, the kinds of gatherings where sturdy, crowd-pleasing, portable -- and frankly inexpensive -- food is wanted.
I thought I knew how to make the perfect burger. Now I know better.
For more than a century, the Columbus community has had a date with St. Paul's Episcopal Church come the month of May.
For some reason, Mother's Day has become synonymous with breakfast in bed. Maybe it is because it is the easiest meal of the day and even folks who can't cook can make toast.
I'm always at a bit of a loss about what to say about Mother's Day, not to mention similar holidays that feel slightly (more than slightly?) manufactured.
In an age of drive-throughs, mobile banking and rapid-fire tweets, our attention is captured when someone slows the pace down, investing time and talents in going the extra mile.
Recently I made a side salad to go with a sandwich lunch for a group. I had planned on potato salad but changed to macaroni salad to avoid peeling potatoes.
Breakfast in bed is a love language in our home. Anytime there is a special occasion to celebrate -- a birthday, Mother's Day, Father's Day, whatever -- the rest of the family follows an unspoken agreement to meet early in the kitchen to craft a breakfast-in-bed tray.
While pizza wars over who makes the best will always rage, one thing most pizza pundits agree on is that the way a pie is baked makes a big difference.
Though most of my brisket experience has been spent at the smoker or the grill, I have fond memories of braised brisket, which I usually enjoyed during Passover with my Jewish relatives.
I've heard that many restaurant chefs despise making Caesar salads, but I don't understand why. Who wouldn't love making lemony-cheesy-black-pepper-salad dreams come true?
Don't be fooled into thinking mole (pronounced mole-EH) is just a Mexican chocolate sauce.
The latest scientific assessment paints a likely bleak future for the Pacific bluefin tuna, a sushi lovers' favorite whose population has dropped by more than 97 percent from its historic levels.
Lemons are a powerhouse of flavor, bringing us everything from shrimp lemon pepper linguini and lemon creme brulee to the lemon-raspberry pound cake muffin recipe in today's food pages.
According to my grandmother, fruit is God's candy, making it the perfect ending to a meal.
When this recipe was first created by The Silver Palate catering and take out shop on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, it earned an immediate following.
Nothing speaks to me of spring like a salmon salad. It's light and pretty and herby, and when you add pasta it becomes a real meal.
Stand on any block around lunchtime near Amazon.com's downtown Seattle headquarters and there are two common sights: people walking their dogs and people buying lunch at food trucks.
In the heart of Noxubee County, out on Elon Road in Macon, there's a pretty patch full of strawberries just waiting to star in a luscious dessert, fresh salad, salsa or summery drink.
I have been making a half-hearted attempt to pare down my cookbooks. We hope to move into a much smaller home some day, and I have to give up something in return for asking Terry to throw out his college textbooks and notes.
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