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A cob to remember: Toppings add jazz to your corn

A cob to remember: Toppings add jazz to your corn

Lots of sweet butter and a sprinkle, or two, of salt. Maybe some freshly ground black pepper, if a shaker’s within easy reach on the picnic table. That’s how so many of us enjoy fresh-picked corn on the cob.

The best fast food, according to the world’s finest chefs

The best fast food, according to the world’s finest chefs

What do celebrity chefs eat when they crave fast food?

How a massive lobster was rescued from its fate at a South Florida restaurant

How a massive lobster was rescued from its fate at a South Florida restaurant

And, according to reports, Larry the lobster is headed to a new destination, too -- the Maine State Aquarium.

Six sassy summer salads

Six sassy summer salads

Help me, world. It’s tough enough to find the time to cook in summer. Who wants the heat, too?

2 West Bar & Grille features unique combinations expertly cooked

SARATOGA SPRINGS

2 West Bar & Grille features unique combinations expertly cooked

Gastropubs, or bar-restaurant combos serving high-end beer and food, started in the Capital Region with Brown & Moran’s in Troy in 1993. This latest and polished example also features a New Urbanism setting, mixing business and living in compact spaces in a luxury apartment complex on the west side of Saratoga Springs.

Vegan ice cream: A real treat . . . if you can pull it off

Vegan ice cream: A real treat . . . if you can pull it off

In the past 20 years, I’ve eaten a lot of vegan ice cream — some of it good but much of it bad.

McDonald's to expand all-day breakfast menu

McDonald's to expand all-day breakfast menu

In a bid to maintain the hype -- and the sales gains -- the chain is planning to add McGriddles and more breakfast sandwiches to its all-hours menu.

Baker gets Zen-like passion from making focaccia bread

Baker gets Zen-like passion from making focaccia bread

“If I wasn’t in the kitchen, I’d probably be a mechanic,” says Duff Goldman.

Is granola 'healthy'? The public and nutritionists disagree

Is granola 'healthy'? The public and nutritionists disagree

Which foods are healthy? In principle, it’s a simple question, and a person who wishes to eat more healthily should reasonably expect to know which foods to choose at the supermarket and which to avoid. Unfortunately, the answer is anything but simple.

Maple syrup producers enjoy sweet success in ’16

CAPITAL REGION

Maple syrup producers enjoy sweet success in ’16

The arbitrary and capricious winter of 2016 was also far from normal for maple syrup producers, but in a good way. New York’s maple producers set a new production record for the state this year, surpassing 2015 — which was itself a 70-year high — by 18 percent.

Tips and recipes for mastering the smoothie

Tips and recipes for mastering the smoothie

With temperatures rising, it’s time to break out the blender and start whipping up some frosty, fruity and flavorful smoothies.

Rotisserie chicken and noodles make a quick, tasty, no-cook meal

Rotisserie chicken and noodles make a quick, tasty, no-cook meal

If you’ve ever been through a kitchen remodel, you know what a pain it is to be without a stove.

Stewart's lets you be master of ice cream destiny

CAPITAL REGION

Stewart's lets you be master of ice cream destiny

Norman Rockwell never visited a Stewart's ice cream counter, but if he had he would have found inspiration.

Restaurateur to launch Hot Spot Jamaican in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY

Restaurateur to launch Hot Spot Jamaican in Schenectady

A Jamaican restaurant with locations in Albany and Troy is expanding with a fourth spot in downtown Schenectady.

Fast food was the fare in 1950s

Fast food was the fare in 1950s

The decade began with a bloody war in Korea that came to a conclusion, of sorts, that satisfied no one. The Civil Rights movement found its first victories, leading to a sense, among some, that the nation’s fabric was beginning to fray.

Socha Plaza restaurant built with blend of old and new

GLENVILLE

Socha Plaza restaurant built with blend of old and new

The town of Glenville’s newest restaurant will be a mix of new and old. The Glass Tavern Restaurant will open next month on the ground floor of Socha Plaza 115, the newest in the cluster of buildings on Route 50 owned and operated by Socha Management.

Sun, sand & supper: Delicious meals for the beach

Sun, sand & supper: Delicious meals for the beach

Can’t you just picture it? A fiery sun sinking below the horizon, casting shades of orange, yellow and red on the shimmering ocean.

Mind over meat: Achieving better grilling through science

Mind over meat: Achieving better grilling through science

With summer upon us, it’s a good time to share this collective wisdom to help us all achieve better grilling through science.

Grilled seafood makes for Mediterranean-diet friendly treat

Grilled seafood makes for Mediterranean-diet friendly treat

One of the hallmarks of the Mediterranean diet is eating a variety of fish and other seafood.

Stewart's Shops recalls store brand trail mix

Stewart’s Shops has issued a recall on all 5 ounce bags of its private label Stewart’s Shops Sunshine Cranberry Delite.

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