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Taking chicken from frozen to delicious in under 30 minutes

Taking chicken from frozen to delicious in under 30 minutes

Friday, March 27, 2015
Despite its reputed speed at getting dinner done, the pressure cooker was slow to win me over. That is, until I discovered that the pressure cooker is capable of solving my No. 1 kitchen annoyance — frozen meat.
 
Ham for the holiday

Ham for the holiday

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
When I think of spring menus, I instantly think of asparagus and the fresh ham that my grandmother made every Easter. The pork was studded with cloves and slathered with brown sugar and mustard before roasting. And it made the entire house smell amazing.
 
Careful slicing, creamy mixture make scalloped potatoes really good

Careful slicing, creamy mixture make scalloped potatoes really good

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
With Easter on its way, my mind has turned to scalloped potatoes, always a big hit at a holiday feast.
 
Farmers fund new research to breed gluten-free wheat

Farmers fund new research to breed gluten-free wheat

Monday, March 23, 2015
New research funded by farmers aims to breed a wheat variety for people who can't eat wheat and other grains, an endeavor that comes as wider consumer interest in gluten-free foods is booming.
 
Matzo as pizza? No thanks. But as lasagna is another story

Matzo as pizza? No thanks. But as lasagna is another story

Friday, March 20, 2015
Turns out, matzo can be put to good use in classic Italian dishes. My favorite? The many iterations of matzo lasagna, in which sheets of matzo are used in place of the noodles.
 
‘Best hot dogs around’ leaving Gloversville
GLOVERSVILLE

‘Best hot dogs around’ leaving Gloversville

Thursday, March 19, 2015
Dean’s Dogs, a popular little hot dog stand with a loyal following, has announced plans to move to a bigger location in Amsterdam in April.
 
SARATOGA COUNTY

Saratoga County Restaurant Week begins Friday

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The sixth annual Saratoga County Restaurant Week kicks off this Friday and runs through Sunday, March 29.
 
Potato bread toast full of flavor and fiber

Potato bread toast full of flavor and fiber

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
You can tut-tut all you want about the toast trend. (Yes, it’s really a trend. Yes, there are restaurants that feature toast. Yes, the word “artisanal” comes up.)
 
Beef wheat berry stew will restore your body after exercise

Beef wheat berry stew will restore your body after exercise

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Tuckered out after restarting your running regimen? The protein-rich Beef Wheat Berry Stew is good for repairing torn muscle tissue; there also are plenty of carbs to restock your energy stores for future workouts.
 
Corned beef: the must-have sandwich
CAPITAL REGION

Corned beef: the must-have sandwich

Monday, March 16, 2015
St. Patrick’s Day, and it’s a great day for the Irish. It’s also a great day for corned beef sandwiches.
 
'Renewed' restaurant team eyes next 'adventure'
LATHAM

'Renewed' restaurant team eyes next 'adventure'

Monday, March 16, 2015
The same couple who poured their souls into Maestro’s in Saratoga Springs are planning to open their newest venture, Innovo Kitchen, near the Latham-Niskayuna border this spring.
 
Got the munchies? Snack delivery services got a box for that

Got the munchies? Snack delivery services got a box for that

Friday, March 13, 2015
Tired of snacking on cheese sticks or single-serving packs of hummus? A new genre of home delivery service is taking aim at boring snacks, promising novelty, nutrition (sometimes), and a sense of surprise.
 
Ramen made at home is filling, rich, totally satisfying

Ramen made at home is filling, rich, totally satisfying

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
It was the last meal in Tokyo, after many delicious days in Japan, with each meal trumping the last. A final taste of the island was all we craved, in the form of a simple bowl of ramen, the classic Japanese dish.
 

Food processor turns falafel into easy weeknight meal

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Falafel is one of those easy weeknight meals I rarely think to make, but when I do I feel like a dolt for not doing it more often.
 
Dressing up spring asparagus with an easy brown butter sauce

Dressing up spring asparagus with an easy brown butter sauce

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Remember the days when you knew spring was coming by the arrival of asparagus at the grocer? These days, fresh asparagus is available almost all year. But still, my heart leaps with joy the first moment I see asparagus for less than $3 a pound. Then it is officially spring!
 
 

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