Monday, Sept. 21, 2015
Avian influenza outbreak, which hit the United States in December, is a major culprit for higher egg prices, though poultry in New York state has not been affected. But local businesses from farms to cafes are still feeling the effects.
Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015
Stuffed with savory meats and veggies — think steak and ale, chicken and leeks, lamb and pork — meat pies are the perfect comfort food, and oh, so delicious with their butter and/or lard crusts.
Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015
Food manufacturers must be more vigilant about keeping their operations clean under new government safety rules released Thursday in the wake of deadly foodborne illness outbreaks linked to ice cream, caramel apples, cantaloupes and peanuts.
Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015
Tips for giving kids healthy lunches that aren't boring.
Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015
Waking a walk into the Peebles woods, musician and forager Sean Rowe spotted a hackberry tree and the small green fruits hanging from branches. The berries are sweet and sugary, kind of like dates, and Rowe says they are nature’s version of M&Ms. Birds generally get to them before he can.
Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015
If you’re like me, you believe that a fresh, ripe tomato is one of the best things about summer. And this tart is an ode to the tomato in season — and a lesson about how to make the most of it.
Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
Forget the Big Mac attack. Now is the time of the snack attack.
Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015
An end-of-summer party is no time for mixing individual cocktails. That’s what’s called a buzzkill. Warm weather festivities demand easy food and even easier drinks. And we’ve got you covered.
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015
Food makers are purging their products of artificial dyes as people increasingly eschew anything in their food they don't feel is natural. But replicating the vivid colors Americans expect with ingredients like beets and carrots isn't always easy.
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015
Whole grains have crossed the frontier from hippie fad into mainstream American ingredient, showing up not only in restaurant fare but also at salad joints and in multiple supermarket aisles (not just the natural foods sections!)
Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015
Bored with the usual slaws? Here are recipes that tinker with the classic, using beets, kohlrabi, carrots, fennel, celery root. All are sturdy, colorful, flavorful. All have slaw potential.
Monday, Aug. 10, 2015
A revamped Diet Pepsi without aspartame is popping up on store shelves. So will people start flocking back to the soda?
Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015
For this family favorite, I pair canned black beans with a variety of veggies and seasonings for a spicy (and filling) burger.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
My favorite way to use kimchee is the traditional Korean snack, panjeon, a sort of pancake. I add a little apple to tame the kimchee’s heat.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Lettuce wraps are ideal for a light dinner option. They’re also a good substitute for flour tortillas or lavash-style wraps, if you’re trying to avoid extra carbs.