Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
Pity the chia seed. For so long this nutritional powerhouse was relegated to late-night television commercials hawking sprouting cat-shaped clay planters.
Friday, Sept. 26, 2014
The end of barbecue season doesn’t mean local produce is out of reach. Farms and grocers close to home will sell an array of flavorful fresh greens (and reds, oranges and browns) for longer than you might expect.
Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014
The third annual Wing Walk, presented by the Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corp. and the Schenectady County Visitors Agency, will give the public a chance to sample chicken wings from 16 downtown Schenectady restaurants from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2.
Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014
Max London’s restaurant and Mrs. London’s Bake Shoppe have a new owner, but will continue to operate as normal.
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014
Tomato Pie is a classic Southern dish made at the end of summer when the tomato plants are heavy with ripe fruit, but everyone has had their fill of tomato sandwiches and salads.
Monday, Sept. 22, 2014
If you love salads as much as I do, listen up, because I'm about to change your salad-building world. Ditch the usual greens and get your hands on Brussels sprouts!
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014
Just as you’re finally finishing up the mounds of zucchini that have haunted you all summer, autumn’s overabundance of butternut squash hits you. Time for some fresh ideas.
Friday, Sept. 12, 2014
In a nearly 300-page treatise on what's wrong with Olive Garden and its management, investor Starboard Value suggests the Italian restaurant chain is being reckless with its unlimited breadsticks.
Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014
My grandma Ursula relied on honey to solve nearly any culinary or health problem. Have a nagging nighttime cough? Swallow a spoonful of honey. Chocolate sauce not smooth enough? A dab of honey will do it.
Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014
Hundreds packed the lawn at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center on Saturday for the second day of the 14th annual Saratoga Wine and Food Festival.
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014
Barbecue, brews and blues are beautiful for Marc Murphy.
Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014
Dutch ovens are a cast-iron symbol of a pioneer past still especially cherished in the American West.
Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014
There are books about cooking with herbs. And then there are books about cooking with herb.
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014
Those darn zucchini! There’s an army of them occupying your garden right now and each one is as big as a blimp.
Friday, Aug. 22, 2014
How do you make the best burger ever? You start by avoiding the ground beef at the grocer at all costs.