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.
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014
There’s not a lot you can do to change the fact that school lunch duty is a chore. But a little information — as well as the right gear — can keep it from turning into a dreaded one.
Monday, Aug. 18, 2014
At a dinner McDonald's hosted for reporters and bloggers, waiters served cuisine prepared by celebrity chefs using ingredients from the chain's menu. The evening is part of a campaign by McDonald's to shake its reputation for serving cheap, unhealthy food.
Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014
Travers 1864 Restaurant Week, now in its fifth year, features special fixed-price menus at 33 restaurants around the Capital Region in celebration of the oldest major stakes race in the country.
Friday, Aug. 15, 2014
Burgers. Dogs. Steaks. Maybe some sausages. We know you've got the grilling part of your Labor Day cookout covered. So rather than mess with that, we'll offer up some delicious sides that will complement whatever else you have on the menu.
Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014
It’s hard to improve on the delicious simplicity of summer perfect corn on the cob slathered with butter and sprinkled with salt. But we figured we’d give it a try anyway.
Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014
For most of us, piping hot, slathered with butter and sprinkled with salt really is the best way to enjoy corn on the cob.