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Chicken posole verde is quick Mexican stew that’s a meal in a bowl

Chicken posole verde is quick Mexican stew that’s a meal in a bowl

Posole is a Mexican stew that contains hominy — large white corn kernels, the same kind used for grits — and is typically made with pork in a tomato-y base.

Super snacks for the big game

Super snacks for the big game

This is the year to make your Super Bowl snacks special.

Chowderfest coming to Saratoga Springs

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Chowderfest coming to Saratoga Springs

Chowder and cabin fever share a link in Saratoga Springs.

Soup Stroll warms a cold day in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY

Soup Stroll warms a cold day in Schenectady

More than 1,000 visitors in Schenectady on Saturday sampled soups from 16 local restaurants as the city held its first Soup Stroll.

The latest innovation from Japan: Chocolate french fries

The latest innovation from Japan: Chocolate french fries

Is this the answer to McDonald's problems in Japan? The "McFry Potato Chocolate Sauce"?

Longtime Schenectady restaurateur Mamma Rosa Ferrari dies

SCHENECTADY

Longtime Schenectady restaurateur Mamma Rosa Ferrari dies

For Mamma Rosa Ferrari, God, family and work were the three most important things in life.

Winter chill? Fire up the grill

Winter chill? Fire up the grill

Even in cold climes, if you have a sheltered porch or patio, winter can be a good time to show your grill a little love.

New York plate: Author discovers interesting food around the state

New York plate: Author discovers interesting food around the state

What’s up with the mozzarella sticks and raspberry sauce?

Capital Region meat retailers find market for premium cuts

CAPITAL REGION

Capital Region meat retailers find market for premium cuts

As meat prices nationwide and locally begin to slide down from some of the highest levels seen in a generation, local butcher shops are offering dry-aged beef at anywhere from $18 to $24 a pound.

Hardy winter greens can add nutritional boost in cold weather

Hardy winter greens can add nutritional boost in cold weather

Winter’s chill brings on a craving for food that is filling. Nutritious greens fill that niche nicely. You can get your vegetable fix from hardy winter varieties like collards, mustard greens, spinach, Brussels sprouts and, yes, kale.

Make-ahead meals to kick-start your menu

Make-ahead meals to kick-start your menu

Each January, we like to offer readers an opportunity to start the new year off eating right, and eating well. This time, there’s a bonus: Each meal can be made in advance, then refrigerated or frozen.

Every Chipotle in the country will close briefly next month

Every Chipotle in the country will close briefly next month

In the wake of a nightmare year for Chipotle, in which hundreds of people were sickened after eating at the popular Mexican-inspired fast food chain, the company says it is taking another step to clean up its act.

It's time to make the salad(s)

It's time to make the salad(s)

Well, that was fun while it lasted. The cakes, the cookies, the candy canes and champagne — they’re all increasingly fleeting memories. Now it’s time to get down to the nitty gritty. Now it’s time for salads.

Slice of Heaven pizzeria planned for Glenville

GLENVILLE

Slice of Heaven pizzeria planned for Glenville

Nick Bonarrigo is about to bring little slice of heaven to Glenville.

5 make-ahead meals to kick-start your menu

5 make-ahead meals to kick-start your menu

Each January, we like to offer readers a week's worth of opportunity to start the new year off eating right, and eating well.

Exactly what are ‘the right things to eat’?

Exactly what are ‘the right things to eat’?

Whole milk, for example, has seen a startling fall from grace since 1894, one that not all experts believe is deserved.

U.S. issues new dietary guidelines that will change the way you eat

U.S. issues new dietary guidelines that will change the way you eat

In the first slate of nutritional recommendations it has issued since 2011, the federal government on Thursday gave health-conscious Americans the go-ahead to eat eggs and others foods rich in cholesterol, to drink as many as five cups of coffee daily, and to enjoy a range of fats long avoided by many.

Chipotle reports massive drop in sales -- and federal probe

Chipotle reports massive drop in sales -- and federal probe

Last month, amid an E. coli outbreak linked to Chipotle restaurants throughout the country, the popular fast-food chain warned that its business would suffer. But it didn't expect to bleed this much.

Make this a year to know beans

Make this a year to know beans

If you’re struggling to come up with meaningful resolutions for 2016 (eat less, floss more, hit the gym, that kind of thing), you could start by adding something simple to your diet — beans.

Hold the pad thai. Exotic choices abound.

When Andy Ricker opened Pok Pok in Portland, Oregon, 10 years ago, he wanted to introduce Americans to Thai cuisine beyond the pad thai and green curries they were used to — introducing the more-nuanced cuisine he had found in his travels around Thailand.

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