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  1. From the food editor: the heart of coffee, and Weeknight Black Bean and Beef Chili

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    The other day, I was in Starbucks, pondering whether I should add an extra shot to my tall latte, when I saw a sign for the store's new Cascara Latte.

    Get a delicious dinner on the table quickly with Weeknight Black Bean and Beef Chili.
  2. Cookbook review: 'Big Food Big Love' and 'My Two Souths' have unique takes on Southern cuisine

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    There is no shortage of Southern cookbooks. And with so many covering the perennially popular cuisine, there is a tendency to home in on certain regions, vegetarian dishes — or just desserts and biscuits. Two Southern cookbooks released a couple of months ago take the South to more unexpected territory: India and …

    My Two Souths: Blending the Flavors 
of India Into a Southern Kitchen 
By Asha Gomez with Martha Hall Foose 
Running Press, 288 pages, $35
  3. 10 out-of-the-box pizza recipes to try at home

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    Have you dropped your New Year's resolution to focus on healthy eating habits, yet?

    Good, let's talk pizza.

    A pesto ricotta goat cheese pizza with fresh pesto made with pistachios and basil is displayed at Taste editor, Michelle Stark's home in Parrish, Fla., on Sunday, January 10, 2017.
  4. Don't fear the whole fish: Grab the tinfoil and soy sauce

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    The Chinese like to feature whole steamed fish on the menu of their New Year's feasts. Said to signify togetherness, abundance and long life, it's a dish with symbolism. You're supposed to leave the bones, head and tail intact, a way to help ensure that the new year will be a winner from beginning to end.

    Slicing deeply into the flesh of the fish allows the marinade to penetrate to the core and for the fish to cook evenly.
  5. Coddled eggs go over easy — and deliciously

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    Like kale and quinoa, kimchi and anything charred, the egg is having its moment. The hashtag #putaneggonit turns up close to 60,000 times on Instagram. Put an egg on a salad of bitter greens, some hash, Brussels sprouts, toast, rice, ramen or a ragout, and that dish's appeal goes up. Way up. Eggs have a knack for making …

    Dorie Greenspan’s Earthy Coddled Eggs calls for mushrooms, but eggs work well with lots of things.
  6. Flatbread supports a quick saute at the end of the day

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    Like many people, I have two styles to my cooking: for company, and for me and my partner. For the former, I spend more time on dishes that are perhaps a little flashier and usually (but not always) more involved, and even if I get creative, I typically start with a solid base of dependable recipes. Night in and night …

    Simple but savory: a mixture of mushrooms, spinach and creme fraiche nestled atop flatbread.
  7. Food hack: How to easily and quickly peel garlic

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    Useful for: Peeling garlic quickly and easily

  8. Here are the restaurants opening in the Tampa Bay area in January

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    January is a time for cleansing after the gorging we did over the holidays, a time when people renew their gym memberships, try out new diets and try to change their eating habits. This month, if you're trying out a liquid diet, you're in luck. Look for restaurants opening in the Tampa Bay in the area serving up a lot …

    The gourmet pop shop Hyppo is opening another location in Hyde Park Village. At 702 S Village Circle. They'll hold a grand opening on Jan. 19 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. This photo shows the location in Centro Ybor.  Andres Leiva   |   TIMES
  9. From the food editor: Burrata inspires a simple, indulgent weeknight meal

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    Like many avid grocery shoppers, I tend to rely on different stores for different kitchen staples.

    Burrata With Pesto and Tomatoes. Photo by Michelle Stark.
  10. Sous vide cooking technique makes its way into home kitchens

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    At his apartment in St. Petersburg, Kiran Balan preps for a dinner party.

    Kiran Balan prepared this round eye steak with pomegranate gastrique and goat cheese.

New #CookClub recipe: White Chicken Chili

This is a hearty and warming stew for this time of year.