There is always someone on the holiday gift list just starting out in the kitchen: the recent college graduate, the newlyweds setting up house, the niece who has discovered baking, the cousin who has gone crazy for grilling. Here's a list of a dozen basic tools to help get them started.
1 Cast-iron skillets
The question: What can you prepare for Christmas Eve dinner that can be made ahead and eaten whenever? It must be something that will work around the schedules of churchgoers, late arrivers, eager youngsters, adult children making several stops, and last-minute wrappers (or, heaven forbid, shoppers).
Mon | Meatless meal
Your easy Middle Eastern menu will buy you all kinds of time tonight. And time is what we need Christmas week. Make a Tabbouleh Salad using a kit from the natural food aisle and serve with Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Dip and crackers. To …
Not long ago in the DASH pamphlet inserted in the Tampa Bay Times there was a recipe for brookies. I visited the website associated with the article and couldn't find the recipe. Does anyone have it? Thank you.
I like the idea of the overnight breakfast casserole for Christmas morning, but sometimes that's just too much food for a small group.
Recently, friends and I were musing about holiday parties, how many there were in the past and so few now. None of us has big ones anymore. They have become so expensive, we all agreed. And can be stressful.
“For Hanukkah, we have latkes. But Christmas is an important holiday for Jews. Let's harness the knish for its power to harken back to what's great about being a Jew. It's about not feeling left out."
What's for dinner?
I know. Loaded question! Despite such an interest in home cooking and food, I often find myself asking that question and feeling panicked about having nothing especially exciting to whip up when I get home from work or working out. And by then it's already dark out … and I'm tired … …
BOOK: In 2010, actor Alan Cumming appeared in an episode of the British BBC TV series Who Do You Think You Are?, which helps celebrities explore their ancestry. As the title of his memoir suggests, what Cumming learned left him understandably shocked, confused and skeptical of the new narrative suddenly imposed …
Mon | Meatless meal
Open-Face Roasted Veggie Melts pair amiably with steaming mugs of tomato soup. For the veggies, coat strips of red pepper and slices of portobello mushrooms with olive oil and season with coarse salt. Place in a single layer on a baking sheet and roast for about 20 minutes …