Not so long ago, there was a certain image associated with being vegetarian. It usually involved Birkenstocks, lentil loaf and an agenda.
My asparagus convalescence – from a childhood spent eating the mushy, canned stuff – began late in my adolescence, when my mother boiled fresh spears, then napped them with homemade hollandaise.
Starchy, crunchy and flavorful, fried rice is a deeply satisfying dish no matter what you add to it. And you can add just about any vegetable or protein you care to name, fresh or left over.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Do your kids love chocolate milk? It may have more calories on average than you thought.
When they're dancing, they're not different.
John Strohm began his presentation with panache.
If there's ever a time when you need to see clearly, it's when you're picking a pair of glasses.
You have been to Lake Geneva. You have even taken the boat tour around the lake. You have shopped until you almost dropped, and you returned home with your purse significantly lighter.
Pasta carbonara – richly cheesy, creamy and studded with crisped pancetta – is easily one of the most comforting of pasta dishes. The only trouble is, with the onset of warmer weather we tend to crave salads more than steaming bowls of pasta. So for this recipe, we decided to have it both ways.
A novel flu virus – one not previously found in humans – recently emerged in China.
People new to gardening ask the darndest questions: about how seeds work, about growing the perfect tomato, about waging war with insects. No question is a bad question, though, since good gardening requires a never-ending supply of information. Some frequently asked gardening questions:
A fashion-industry insider shares his time-tested tips for dressing yourself and your wedding party on the big day.
Lauren Graham has a day job as Sarah Braverman on the NBC drama "Parenthood," but she decided to fill up her free time by writing a novel.
“Jake’s” dad was an alcoholic. They didn’t call it that while he was growing up, but everyone knew. Especially in the summer when the windows were open and the whole neighborhood could hear yelling and screaming coming from the house.
The day I paid nearly $11 for a four-ounce box of “artisan” crackers, I had to wonder:
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Last Friday, I recreated a dinner for a couple celabrating their 20th wedding anniversary. They asked me to make the same meal they enjoyed the night of their wedding.
At heart, a quesadilla is pretty much a Mexican grilled cheese. Take a tortilla, stuff it with something savory, add some cheese, fold it in half and toast it. It’s also pretty delicious.
My trick to throwing a great party – and I love throwing a great party – is to keep my stress level as low as possible. Because an at-ease host makes for at-ease guests.
Picking up some fresh wines for summer is in the bag – or shopping cart, actually – as supermarkets get in touch with their inner sommeliers.