Most of us have to be suffering from a pretty mind-blowing caffeine withdrawal migraine before we'll reach for instant coffee. That doesn't mean you shouldn't buy some, because while instant coffee makes a generally lousy cup of java, it can do astounding things for your cooking.
The humble can of tuna continues to inspire recipes; this one, from Levana Kirschenbaum's comprehensive new book, "The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen," is a keeper because it uses both the fennel bulb and its fronds.
It's that time of year again, when pumpkins, ghosties and bumps in the night provide that delicious tingle that makes Halloween a fun time to indulge.
As a kid I never much cared for parsnips.
It's not enough for Halloween drinks to be delicious. They also have to be creepy.
When the weather takes on the crisp mantle of autumn, our taste buds turn to fall's favorite foods. Chili often tops the list.
Have you seen the size of caramel apples lately?
Looking to freshen up your tailgate spread? Well, Southern Living and the Southeastern Conference have teamed up to help.
Several thousand years ago, people discovered that exposing fish to intense amounts of salt and smoke was a great way of preserving the catch for later.
That Marisa Baggett ever ended up as a sushi chef is, she conceded, somewhat of a happy accident.
When I told my mother -- a fiend for candied ginger -- that I was testing a batch of these muffins, she said she wished she could fly right over and dig in. She's not the only one.
The lightly dressed crab shines in this pretty appetizer, which is finished with a tangle of mixed greens and small local or cherry tomatoes.
Adding coffee to coffeecake is a simple way to take something great and make it even better.
Patrons of the Front Door-Back Door restaurant have reasons to celebrate. First, far from closing Sept. 8 as had been originally announced, the doors of "the Door" -- one of downtown Columbus' most popular eateries since 1996 -- remain open. And second, even as departing owner and chef Sarah Labensky turns over the keys to new proprietors Jim Lewis and Steve McLemore, she has released a much-anticipated cookbook.
Dads love grilling. Dads love burgers. Trouble is, good burgers don't always love Dad back.
For those of you who haven't kept up with Olivia Newton-John, the Australian singer-actor has had a whole lifestyle thing going on.
The flavors are Greek; the cooking method is Chinese. The fusion results in a dish that is full of flavor. It's a good way to use up late-season green beans, which can be a little tough.
It would be hard to compose a more elegant, colorful and texturally interesting salad in such a short amount of time. You'll probably have smoked trout left over, which can be coarsely chopped along with fresh horseradish and a few swipes of lemon zest on a Microplane grater, then stirred into sour cream or creme fraiche.