Miriam's Garden: Powering up with plants

The workbook "Plant-Powered For Life" is a collection of actionable steps to help readers eat more healthfully.

1 day ago

 Tomatoes with Toasted Garlic-Balsamic Dressing.

One Good Recipe: Tomatoes!

A recipe developed in honor of the Phipps Conservatory "Ripe, Red and Roasted" tomato and garlic festival.

1 day ago

 The 2013 Great American Banana Split Celebration in Latrobe. Bobby Banana with some Latrobe beauty queens.

The Food Column: Latrobe isn't splitting the honors with Wilmington, Ohio

Laurel Highlands village is celebrating the creation of the banana split.

1 day ago

 Roasted Cauliflower with Hot Sauce.

Kitchen Mailbox: Some of her favorite recipes of the summer

Shared recipes, summer’s bounty combine for delicious seasonal eating.

1 day ago

 Lyndsay Luff, 6, of the North Side, tosses a green pepper into the crate as she and her brother, Brandon Luff, 12, volunteer to pick vegetables in the Common Ground garden.

Agriculture and suburbia find common ground

In sight of the malls and shopping centers of Upper St. Clair, a community garden thrives.

1 day ago

 Caprese Skillet Eggs.

What's for dinner: Caprese Skillet Eggs

All the flavors of Italy’s favorite salad in an open-skillet egg dish.

2 days ago

 Pistachio Pesto Pasta from the new "Cooking Like Dinner Survival Guide."

The Food Column: A dinnertime survival guide

Food blogger Sally Kuzemchak publishes “Cooking Light Dinnertime Survival Guide.”

1 week ago

 Dale Seaquist, owner of Seaquist Orchards in Sister Bay, Wisc., discusses this season's tart cherry crop.

In Wisconsin's Door County, it's always cherry time

Growers, producers and others have numerous ways to extend the season.

1 week ago

 Soft-shell crabs at Wholey's in the Strip District.

Dine: Crabs are all they're cracked up to be

That means fond memories for our columnist and many other Pittsburgh crab fans.

1 week ago

Miriam's Garden: The magic of garlic is coming to a head

Our columnist is brushing the dirt off and cooking what she planted in the fall.

2 weeks ago

 No-Bake S'mores Pie

S'mores: Celebrating America's favorite campfire treat

Conventional wisdom pins this act of culinary genius on the Girl Scouts.

2 weeks ago

 Chicken Tetrazzini Casserole.

What's for dinner: Chicken Tetrazzini Casserole

This classic dish makes great use of leftover chicken, and whole-wheat pasta and low-fat chicken broth make it a little healthier.

2 weeks ago

 Lemon Basil Blossom Cocktail.

Summer's Green Goddess: Basil

Now’s the time to try some creative uses for those sprigs of fresh basil.

3 weeks ago

 Zucchini and Basil Soup.

What's for dinner: Zuppa di zucchine e basilico

Zucchini and basil combine in this delicious soup.

3 weeks ago

 Assorted smoothies during a test at Arlene Burnett's house.

Smoothie-making was anything but smooth

Eight grandkids plus seven smoothies equals a big mess -- and great memories.

4 weeks ago

 Margarita Cupcakes.

One Good Recipe: Margarita Cupcakes

Boozy baked dessert is a different way to mark National Margarita Day today.

4 weeks ago

 Chicken curry was good and flavorful, but not very spicy.

The Food Column: A multi-ethnic food festival in Bridgeville

Columnist Rebecca Sodergren tries a family recipe for Chicken Green Curry that will be served at a multi-ethnic food fest in Bridgeville.

4 weeks ago


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