Creamy Cashew Turtle Pie, entered by Tina Repak-Mirilovich of Johnstown.

Ready, Set, Bake: Pittsburgh a presence at the Pillsbury Bake-Off

Next week’s recipe throwdown in Nashville features four area residents and one who used to live here.

2 days ago

 Cream of Mushroom Soup

Pittsburgh Vegan Festival offers a taste of plant-based eating

Fall edition of the event brings together 30 vendors, live entertainment and other fun.

2 days ago

New Web service ranks grocery items on ingredients and nutrition

An environmental research organization on Monday introduced one of the most comprehensive online databases of food products.

4 days ago

 The basic ingredients of the "Almost Famous" Primanti's sandwich can be delivered to your door, assembly required.

Get a taste of Primanti Bros. anywhere in the U.S.

The eatery has partnered with a food delivery service to ship sandwich packs nationwide through November.

1 week ago

 Some diners check their cellphones during an etiquette dinner  for freshman enrolled in Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business.

Business dining: It's not about the food.

Mandatory “etiquette dinner” shows Carnegie Mellon University business students how it should be done.

1 week ago

Two Good Recipes: Linguine with Zucchini and Lentils with Eggplant

Two recipes that make vegetables the star.

1 week ago

Let's Talk About: Apples

October is National Apple Month — celebrate by making you own apple jam.

1 week ago

 Under the eyes of his cows, Latrobe dairy farmer Ralph Frye keeps a notebook with the information on each of his cows.

As harvest wraps up, farmers tally up their crops

The steady rains that helped the vegetables made cutting and baling hay for livestock tough.

1 week ago

 Pumpkin Syrup.

Pumpkin: One of fall's favorite flavors

When you begin to think of pumpkin as both a flavor and a softening and moistening superstar, your baking world will open up wide.

2 weeks ago

 Zwiebelkuchen, or German onion tart.

New wine is an old German tradition that goes great with this onion tart

Octoberfest is not the only German tradition, another German fall festival is also celebrated – Federweisser, or new wine.

2 weeks ago

 'Intervention" by Denise Caruso.

Forum invites public dialogue on GMOs

What are GMOs? A genetically modified organism is generally defined as a plant or animal with DNA altered by genetic engineering.

2 weeks ago

 Attendees, totaling 2,152, participate in breaking the Guinness World Record for most cookies simultaneously dunked in milk Tuesday at Market Square at an event sponsored by Giant Eagle sponsored. The former record is 1,796.

In Market Square, more than 2,000 break world record for cookie dunking

The lunchtime crowd at Market Square received a cup of milk and cookies from Giant Eagle.

2 weeks ago

 Apples in an old-fashioned picker.

Miriam's Garden: Really local apples

The other day, just before a much-needed rain, I went out to my diminished but still productive garden to see what I could find.

3 weeks ago

 Phil Bourque, one-time Penguins player and now color-commentator who was known in his playing days as Ol' Two-Niner, bites into a new food offering for the Pens season called the "Ole 29er." It consists of smoked barbeque, mac n' cheese, baked beans, and coleslaw served in a waffle bowl.

What's new in Penguins food

The team and food provider Aramark held the first “Taste of the Arena” media event in the center’s Lexus Club this past Monday.

3 weeks ago

 A latte served at Tazza d'Oro.

Pittsburgh Coffee Week kicks off

Local coffee purveyors are hold events designed to entertain and inform coffee drinkers, but also teach and inspire coffee professionals.

3 weeks ago

 Michele McClendon, left, and Sue Zitterbart enjoy dinner at The Elbow Room in 2005. Owner Michael DiFiore is selling the establishment to Trapuzzanno Group, LLC.

Shadyside staple The Elbow Room being sold to out-of-town group

Owner Michael DiFiore will hand over the property sometime in December.

3 weeks ago

 Guinness World Records adjudicator Michael Empric records the weight of the giant pierogi that chefs at the Rivers Casino made on National Pierogi Day.

Another first for Pittsburgh: world's largest pierogi

The 123-pound dumpling was created by the chefs at Rivers Casino.

3 weeks ago

 There were long lunch lines at the Conflict Kitchen in Schenley Plaza in Oakland for the first day of its Palestinian menu.

Conflict Kitchen's Palestinian focus criticized as one-sided

Some call the Oakland eatery anti-Israel with the debut of its new rotation of dishes.

3 weeks ago

 Former Penguins player and radio analyst Phil Bourque, known in his playing days as Ole 29er, bites into a new food offering for the Pens season, called the "Ole 29er." It consists of smoked barbecue pork, mac n' cheese, baked beans and coleslaw served in a waffle bowl.

Penguins, Aramark introduce new Consol treats at 'Taste of the Arena' event

The Polish Hill Pretzel sandwich and the Ole 29er are a couple of the new foods this season.

3 weeks ago

 A loaf from "In Search of the Perfect Loaf" by Sam Fromartz.

Dine: Make the perfect loaf of bread

Author Sam Fromartz masters handcrafted bread-making and shares stories and techniques with the home cook in a new book.

3 weeks ago

 Pear gingerbread and bourbon cream.

Appreciating the underappreciated pear

No disrespect to apples, but pears are as sweet and delicious a fruit as you will encounter in the fall.

1 month ago

 Pizza Ebraica from "The Holiday Kosher Baker" by Paula Shoyer.

Breaking the Yom Kippur fast

After services, most families go home to break the fast with a simple, light, dairy meal that starts with a cool drink or a few grapes.

1 month ago

 Home brewer Gregor Bender of Peters hams it up in "Breaking Bad" character.

Beer: Brewing Up A Cure offers brews 'you won’t find anywhere else in the world'

The eighth-annual fundraiser for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation takes over Downtown’s PPG Wintergarden on Oct. 11.

1 month ago

 A wedding cake made of cheese created by Sara Hill, education director at the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, for her niece last month. It has 6 tiers of cheese, mostly bries and mobay.

Wedding cheesecakes, made with real cheese, are becoming popular

Not to be confused with traditional cheesecake, these cakes made of cheese can be served with appetizers or as dessert alternatives.

1 month ago


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