Scott Baker of 5 Generation Bakers shows off a rack of Jenny Lee cinnamon bread fresh from the oven. The company brought the Jenny Lee brand name out of retirement a few years ago and now sells the bread in stores across 20 states.

5 Generation Bakers finds sweet success with taste of Jenny Lee

The McKees Rocks bakery revived the Jenny Lee brand, after the company’s first iteration closed in 2010 following a devastating fire.

2 days ago

 Freelancer Nancy Hanst has for 54 years now kept little spiral-bound food diaries, recording everything she and her husband, Jim, cooked and ate -- and other observations.

Nancy Hanst has kept a food diary since 1962

Fifty-three spiral notebooks hold everything she and her husband, Jim, have cooked and eaten since shortly after her marriage.

5 days ago

 The logo for Spoonwood Brewing Co., opening at the end of January 2015 in Bethel Park.

Beer: Spoonwood Brewing set to bloom in Bethel Park

Several more brewpubs on the way as the foam continues to rise in the region.

5 days ago

 GBBO 5 Final

Competitive British baking show gives ‘Downton Abbey’ fans reason to tune in early

In March, one of these home bakers will be named the best.

5 days ago

'Grist from the Mill': One-woman storytelling show in Braddock puts new twist on dinner theater

Dog and Pony Show Theatricals makes the meal part of the performance, backed by the chef behind the forthcoming Superior Motors restaurant.

5 days ago

 Pistachio-crusted Salmon with Lemon Cream Sauce.

One Good Recipe: Pistachio-crusted Salmon with Lemon Cream Sauce

This dish is quick to make (about 20 minutes total) and tasty.

5 days ago

 Freelancer Nancy Hanst has for 51 years kept little spiral-bound food diaries, recording everything she and her husband, Jim, cooked and ate -- and other observations.

One memorable meal

Freelancer Nancy Hanst remembers a meal with Maestro Herbert Blomstedt.

5 days ago

 Tom DeVries, Giant Eagle executive in charge of Market District, sits in the cafe area in the remodeled Market District at the Waterworks Mall.

Giant Eagle's remodeled Waterworks Market District leads the way for Indiana

Giant Eagle brings a restaurant and bar to the Waterworks, tools the O’Hara grocer thinks Hoosier state shoppers will welcome, too.

5 days ago

 According to a study being published today in the journal Pediatrics, children and adolescents consume more calories on days when they eat pizza.

How unhealthy really is pizza for children?

A national pediatric report points to pizza as the latest culprit in contributing to obesity among children.

1 week ago

 The simple and nutritious Sweet Potato and Arugula Salad.

Eat like the Ikarians: the Greek secret to longevity?

Diane Kochilas’ new book, “Ikaria,” explores the Greek islanders’ recipe — and recipes — for living longer and better.

1 week ago

 Scenes of the 2014 ice wine harvest, which happened Nov. 18 and 19 at Mazza Vineyards in North East, Pa.

It's time for celebrating ice wine

Lake Erie wineries will pour several examples of this seasonal, regional delicacy.

1 week ago

 Lissa Guttman, who recently opened up a Jacques Torres pop-up store in Shadyside, adjusts some of the chocolate on the shelves.

Chocolate 'pop-up' sets up in Shadyside

Featuring Jacques Torres chocolate and Illy coffee, it’ll be open through Easter and then it’s gone.

1 week ago

 Kimchi, the Korean spicy pickled cabbage, has plenty of company in the fermented food boom.

The food trends of 2015: unpredictable

Will quinoa and chia peak? Will fermented foods boom? DIY ramen? Southern buttermilk biscuits over Cronuts? Culinary cannabis, anyone?

1 week ago

 Salmon Steaks with Wasabi-Mustard Marinade.

Kitchen Mailbox: A feast of two fish recipes

Her cousin shares a pair of recipes for what’s local to him: Salmon.

1 week ago

 Naturi yogurt.

Meet Naturi, a new Greek-style yogurt

The Greek-style yogurt is made with New York milk, but the brains behind it are from Carnegie Mellon University

1 week ago

 Tin Fish Gourmet by Barabara-Jo McIntosh.

Food Feedback: This recipe is a catch

Reader loved the sardines so much she plans to share them with her family.

1 week ago

 Frank, left, and Tommy Wong of Trey Yuen in Louisiana.

Who is General Tso? And why is the dish everywhere?

“The Search for General Tso” is a smart and sweet documentary.

2 weeks ago

 "Budget Bytes." by Beth Moncel.

Favorite cookbooks of the year

Food-pages contributors share some of their favorite cookbooks and recipes of the year.

2 weeks ago

 "Baking Chez Moi," by Dorie Greenspan.

One Good Recipe: Double-Chocolate Marble Cake

It's one of the casual "weekend cakes" in Dorie Greenspan's great new "Baking Chez Moi."

2 weeks ago

 Michele Vanek and Melissa Kaufold prepare to serve the main course at Wigilia, or Polish Christmas Eve Dinner, held by the Polish Falcons at the Sokol Club on the South Side.

Food Feedback: Memories of meatless Christmas Eve

One reader also sent a Christmas card for the good holiday cookie recipe.

2 weeks ago

Conventional control might not be best for Type 1 diabetics

The group whose diabetes was tightly controlled for the first seven years after diagnosis had a 33 percent reduction in deaths.

2 weeks ago

 From left, Shirley Gleditsch of Garfield, Kelly Moselle of Bloomfield and Mary Wilson of Garfield hold signs during a Dec. 22 rally outside the Bottom Dollar grocery store in Garfield.

Pittsburgh-area Bottom Dollar stores set to close Jan. 15

The $15 million sale to competitor Aldi is expected to close sometime in the first quarter, according to Bottom Dollar.

3 weeks ago

 A bowl of chicken and dumpling soup made by Carolyn Christian at CC's in Mt.  Lebanon.

Dishes to help kill a cold

Chicken soup isn’t the only food that helps ease cold symptoms.

3 weeks ago

 Chef and caterer Kate Romane with her truck, loading up behind Penn Mac in the Strip District.

People to meet in 2015: Chef and restaurant owner Kate Romane

The bumpy road to a life in food led to locally grown ingredients, unexpected environments and a Highland Park restaurant.

3 weeks ago

 Market Street Grocery is under construction at 435 Market St., just off Market Square, Downtown.

Market Street Grocery set to fill much-needed niche for Downtown Pittsburgh

For Downtown residents, 2015 will start with another countdown — to the opening of a long-awaited grocery in Market Square.

3 weeks ago

 A tin of American paddlefish caviar at Penn Avenue Fish Co.

Roe, roe, roe your boat on New Year's Eve with caviar

Ring in 2015 with one of the world’s most famous (and feared) delicacies: lightly salted sturgeon roe

4 weeks ago

 Roasted Pork Loin on a Bed of Sauerkraut with Olive-Oil Mashed Potatoes.

Her recipes for getting lucky in the New Year

If nothing else, pork and sauerkraut makes a first-rate meal.

4 weeks ago

 Easy Sticky Buns.

One good recipe: (Ridiculously) Easy Sticky Buns

A sweet beginning to the first day of the year

4 weeks ago

 Eros Buratti with tour guide Anna Maria Massimi in his meat and cheese shop in Verbania, Italy.

That's Italian: Meats, cheeses, bread and wine are part of the best lunch ever

A chance encounter in Italy leads to this Pittsburgh traveler’s best meal.

1 month ago


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