It took two, Ellen Baird and Sarah Baehr, to sell all the great produce from One Woman Farm at last year's Ligonier Country Market.

After 40 years, Ligonier Country Market still going strong

The market, which sells both farm products and crafts, started in 1976 and has grown to include 182 vendors, most of them local.

about 7 hours ago

 Wagyu Dirty Burger

Kicking off grilling season with a bunch of recipes

If you only do the minimum outdoor cooking, you can still enjoy the benefits.

2 days ago

 Asparagus is purchased at the Ridgeview Acres Farm stand May 14, the opening day of the farmers market in Market Square.

Enjoy Pennsylvania asparagus all year round with these recipes

With these make-ahead recipes, you, too, can extend your enjoyment, whatever the weather.

2 days ago

 "The New Nordic: Recipes from a Scandinavian Kitchen" by Simon Bajada.

Celebrating a sweet taste of summer... sort of

Memorial Day can mean faking it with frozen or jarred berries.

2 days ago

 The new Bison Airlighter  ($79.95) combines a high velocity, 4-inch flame with a jet-air-stream to ignite charcoal grills instantly.

Fresh Finds: Grilling accessories and tools

Add to the fun this season with these gadgets.

2 days ago

 Haagen-Dazs artisan collection's Ginger Molasses Cookie ice cream

Fresh Find: New ice cream flavors

Haagen-Dazs collaborates with artists on new flavors.

2 days ago

 Scenes from previous gathering of "Chocolate Camp" at Country Confection in Canonsburg.

The Food Column: Sweet summer camp in Pittsburgh area

What kid wouldn’t want to spend some time at a candy store?

2 days ago

 The 'Mac Attack' grilled cheese at The Yard in Shadyside, comprised of a house cheddar sauce, spiral pasta and soaked bacon lardons.

Owners opening second Yard restaurant Downtown

David Ondik, Michael Allen and Nirav Patel opened the first location of the Yard a year ago in what had been Pangea in Shadyside.

2 days ago

 Budget $aver pops in a variety of flavors slide out of their molds at Ziegenfelder’s in Wheeling, W.Va.

Summer treats a sweet business for Wheeling-based Ziegenfelder

Budget $aver twin pops have helped the company grow its market share significantly since 2008.

5 days ago

 Pan-Seared Tofu with Arugula, Capers and Tomatoes is a nutritious salad.

Let's eat: Pan-Seared Tofu with Arugula, Capers and Tomatoes

A protein-packed meal doesn’t have to include meat.

6 days ago

Roger Li to open Umami restaurant in Lawrenceville

The izakaya, or Japanese pub, will feature, "traditional Japanese dishes using modern techniques and local ingredients.“

1 week ago

 Salad with roasted rhubarb.

Tarting it up: Rhubarb adds a slash of flavor and color to spring

Rhubarb is starting to poke its tart, slim limbs out of the ground.

1 week ago

Miriam's Garden: An underground movement

But green and other colors are busting out all over.

1 week ago

 Kentuck Knob, a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home near Ohiopyle.

Kentuck Knob hosting Appalachian dinners

Farm-to-table dinners to complement an exceptional setting at the Frank Lloyd Wright house in Fayette County.

1 week ago

 Leah Imbrogno purchases three apples from the Mountain Dew Orchards stand at the opening day of the farmers market in Market Square in May 2014.

It's farmers markets time in Pittsburgh

Market Square, several Citiparks markets are opening this week.

1 week ago

 Jeremy Waldrup, right, CEO of the  Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership, presents a giant pickle to Allegheny County Chief Executive Rich Fitzgerald after announcing the first annual Picklesburgh festival at Heinz History Center on Wednesday, May 13, 2015. The festival will launch in Downtown Pittsburgh on July 17-18 on the Rachel Carson Bridge.

Food festival celebrating all things pickled coming to Pittsburgh

The first Picklesburgh will feature 40 vendors selling corned beef, sauerbraten, pierogies and sauerkraut, kimchi and dilly beans.

1 week ago

Sidelines restaurant owner to open Fire Side Pub in East Liberty

Robert Miller and Jessica Martin Adams will open The Fire Side Pub at 6290 Broad St. in the former Station Street Hot Dogs space.

1 week ago

 The Duchess Nicoletta Polo Lanza Tomasi, center, a cooking teacher,  talks about the special qualities of Sicilian pistachios during an April 23, 2015 cooking lesson in Squirrel Hill.

Duke and duchess from Palermo bring a taste of Sicily to Pittsburgh

Aristocratic Sicilians are guests of Donne Italiane Pittsburgh, an organization of women of Italian heritage, citizenship or birth.

1 week ago

Make your own french fries

How a Pittsburgher can make perfect fries at home.

1 week ago

 Thaddeus McQuaide of TM Organic Produce in Salem Twp., Westmoreland County prepares his fields for planting. He allows customers to pick their own produce, but not all farmers are comfortable with that.

Why do some Pennsylvania farmers avoid community-supported agriculture?

Some local farmers have quit doing CSAs because they are afraid of promising produce they might not be able to grow.

1 week ago

 Even little hands can help make Simple Cheese Quiche for Mom on Mother's Day.

Let's Eat: Simple Cheese Quiche

Treat Mom on her special day with an easy, elegant egg dish.

1 week ago

Caribbean restaurant Pirata opening at Market Square

Pirata will feature food from South America, Puerto Rico, Cuba and Mexico, and offer more than 200 rums, the restaurant’s co-owner says.

2 weeks ago

 Grilled lamb chops grilled, with herbs and bread.

The man behind 'Man Made Meals'

Steven Raichlen’s latest cookbook is a swell one for both new and accomplished cooks, and for both men and women, too

2 weeks ago

 Mint Chocolate Icebox Cake from "Icebox Cakes: Recipes for the Coolest Cakes in Town" by Jean Sagendorph and Jessie Sheehan.

What's the coolest confection in town? Icebox cakes

Whipped cream and cookies and wafers magically transform into luscious treats.

2 weeks ago

 "Bread Revolution," by Peter Reinhart.

Bread: Experimenting with sprouted and whole grains

Peter Rhinehart’s “Bread Revolution” includes some non-traditional advice and methods

2 weeks ago

 Fresh Access Food Bucks, an incentive program for food stamp shoppers this season.

In season: Farmers market 'bonus bucks'

Just Harvest expands Fresh Access to fruits and veggies

2 weeks ago

 Tacos al Pastor

Let's eat: Tacos al Pastor

A fiesta-starting recipe for your Cinco de Mayo celebration

2 weeks ago

Miriam's Garden: This time of year, her plot has English accents

Her garden, and her column, begin for another season.

3 weeks ago

 See-Through Sashimi from Bistro In Vitro, the world's first in vitro meat restaurant, an interactive online project in Amsterdam that goes live May 6.

Lab-grown meat? Bistro In Vitro serving up food for thought

A viable industry may be a decade or two away, but you can talk about it at this new interactive, online restaurant.

3 weeks ago

 Feast on Brilliant in Aspinwall.

Feast on Brilliant: A market in Aspinwall offers foods of distinction

Patty Danforth’s market provides one place where a busy person can find everything needed for a dinner party or a family meal.

3 weeks ago

Coming soon? The Pittsburgh Porkrind Bike

The Pittsburgh mobile food scene looks to go up a notch this June, when the Pittsburgh Porkrind Bike hits the streets.

3 weeks ago

 Fusilli with Broccolini, Chicken and Pecorino.

Marathon Ready: Fusilli with Broccolini, Chicken and Pecorino

Carbo-loading before a race doesn’t have to load you down.

3 weeks ago

  SLUG: letseat0425  CAPTION: Grilled Steak with Chimichurri Rub  CREDIT: Gretchen McKay/Post-Gazette

Let's eat: Grilled Skirt Steak with Chimichurri Dry Rub

Now that the weather’s nice, it’s time to fire up the grill.

3 weeks ago

 Kevin Sousa talks in February about the greenhouse in Superior Motors, a new restaurant scheduled to open in Braddock.

Pittsburgh restaurateur Kevin Sousa facing more legal troubles

The owners of the property where Kevin Sousa operated Station Street Hot Dogs have sued the chef and his wife for a total of $60,425.98.

3 weeks ago

 Tamari restaurant, at 3519 Butler St. in Lawrenceville, is closing in early May.

Tamari restaurant in Lawrenceville to close in May

The restaurant that had been one of the pioneering businesses in the neighborhood's revival will hold its last service May 2.

3 weeks ago

 Chicken Pot-Roasted in Milk, Bay and Nutmeg from "A Bird in the Hand: Chicken Recipes for Every Day and Every Mood" by DIana Henry.

Diana Henry's latest cookbook goes to the birds

The Northern Ireland native is the author of nine cookbooks, including  “A Bird in the Hand: Chicken Recipes for Every Day and Every Mood.”

1 month ago

Spirits: The (not-so) good earth

Pittsburgh’s soil and growing season might not be ideal for agricultural production — but perhaps it was ideal for producing Mon Rye.

1 month ago

 Emily's Bread & Butter Pickles.

Spring Pittsburgh Food Swap: unite and exchange your goodies

Emily Catalano of the blog Good Food Pittsburgh is hosting a free food swap on May 9 in East Liberty: bring something, get something.

1 month ago

 Craig McCloud passes out small samples of his Popsburgh frozen treats.

Popsburgh is popping up all over Pittsburgh

Craig McCloud is taking the frozen treats from the Pittsburgh Public Market and will be selling them from a bicycle-pulled cart.

4 weeks ago


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