Spaghetti Carbonara.

What's for dinner: Spaghetti Carbonara

Dishes like this classic spaghetti carbonara are super-easy to prepare requiring just a handful of ingredients.

about 23 hours ago

 Easy holiday cookies include, clockwise from left, Christmas Drops (containing mini M&Ms), Chocolate Brittle Bars, Chocolate Rum Cookies, Drop Sugar Cookies (drizzled with frosting and topped with colored sugar), Chocolate Chip Shortbread and Sandwich Cookies.

Holiday baking without the heavy lifting

You can quickly make cookies that sparkle.

6 days ago

 Potato, Spinach and Carrot Latkes.

New books give 2 takes on Hanukkah traditions

This year I explored some different recipes for the holiday, including a couple of latkes, my choices sparked by two cookbooks.

6 days ago

 Harmonist Stew.

The Food Column: A Harmonist Christmas

Old Economy Village, the living-history commune in Ambridge, will celebrate Christmas this Saturday and Sunday.

6 days ago

 Cranberry-Hoisin Chicken 'n' Rice.

What's for dinner: Cranberry-Hoisin Chicken 'n' Rice

Hoisin sauces gives this sweet and savory one-pot dinner with Asian flair

1 week ago

 "Good Cheap Eats" by Jessica Fisher.

The Food Column: 'Good Cheap Eats'

Blogger-turned-author offer tips for eating well while spending less.

1 week ago

 Ruth Zimmerman Martin gets ready to add another three saffron stamens to the drying plates of saffron in her Lititz home

Pennsylvania's Saffron Belt

The world’s most expensive spice is a time-honored tradition in Pennsylvania Dutch country.

1 week ago

 Orzo with Saffron and Fennel.

What's for dinner: Orzo with Saffron and Fennel

Threads of saffron give an elegant flavor and golden color to a stovetop pasta dish.

2 weeks ago

 Creamed Turkey with Cornmeal Waffles.

What's for dinner: Creamed Turkey and Cornmeal Waffles

A tasty new use for those Thanksgiving leftovers.

3 weeks ago

 Chocolate Brownie Pecan Pie.

Your Thanksgiving pie doesn't have to be pumpkin

Here are a few different-from-the-norm recipes for your holiday pie day.

3 weeks ago

Into the woods: Recipes from hunters

For most hunters, good food is as much an expectation at deer camp as bringing home a year’s supply of venison and a eight-point rack.

3 weeks ago

 A spatchcocked turkey (backbone removed) cooks in half the time of a traditional roasted turkey.

Spread your (bird's) wings and it will cook in half the time

Spatchcocking is the secret to a tender, fast-cooking turkey on Thanksgiving.

3 weeks ago

 Cauliflower Gratin with Garlic and Feta.

Last minute side dishes

Hare are four easy side dishes that will add color and incredible flavor to your Thanksgiving table.

3 weeks ago

 Grape Eyeball Punch.

Spirits: Punch up your holidays

Punch, ideal for holiday entertaining, has a history that goes back to the British sailors of the 17th century.

3 weeks ago

 Herb roasted Thanksgiving turkey. The inspiration for the turkey came from South American chimichurri, a richly herbed sauce that pairs beautifully with roasted meats.

An herbal Thanksgiving

Local members of The Herb Society of America get the chance to strut their knowledge and cooking skills for Thanksgiving.

3 weeks ago

Craft Pittsburgh beer would go great with Thanksgiving dinner

Local beer makers share some of their holiday traditions and recipes.

3 weeks ago

 Miriam Rubin's relish tray.

Relish this Thanksgiving with a homemade relish tray

A relish tray is an old-school must, and you can give it new life by making some of what goes on it.

3 weeks ago

  Winter produce delivery from Kohser Farms.

You still can support local agriculture in winter

Regular CSA deliveries can help you make it to next year’s growing season.

3 weeks ago

 Gluten-free Pumpkin Bread from Be Happily Gluten Free.

Gluten-free sides for the holidays

The good news is that the gluten-free product market keeps expanding along with the popularity of the gluten-free diet.

3 weeks ago

 Kluski z kapusta.

The Food Column: Polish Christmas Eve comes early

Polish Falcons invites the public to an authentic Wigilia, or vigil, dinner.

3 weeks ago

 Linguine with Spicy Lentils and Caramelized Onions.

What's for dinner: Linguine with Spicy Lentils and Caramelized Onions

This easy pasta dish has a Mediterranean flair, thanks to the aromatic addition of Lebanese Seven Spices, a staple in any Lebanese kitchen.

4 weeks ago


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