Black Bean Burger with Mango Salsa.

Let's Eat: Black Bean Burgers with Mango Salsa

Get your protein fix with a spicy-sweet vegetarian burger.

2 days ago

 Folk-rocker Tallest Man on Earth (aka Kristian Matsson) will perform at the Carnegie Homestead Music Hall at 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Hot List of events for the coming weekend

Horror Realm & Pop Expo,  Rib & Wing at Seven Springs, and two PSO events: Diana Krall on Thursday and a “Night of Symphonic Rock” Saturday.

4 days ago

 Apricot bars.

Summer's bounty: Stone fruits

Peaches, nectarines, apricots, plums and cherries are bakers’ favorites in tarts, muffins and cookies

5 days ago

Miriam's Garden: Cool cucumbers crave warmth

Vines are growing, but fruit is slow to form because of the wet season

5 days ago

Upcoming food events in the Pittsburgh region

Regional food-related events scheduled for the coming weeks.

5 days ago

 Shark tacos.

One good recipe: Shark tacos

This fish taco is worth sinking your teeth into.

5 days ago

 Fried Zucchini Pasta

Let's Eat: Fried Zucchini Pasta

When the garden overflows with zucchini, it’s time to make pasta

5 days ago

 Students taking the ice cream short course at then-Pennsylvania State College in 1894 work to separate cream at the dairy barns.

Penn State creamery still a staple in Happy Valley at 150

The popular 3,700-square-foot retail store employs more than 20 full-time workers and 100 students.

1 week ago

Dunning’s Grill in Regent Square to close this week

Dunning’s Grill’s owner is retiring after being in business for 44 years.

1 week ago

 Potato and cheese pierogies.

Pierogi pride: the quintessential Pittsburgh dish?

A new cookbook puts a modern spin on an old ’Burgh tradition -- pierogies.

1 week ago

 Traditional dishes prepared by Sadia Sabir (cq), Ross Twp for Eid -- the Islamic holiday marking the end of Ramadan Thursday, July 10, 2015. From center, clockwise: Chicken Biryani, Fruit Chaat, Kheer and Halwa.(Pam Panchak/Post-Gazette)

Eid: Where fasting ends, feasting begins

Flavors of the world congregate in Pittsburgh as Muslims mark the end of Ramadan.

1 week ago

 Winter savory at the farmers market in Market Square in May.

The herb of the year: Savory

It has a peppery flavor and can be used as a salt substitute

1 week ago

 2014 Beer Garden Bash guests with a Hitchhiker Brewing employee.

The Food Column: Support Mt. Lebanon library at beer bash

Craft brews, gourmet hot dogs, picnic supper, live music on the menu at fundraiser

1 week ago

Upcoming food events

Regional food-related events scheduled for the coming weeks.

1 week ago

Carnegie Museums to change purveyor at its cafes

After 19 years, Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh parts ways with Parkhurst Dining, the food-service arm of Eat’n Park Hospitality Group.

2 weeks ago

 Frozen Margarita Pie

Let's Eat: Frozen Margarita Pie

A special celebration calls for a special dessert.

2 weeks ago

 Juliana Sandford, 17, sets up the SSA Farm tent at the Fox Chapel Faemers Market, held weekly on the grounds of Shady Side Academy.

Shady Side Academy farmers market teaches students sustainability

The academy’s students plant, grow, harvest and sell their own crops at the Fox Chapel Farmers Market.

2 weeks ago

 The backyard garden of an 87-year-old gardener who participated in the study.

At Chatham, looking back to create a sustainable future

Foodscape conference addressed food, human values.

2 weeks ago

Egg shortage cutting supplies at Rita's locations

The egg shortage from the avian flu outbreak is now cutting supplies of frozen custard at all Rita’s locations.

2 weeks ago

 Why settle for just chocolate, vanilla and strawberry ice cream?

Here's the scoop on offbeat ice creams in Pittsburgh

Choose from fruity, floral and spicy flavors across the region.

2 weeks ago

 Fresh ricotta cheese drained in the cheesecloth lined colander.

A fresh approach to ricotta

Homemade cheese wins bragging rights, wonderful results.

2 weeks ago

 Miriam's Garden.

Miriam's garden: Squash reflects summer's magical powers

Summer squash is what’s happening in my garden.

2 weeks ago

Upcoming food events

Regional food-related events scheduled for the coming weeks.

2 weeks ago

What's in store? Plenty of frozen treats

Local ice cream shops abound.

2 weeks ago

Taste of the Town: Summer desserts beckon

Sweet treats take you back in time.

2 weeks ago

Versatile ways to use creamy ricotta cheese

A few suggestions for using fresh ricotta.

2 weeks ago

 Mashed and Scrambled Breakfast Sandwich.

Hungry biker: Mashed & Scrambled Breakfast Sandwich

Eggs are nutritious and go into this easy, go-to breakfast sandwich

2 weeks ago

 Owner Paul Krawiec works in the kitchen at Cafe du Jour.

Pittsburgh ranked top-10 foodie city for 2015 editors cited Primanti Bros., Cafe Du Jour and Gaucho Parrilla Argentina as eateries offering a range of dining experiences.

2 weeks ago

 John Jamison of Jamison Farm in Latrobe, Pa. walks the field as his dog herds the flock.  Here, a lamb he and his wife Sukey bottle-fed stays close.

Dine: Now's the season for grass-fed lamb

Jamison Farm in Unity, Westmoreland County, lists the ways this is the season for lamb in Pennsylvania.

3 weeks ago

 Summer Vegetable Guacamole Salsa comes together in minutes.

Let's Eat: Summer Vegetable Guacamole Salsa

Summery salsa can come together in minutes and taste so fresh!

3 weeks ago

Penn State helps DIYers go from farm to fork

Two classes –– Midsummer Night’s (Berry) Jam and Ferment This (From Kimchi to Kraut) –– were designed to take advantage of summer’s bounty.

3 weeks ago

 President Barack Obama and 2016 presidential candidate Jeb Bush both tweeted that green peas have no place in guacamole.

Don't declare a war on peas! PG food editor tries 'controversial' guac recipe

President Barack Obama and presidential candidate Jeb Bush even chimed in, noting peas have no place in guacamole.

3 weeks ago

 Traditional Picnic Basket filled with fried chicken, herbed potato salad, lemonade and chocolate sheet cake.

Go Fourth with a picnic: Some star-spangled ways to celebrate the holiday

Make a classic American, Pittsburgh or melting pot basket for a festive picnic.

3 weeks ago

 Penne with Asparagus and Goat Cheese.

Yes, you can eat pasta -- and book shows the smart way to do it

“Healthy Pasta: The Sexy, Skinny and Smart Way to Eat Your Favorite Food” is a new book by Joseph Bastianich and Tanya Bastianich Manuali.

3 weeks ago

 Baked Salmon Cakes.

Food column: New blog advocates clean eating

Jeet Clean? offers recipes, shopping tips for a more healthy lifestyle.

3 weeks ago

Upcoming food events in the Pittsburgh region

Food-related events scheduled for the upcoming weeks.

3 weeks ago

Checklist of other essentials for a good picnic experience

A few handy things to include with the picnic basket.

3 weeks ago

6 ways to make pasta healthy

Here are some easy ways to make pasta more healthful.

3 weeks ago

 The merger of the H.J. Heinz Co. and Kraft Foods Group is expected to close Thursday after shareholders today approved the deal.

End of an era nears as Heinz merger OK’d by Kraft investors

The deal to create the third-largest food and beverage company in North America is expected to close today.

3 weeks ago

 Janet McKee, with freshly picked strawberries,  and farm manager Kevin Keslar have started a "veganic" farm on a historic property in Donegal Township, Westmoreland County.

Holistic health counselor aims for better nutrition through vegan-inspired farming

Veganic farming is rare in America, but Janet McKee uses it to maximize nutrition on her Westmoreland County farm.

3 weeks ago

 Portobello Soft Tacos are low in fat but at the same time provide a satisfying meat substitute.

Hungry Biker: Portobello Soft Tacos

Thick enough to slice and naturally low in fat and calories, portobello mushrooms are a very satisfying meat substitute.

3 weeks ago

 Garlicky shrimp are paired with sweet cherry tomatoes in this light summer dish.

Let's Eat: Garlicky Shrimp with Tomatoes

Garlicky shrimp are paired with sweet cherry tomatoes in a light summer dish.

1 month ago