Food


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 days 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 days 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 days ago


Thanksgiving food questions? They're waiting for your call

A number of hotlines are ready to help you out of holiday cooking hot water.

3 days ago


Pittsburgher finalists didn't win the Bake-Off

Pittsburgh was well represented in this year’s Pillsbury Bake-Off, with four area residents and one former Pittsburgher among the finalists.

3 days 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 days 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.

1 week ago


Craft Pittsburgh beer would go great with Thanksgiving dinner

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

1 week 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.

1 week 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.

1 week 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.

1 week ago


Cost of Thanksgiving meal ticks up slightly

The culprits in the price rise included sweet potatoes, dairy products and pumpkin pie mix.

1 week ago


 Turkeys, including tom turkeys with blue markings on their heads, stand at Pounds' Turkey Farm in Leechburg on Oct. 31, 2013.

Turkeys get costlier as supply shrinks

Thanksgiving’s 46 million turkeys get costlier as supply shrinks.

1 week ago


Holiday Herald: Mum’s turkey dinners had a taste of low-key genius

Boy, I miss my mother! I remember trying to cook holiday meals for as many as 20 people with her in her tiny North Side kitchen.

1 week ago


Sweet potatoes: She wrote the book

April McGreger, author of the Savor the South cookbook “Sweet Potatoes,” is from Vardaman, Miss., the self-proclaimed Sweet Potato Capital.

2 weeks ago


 Hunters' liver pate made from the wild turkey.

A wild turkey provides one wild Thanksgiving dinner

The holiday came early for Marlene Parrish, thanks to a turkey from her yard.

2 weeks ago


 Adam Haritan in the woods.

Acorning we must go

It sounds nutty, but you can eat acorns -- it just takes a lot of work.

2 weeks ago


 Crostini wiith bottarga and sea urchin roe at Dish Osteria.

Food sample: Pittsburgh Fall Dining Guide preview

Whet your appetite ahead of the Post-Gazette’s fall 2014 Dining Guide.

2 weeks ago


CMU officials show support amid Conflict Kitchen controversy

One statement reads: “Art is not about presenting a balanced view of ideas, but about offering a creative perspective ...”

2 weeks ago


Roethlisberger scouting North Hills locations for new restaurant, King Street Grille

The Steelers quarterback is an investor in a plan to open a branch of the popular sports bar and restaurant from South Carolina.

2 weeks ago


 Baked Ziti Arrabiata from  "Mastering My Mistakes" by Dana Cowin."

Cookbook shows how to 'Master' mistakes in the kitchen

Food & Wine editor in chief learns to cook with 65 great chefs and 100+ recipes.

3 weeks ago


 One large turkey thigh, boned out with a boning knife to make three pieces.

Before Turkey Day, try turkey thighs

To show how versatile turkey thighs are, I swapped turkey thighs for chicken in a few familiar and classic recipes.

3 weeks ago


 Executive chef and owner Jonathan Vlasic prepares the veal chop Milanese served with lemon, pignoli and Indonesian blue lump crab at  Alla Famiglia in Allentown.

On the Table: At Alla Famiglia you'll find mega meatballs and a 28-ounce veal chop

Alla Famiglia in Allentown flourishes as a red sauce destination.

3 weeks ago


Monroeville church invites you over for soup

International Soup-a-Thon features 19 different soups made by people of the parish.

3 weeks ago


 Hannah Foley outside of the White House.

Chefs, kids cook together on Kids' Day

Hands-on experience for 8- to 12-year-olds makes points about healthy eating.

3 weeks ago


 Controversy over Conflict Kitchen’s focus on Palestinian fare has continued since the menu was introduced Oct. 6.

Conflict Kitchen wrappers spark conversation on foundation’s role

Controversy over Conflict Kitchen’s focus on Palestinian fare reaches Teresa Heinz Kerry and John Kerry over a Heinz Endowments grant.

3 weeks ago


 Catherine, left, and Michael Sanders set up products on Saturday at the Bloomfield Saturday Market for their Dancing Stone Custom Jewelry store.

Bloomfield Saturday Market wraps up successful first year of food, crafts and music

The Bloomfield Saturday Market ends a successful season, already crowdsourcing to pay musicians better next year.

3 weeks ago


 Station Street Hot Dogs, opened by Kevin Sousa in February 2012, will close later this month.

Kevin Sousa closing Station Street Hot Dogs in East Liberty

To give staff time to interview for new positions, only lunch will be served, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at Station Street starting

3 weeks ago


 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.

4 weeks 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.

4 weeks ago



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