Nestle Toll House Spicy Party Mix.

Nestle’s Toll House teardrop chocolate morsel turns 75

For that simple, crunchy pleasure of a chocolate chip cookie, you have Ruth Wakefield and Nestle Toll House to thank.

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 Arlene Burnett's Labor Day desserts include Peach-and-Nectarine Cobbler, Blueberry- Cormeal Cake, Chocolate-Cherry Cookie Dough-filled Cupcakes and South African Mud Cake.

Kitchen Mailbox: Some fancier desserts for summer's last hurrah

Try something new for the last big picnic of the season.

5 days ago

 60-second coffee ice cream.

Quick as caffeine: Coffee latte ice cream

Make your own ice cream with four simple ingredients.

5 days ago

 Ground cherries from the Trout Lake Farmers Market in Vancouver, Canada.

Ground cherries are having a moment

Fruit that originated in South America is spreading via farmers markets here.

5 days ago

 Tomato-Peach Salad with Crispy Tofu.

What's for dinner: Tomato and Peach Salad With Crispy Tofu

A sweet and tangy summer salad even tofu-haters will love.

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Miriam's Garden: Powering up with plants

The workbook "Plant-Powered For Life" is a collection of actionable steps to help readers eat more healthfully.

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 Tomatoes with Toasted Garlic-Balsamic Dressing.

One Good Recipe: Tomatoes!

A recipe developed in honor of the Phipps Conservatory "Ripe, Red and Roasted" tomato and garlic festival.

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 The 2013 Great American Banana Split Celebration in Latrobe. Bobby Banana with some Latrobe beauty queens.

The Food Column: Latrobe isn't splitting the honors with Wilmington, Ohio

Laurel Highlands village is celebrating the creation of the banana split.

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 Roasted Cauliflower with Hot Sauce.

Kitchen Mailbox: Some of her favorite recipes of the summer

Shared recipes, summer’s bounty combine for delicious seasonal eating.

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 Lyndsay Luff, 6, of the North Side, tosses a green pepper into the crate as she and her brother, Brandon Luff, 12, volunteer to pick vegetables in the Common Ground garden.

Agriculture and suburbia find common ground

In sight of the malls and shopping centers of Upper St. Clair, a community garden thrives.

1 week ago

 Caprese Skillet Eggs.

What's for dinner: Caprese Skillet Eggs

All the flavors of Italy’s favorite salad in an open-skillet egg dish.

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 Pistachio Pesto Pasta from the new "Cooking Like Dinner Survival Guide."

The Food Column: A dinnertime survival guide

Food blogger Sally Kuzemchak publishes “Cooking Light Dinnertime Survival Guide.”

2 weeks ago

 Dale Seaquist, owner of Seaquist Orchards in Sister Bay, Wisc., discusses this season's tart cherry crop.

In Wisconsin's Door County, it's always cherry time

Growers, producers and others have numerous ways to extend the season.

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 Soft-shell crabs at Wholey's in the Strip District.

Dine: Crabs are all they're cracked up to be

That means fond memories for our columnist and many other Pittsburgh crab fans.

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Miriam's Garden: The magic of garlic is coming to a head

Our columnist is brushing the dirt off and cooking what she planted in the fall.

3 weeks ago

 No-Bake S'mores Pie

S'mores: Celebrating America's favorite campfire treat

Conventional wisdom pins this act of culinary genius on the Girl Scouts.

3 weeks ago

 Chicken Tetrazzini Casserole.

What's for dinner: Chicken Tetrazzini Casserole

This classic dish makes great use of leftover chicken, and whole-wheat pasta and low-fat chicken broth make it a little healthier.

3 weeks ago


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