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 Made with Guinness Stout, Black and Tan Brownies are an ideal St. Patrick's Day dessert.

Let's eat: Black and Tan Brownies

It wouldn’t be St. Patrick’s Day without a little Guinness Stout to help celebrate.

4 days ago

 Spinach and rosemary soup.

Banish winter with flavors of spring soups

Spring tonic soups are packed with freshness, vitamins and goodness that wake you up from winter’s drab.

1 week ago

 Irish pizza with roasted potato, cabbage and corned beef.

Corned beef and cabbage is as Irish as green beer and green bagel

Since corned beef and cabbage are staples on St. Patrick’s Day in the U.S., use them creatively.

1 week ago

 Curry Lentil Soup with Charred Cauliflower

Let's eat: Curry Lentil Soup with Charred Cauliflower

Chase away the chill with a warm and fragrant vegetarian soup flavored with curry.

1 week ago

 Lamb Meatballs with Lentils and Cumin.

Swedish meatballs take a drive through Turkey

Lamb is a popular dish as we approach spring, and there are so many different ways to prepare it.

1 week ago

 Ashley Thomas with her Instant Pot on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 in Shadyside.

Blogger-author shares the joy of cooking 'Under Pressure' with an Instant Pot

Ashley Singh Thomas, a die-hard Instant Pothead, honors the multicooker with her blog, group on Facebook and cookbook.

2 weeks ago

 Cool off with milkshakes named, from left, Orange Creamsicle, Stupendous Strawberry and Yellow Banana Blast.

A milkshake doesn't have to be green to scream spring

Celebrate the season with a rainbow of flavors and colors in your milkshake glass.

2 weeks ago

 Roasted Cod Fillets with Burrata and Burnt Oranges

Let's eat: Roasted Cod Fillets with Burrata and Burnt Oranges

You’re probably eating a lot of fish during Lent. Dress it up with Mediterranean spices and a tasty burrata and burnt orange salad.

2 weeks ago

 Desi Oakley will play Jenna in the stage production of "Waitress" when it comes to the Benedum Center on March 6.

Mr. Depleted My Heart wins 'Waitress' pie contest

A whiskey pie with mashed potatoes and chocolate pecan pie are runners-up in the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust contest.

3 weeks ago

 A chicken pot pie loaded with chicken and vegetables in a creamy sauce and topped with a crisp pie crust brings plenty of comfort and joy.

Take the chill off with a chicken pot pie

The trick to a perfect pot pie is getting all the ingredients — chicken, vegetables, sauce and crust — to the right degree of doneness.

3 weeks ago

 Grilled Chipotle  Shrimp Tacos with Apple Slaw

Prepare tacos with a taste of the sea for Lent

Fried fish sandwiches aren’t your only option on Fridays during Lent. You also can fill up on shrimp, fish and crab tacos, too.

3 weeks ago

 Cuban-style Shrimp Creole

Let's eat: Cuban-Style Shrimp Creole (Camarones a la Criolla)

Served over rice, a Cuban-style creole makes a tasty (and easy) one-pot meal for family gatherings and school night cooking.

3 weeks ago

 The Sunion is a tearless and sweet onion that is grown in Nevada and Washington.

Are you a crybaby when it comes to cutting onions? Then get Sunions

Tearless Sunions are sweet and crunchy, and are not genetically modified.

4 weeks ago

 The World of Sausage

Sausage speaks many global languages

Variations of the ground meat — with different spices, toppings and ratio of pork to beef — can be found all over the world.

4 weeks ago

 Blood Sausage

Sausages feature different types of meats, seasonings

Generally made with seasoned meat, poultry or fish that is ground or chopped, a sausage is stuffed into a casing.

4 weeks ago

 Dry-fried green beans

Let's eat: Dry-fried green beans

While you wait for spring’s lettuces and asparagus to arrive, green beans will feed your desire for something green.

1 month ago

 Pineapple tarts.

Ring in prosperity for the Chinese New Year with pineapple tarts

Pineapple tarts are fragrant, delicious and meaningful — what’s not to love about them?

1 month ago

 Stir-Fried Rice Cake with Chicken and Chinese Broccoli.

Chinese New Year: Soul food is filled with comfort and symbolism

The menu on Chinese New Year reflects foods that have auspicious qualities.

1 month ago

 Sauteed cabbage with apple and mashed potatoes. The apple adds just a touch of acidity and sweetness.

Down-to-earth potatoes and cabbage make hearty meals

With dinnertime coming earlier during winter, potatoes and cabbage help a meal come together faster and with less fuss.

1 month ago

 Fat Tuesday Beignets.

Let's eat: Fat Tuesday Beignets

Kick off your Mardi Gras celebration with a batch of Louisiana’s state doughnut — the beignet.

1 month ago

 Brownie sandwiches with raspberry cream.

A Valentine's Day dinner that screams love for the entire family

Heart-shaped foods doesn’t mean just dinner for two; they also are fit for kids, mom, grandma, sibs and friends.

1 month ago

 Dan Rooney’s Garlic Rub Chicken Wings

Let's eat: Dan Rooney’s Garlic Rub Chicken Wings

It wouldn’t be the Super Bowl without some super-good wings. These forgo the traditional buffalo sauce for a garlicky dry rub.

1 month ago

 Minnesota Taco Tater Tot Hotdish is topped with salsa con queso.

The MVP of Super Bowl buffet: Tater Tots

Toss the Tots in a Minnesota-styled hotdish or use them in the place of nachos or bake them into patties to tuck inside a sandwich or to

1 month ago

 Anthony Zallo of the Bigelow Grille, who will be representing the Pittsburgh Steelers at the Taste of the NFL event on the eve of Super Bowl.

Pittsburgh's way of partying with a purpose on Super Bowl eve is with stuffed quail

For the 10th year, Anthony Zallo of Bigelow Grill will represent Pittsburgh and the Steelers at NFL party on Super Bowl eve.

1 month ago

 Minnesota Booya is loaded with short ribs, chicken thighs and vegetables.

Booya: A meaty stew that also means party on

Minnesota’s thick stew with Belgian roots is a favorite for fundraisers and community gatherings.

1 month ago

 Green Curry Dragon Bowl

Let's eat: Green Curry Dragon Bowl

A spicy Thai dragon bowl will breathe some fire into a chilly weekend. Pineapple adds some tropical flare.

1 month ago

 Fondue,  a Swiss dish of melted cheese served in a communal pot, is a social meal that encourages people to slow down and interact.

Cheese fondue is a slam dunk for winter gatherings

The gooey Swiss dish encourages people to slow down and interact during mealtime.

1 month ago

 Braised chicken thighs, coq au vin style, are finished under the broiler for a crispy skin contrasting with a moist and tender meat.

Just like magic, braising transforms food

Whether it’s meats or vegetables, braising is an age-old cooking technique for the frugal home cook.

1 month ago

 Teriyaki Turkey Burgers

Let's eat! Teriyaki Turkey Burgers

These Hawaiian-inspired burgers are flavored with fresh ginger and teriyaki sauce, and come topped with a slice of  grilled pineapple.

2 months ago

 Welsh rarebit was called stewed cheese in Colonial times.

Stirring culinary adventures with Benjamin Franklin

A new culinary biography explores the founding father’s life through the foods he favored and served.

2 months ago

Score big with Chicken Parm Sliders for the AFC, NFC championship games

The mini sandwiches are made with rotisserie chicken and topped with chunky marinara sauce and chopped basil.

2 months ago

 Chef Trevett Hooper, owner of Legume Bistro, holds up a cassoulet at Legume Bistro in Oakland.

Come winter, cassoulet offers comfort in a bowl

The casserole is made with beans, pork, sausage and — if you’re lucky — duck, and is a classic French dish in the winter.

2 months ago

 Black Bean Enchiladas

Let's eat: Black Bean Enchiladas

Loaded with beans, these vegetarian enchiladas pack a nutritional punch.

2 months ago

 Chicken Meatballs in Lemon Broth.  Diced leeks and fennel are combined with ground chicken to make the meatballs, which are poached in a lemony broth in this soup.

Brothy, yet hearty winter soups

When a good protein is matched with a flavorful broth, the soup is ready for slurping.

2 months ago

 Firehouse Chili Gumbo

Let's eat: Firehouse Chili Gumbo

When a bomb cyclone after-effects freezes your toes off, you need something hot and spicy to warm you up from the inside.

2 months ago

 Pasta with roasted cauliflower and capers from "Back Pocket Pasta."

Think outside the (pasta) box and skip the red sauce

Opt for a garlic and white wine sauce or toss the spaghetti with squash and sausage or pair it with cauliflower and capers.

2 months ago

 Broccoli Carrot Soup.

Ring in the new year with healthy food swaps

Eating healthier doesn’t have to be hard or taste bad. Just a few simple changes will change your diet for the better in 2018.

2 months ago

  Orange Pork with Scallions tastes just like restaurant Chinese but with only 214 calories and 586 milligrams of sodium per serving.

Let's eat: Orange Pork with Scallions

Start the new year right with a good-for-you pork dish that will make you wonder why you ever ordered Chinese takeout.

2 months ago

 Stay home on New Year's Eve and enjoy Spinach Queso.

Count down to 2018 from the comfort of your home with easy, last-minute nibbles

Mini Reuben pretzel sandwiches, mini raspberry cheesecakes, spiced nuts and spinach queso are some of the options.

2 months ago

 Beans and greens with chicken chili makes for a hearty supper.

One Good Recipe: Chili chicken in a greens and beans state of mind

A hearty cold weather dish of chicken, spinach and beans is an easy and quick reprise from all the rich holiday food.

2 months ago

 Baked in a loaf pan, chocolate, orange and almond cake marries two popular flavors in one moist cake.

Let's eat: Chocolate, orange and almond cake

Special occasions call for a special dessert. How about chocolate cake flavored with orange this holiday?

2 months ago

 Pear and pecorino  ravioli at Lidia's Pittsburgh in the Strip District.

A ravioli that is sweet, salty and buttery at the same time

This dish is one of the most popular entrees at Lidia’s Pittsburgh in the Strip District.

3 months ago

 Cranberry Ecstasy Bars.

Love the Starbucks Cranberry Bliss Bar? Here's how to re-create your own Bliss

The food editor from the Oregonian has recreated something that’s fresher and even better — Cranberry Ecstasy Bars

3 months ago

 Clementine Preserves

Holiday gifts in jars from your heart

A little something sweet or crunchy or spreadable that’s made by your hand is a caring present to a friend, loved one or colleague.

3 months ago

 Chris Fennimore

Chris Fennimore's cookbook makes a great last-minute holiday gift

Still looking for a gift for your favorite foodie? “Simple Pleasures” goes back to the basics with recipes made with accessible ingredients.

3 months ago

 Breakfast Eggrolls.

Last minute holiday goodies, wrapped and ready to go.

Gifts aren’t the only things that get wrapped up during the holidays.

3 months ago

 Creamy Cilantro Lime Chicken

Let's eat: Creamy Cilantro Lime Chicken

Brightened with lime and green chilies, this creamy chicken dish is the perfect for fighting off winter’s chill.

3 months ago

 Savory Sausage Onion Apple Slab Pie.

Slab pie serves a crowd

Because it can serve 16 to 20 people, a slab pie is much easier than making (and carrying ) two or three 9-inch pies.

3 months ago

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One good recipe: My Dad's Lemon Chicken

The tang of lemon and ginger in this crispy Chinese dish is addictive.

3 months ago

 What's for breakfast? Lunch? Dinner? Late-night snack? An egg can be the answer to  all of those questions.

What's for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late-night snack? Eggs, of course!

Eggs are inexpensive, a quick fix, nutritious, and yummy. They’re perfect for the time of year when time and money are in short supply!

3 months ago

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