Squash Blossom Quesadillas, a seasonal recipe that is also gluten-free.

One Good Gluten-Free Recipe: Squash-Blossom Quesadillas

David Leite, the head-”blahger,” posted a recipe for squash-blossom quesadillas that has only five ingredients. Boy, is it ever good.

5 days ago

 Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Orange and Walnut.

Kitchen Mailbox: An "outstanding" Brussels sprouts recipe

Our columnist says they‘‍re great with a bit of orange.

5 days ago

 Cast-iron pans from "The New Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook" by Ellen Brown.

Cast-iron cookware: Good for you and lasts forever

New books are filled with recipes for this old-fashioned kitchen staple.

5 days ago

 Robert Stehling’s Buttermilk Pie.

One Good Recipe: Buttermilk Pie

This one from Charleston, S.C., isn’t the easiest, but it’s the best.

5 days ago

 Margarita Chicken Lollipops.

What's for dinner: Margarita Chicken Lollipops

On the hook for a tasty appetizer for a picnic or neighborhood get-together?  Try these spicy chicken lollipops.

6 days ago

 City Chicken -- with onions and parsley, made with Giant Eagle City Chicken from a recipe from Tom Friday's Market on the North Side.       Original Filename: P1040896.jpg

Dine: City chicken is cheap option

As the price of meat continues to rise, city chicken may be a cheap, tasty option to consider.

1 week ago

 Garden beans.

Miriam's Garden: It's making beans

Our columnist has green beans, and two recipes for using them.

1 week ago

 Pasta with Asparagus Lemon Sauce.

One Good Recipe: Asparagus

Asparagus stars in this fresh-for-spring recipe enhanced with lemon zest.

1 week ago

 Two tamales from Nelly Baxter's Peruvian and South American Food stand at the Farmers Market of the Ozarks.

Pittsburgh follows local food writer to Arkansas

Sherrie Flick takes a solo road trip and a residency at The Writers‘‍ Colony at Dairy Hollow in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

1 week ago

 Chili & Cumin Marinated Skirt Steak.

What's for dinner: Chili and Cumin Marinated Skirt Steak

This dish is similar to what you‘‍d find at a traditional Brazilian churrascaria, minus the sword-like skewer.

1 week ago

 Buttermilk and Spice Fried Chicken, Potato Salad with Green Beans and Dill and Roasted MIni Peppers with Tomatoes and Cucumbers.

Celebrate the Fourth with fried chicken

Traditional picnic fare makes for a summery feast.

2 weeks ago

 Homemade pita bread.

The Food Column: Homemade pita makes everything better.

Our columnist shows you how to make your own.

2 weeks ago

  Grilled Scallion Salad, Batali-Style: Squeeze of Lemon, Almond Pesto

One Good Recipe: Scallion Salad

"Scallions“ are what Mario Batali calls them in this grilled salad.

2 weeks ago

 Three-Color Hummus.

What's for dinner: Three-Color Hummus

This multi-hued, make-ahead hummus is fresh and simple, and comes in three flavors.

2 weeks ago

 The Other White Meat Burger.

Three new burgers worth waving a flag for on the Fourth of July

These recipes are special enough for a major celebration, but not so out-of-the-ordinary that your guests will head for the fried chicken.

3 weeks ago

 American Flag Cake.

American Flag Cake recipe

Celebrate America’‍s birthday with this show-stopping six-layer cake.

3 weeks ago

  Darlene Farrell of Shaler, a member of The Gingerburghers, the local Cookie Cutter Collector's Club, presents her favorite cookie cutter in the shape of an orchid with a cookie made from the cutter.

A cookie-cutter-collectors convention

National group returns to Pittsburgh to swap cutters, stories and recipes.

3 weeks ago

 Potato plant.

Miriam's Garden: Almost potato time

Our columnist is looking forward to a bumper crop.

3 weeks ago

 White Oak Farm.

The Food Column: An Italian feast on a farm

Italian Garden Project fundraiser to be held at White Oak Farm in Hampton.

3 weeks ago

 Fritas with Cuban Avocado Salsa and Tomato Sofrito

What's for dinner: Fritas with Cuban Avocado Salsa and Tomato Sofrito

These seasoned mini-burgers, called fritas, are sold as street food in Cuba and are eaten on the go, in public.

3 weeks ago


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