Linkie Marais demonstrates how to cook with the Big Green Egg grill in the 7th annual Big Green Egg festival at Moraine State Park in Portersville.

Big Green Egg, a Japanese kamado-style grill, fires up the faithful

Annual EggFest celebrated with cooking demos and grilled foods

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McKees Rocks 'feastival' to serve up plenty of food, music, art

The idea for the event is to build on established traditions in McKees Rocks, such as music and ethnic foods.

4 days ago

 Todd Saulle of Pop Stop makes popsicles from scratch.

Check out the summer bucket list for Pittsburgh foodies

Explore these foods and dining venues before the curtain comes down on the season.

6 days ago

 Rita's Easy Quiche.

Dairy cookbook salutes farm families, foods

Middlesex farmer’s easy-to-make quiche is among 110 recipes selected by “The Dairy Good Cookbook.”

6 days ago

 Three feta-based dishes, Mediterranean Olive Bread, Healthy Spanakopita and Feta Salsa.

Debate on feta heats up in Monroeville cheese class

A local cheesemonger asks, and a jury decides: Can feta cheese be made outside of Greece?

6 days ago

Upcoming food events in the Pittsburgh area

Regional food-related events scheduled for the coming weeks.

6 days ago

Supervalu may spin off Save-A-Lot division

Grocery distributor says its discount grocery operation and its independent grocers may be helped by separating the businesses.

6 days ago

 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.

1 week 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.

1 week ago

 Apricot bars.

Summer's bounty: Stone fruits

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

1 week ago

Miriam's Garden: Cool cucumbers crave warmth

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

1 week ago

Upcoming food events in the Pittsburgh region

Regional food-related events scheduled for the coming weeks.

1 week ago

 Shark tacos.

One good recipe: Shark tacos

This fish taco is worth sinking your teeth into.

1 week ago

 Fried Zucchini Pasta

Let's Eat: Fried Zucchini Pasta

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

1 week 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.

2 weeks 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.

2 weeks ago

 Potato and cheese pierogies.

Pierogi pride: the quintessential Pittsburgh dish?

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

2 weeks 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.

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks ago

Upcoming food events

Regional food-related events scheduled for the coming weeks.

2 weeks 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.

3 weeks ago

 Frozen Margarita Pie

Let's Eat: Frozen Margarita Pie

A special celebration calls for a special dessert.

3 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.

3 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.

3 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.

3 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.

3 weeks ago

 Fresh ricotta cheese drained in the cheesecloth lined colander.

A fresh approach to ricotta

Homemade cheese wins bragging rights, wonderful results.

3 weeks ago

 Miriam's Garden.

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

Summer squash is what’s happening in my garden.

3 weeks ago

Upcoming food events

Regional food-related events scheduled for the coming weeks.

3 weeks ago

What's in store? Plenty of frozen treats

Local ice cream shops abound.

3 weeks ago

Taste of the Town: Summer desserts beckon

Sweet treats take you back in time.

3 weeks ago

Versatile ways to use creamy ricotta cheese

A few suggestions for using fresh ricotta.

3 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

4 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.

4 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.

1 month ago