Food & Drink

Everybody Eats: Panini maker proves to be good buy

Thank you to everyone who's contacted me with tips and/or advice about my faulty oven. I read each one and attempted a few fixes, but it is officially ...

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Everybody Eats: Dental issues lead to pasta recipes

Dental issues have taken a bite out of menu planning. I had a root canal last month. I think the words root canal are scarier than the actual procedur ...

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Pizza with a view: Eastern Iowa farms offer unique dining experience

There are no menus, booths or even walls at Stone Wall Pizza. That's the point. At this unconventional pizzeria on Julia McNurlen's farm just north o ...

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Salsa season: Homemade salsas take advantage of late summer produce

I eat a lot of salsa. Salsa with chips, salsa with quesadillas and tacos, salsa with eggs, salsa to dip grilled cheese sandwiches in. Until recently, ...

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Everybody Eats: It’s all right to cheat in the kitchen

Cheating is wrong. We all know this. It's wrong to cheat on tests. It's wrong to cheat on a loved one. It's wrong to cheat on your taxes.There is, how ...

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Taste of Iowa City returns for 10th year

Update (Rain Delay): According to the Taste of Iowa City Facebook page, the event has been delayed to Thursday night due to rain expected to fall on W ...

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Bento boxes make it easy to quickly prepare for school

Thinking of jumping on the bento box lunch trend this school year?Don't be intimidated by awe-inspiring Pinterest images of Pok#xe9;mon characters car ...

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Cook Club: Summer of squash

On the popular National Public Radio show "Prairie Home Companion," Garrison Keillor joked more than once that in the small Minnesota town of Lake Wob ...

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Everbody Eats: What to make when the oven dies

We're eating a lot of sandwiches at my house. I wish I could say it's because it is July, and it is too hot to cook, but the truth is my oven is on it ...

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The Pig & Porter offers unique dishes, craft cocktails

Don't go to newly opened NewBo eatery The Pig & Porter looking just for pork and beer. You can get those things, but they are just the tip of the rest ...

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Cook Club: Kale Pesto

If you love vegetables, there is no better way to get them than fresh from the farm. Even better when they're delivered by the boxful to a local drop- ...

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Everybody Eats: Siblings are different, but they stick together

I've always found it interesting that my siblings and I are not alike.I'm not saying we don't have anything in common. We grew up together; of course ...

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From the pantry: Fried cauliflower makes friday night fun

In our house the Friday evening meal has one requirement: it has to be fun. About a year ago my husband and I decided that we wanted to ring in the we ...

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Everybody Eats: Bring out the bourbon for tasty fudge brownies

I recently took a tour of a bourbon distillery. As a non-bourbon drinker, it was an odd way to spend a Friday afternoon, but I was in Louisville, Ky., ...

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