cooking

From the Pantry: Brown bananas are perfect for banana bread

I am a bit of a banana fiend. Instead of an apple a day, I eat a banana a day. When I was pregnant with my second child, I averaged two bananas a day ...

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Cook Club: Save sage for a winter taste of summer

As the weather cools and the year moves into November, most fresh produce has faded. Summer's juicy tomatoes and crisp cucumbers are, sadly, a mere me ...

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Everybody Eats: Some ingredients you need to have on hand

Are there things you always seem to have in your kitchen that you don't remember buying? It could be foil or cupcake liners, or spices like chili powd ...

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Everybody Eats | Get a taste of the season with apples

Judging by my social media feed, everyone and their great aunt visited the apple orchard last weekend. I love apple orchards. Whenever my husband and ...

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Cook Club: Beyond pumpkin pie

I'm not going to lie: I love a good pumpkin spice latte. It may be cliche, but that flavor of fall has me hooked. I got rid of my Uggs years ago, but ...

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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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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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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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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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Cook Club: Swedish sandwich opens up many wonderful options

In recent years Americans seem to be embracing open-faced sandwiches as a meal. Smashed avocado on a slice of bread is amazingly satisfying for lunch ...

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