Food

CRAVE: Squeeze out the last bits of summer with one more cookout

Picnic Potato Salad Ingredients: 6 large potatoes, cooked and cubed 3 eggs, hard boiled and chopped 3⁄4 cup chopped dill pickles 3⁄4 cup sliced radishes 1⁄2 cup chopped green onions 1 teaspoon salt 1⁄4 teaspoon pepper 1 cup mayonnaise 1 teaspoon lemon ...

CRAVE: Fall soups are perfect complement to cooler weather

Sweet Corn & Bell Pepper Soup Yields 6 servings. Ingredients: 7 cups vegetable or chicken stock 8 ears corn on the cob, shucked 1 medium carrot, grated 1 large onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1⁄2 cup diced green bell pepper 2 tablespoons cooking oil 2⁄3 cup raw ...

CRAVE: Simple ingredients add zest to chicken dish

In the market squares of Sicily and Calabria, street vendors baste thick swordfish chops with a bright blend of lemon juice and olive oil, grilling them over smoldering coals and filling the air with an alluring mix of char and sweet. The simple, ancient combination is called salmoriglio, and ...

CRAVE: Autumn brings apples back into spotlight

In cool-climate areas, apple harvest generally takes place in September and October. Fresh-picked apples taste amazing right off the tree, and they’re also tasty when incorporated into some of our favorite foods. Apples shine not only in desserts, but also in main dishes, side dishes, salads, ...

CRAVE: Homemade stock is the secret to the best soups

Fresh produce is the secret to flavorful homemade soups. Whether it’s a light, brothy soup or a thick, creamy one, once you’ve tasted the rich results of your labors, there’s no going back to soup in a can. With a good stock ready to go, some basic kitchen staples, and fresh produce, ...

CRAVE: Sweet, savory desserts are easy to make, fun to eat with family

Chocolate-Bacon Muffins These special muffins qualify as sweet and savory, and for anyone who scoffs at the bacon-chocolate pairing, try it before you knock it. The salty, smokiness of the bacon marries with the sweetness of chocolate, and a perfect union is formed. It may become a new ...