Food

CRAVE: The right sauce, rub and heat make barbecues sing

Smoked Pork Yields 8 servings. Ingredients: 5- to 8-pound Boston butt or picnic roast Memphis Rub (recipe below) Mop Sauce (recipe follows) Directions: 1. The night before smoking, rinse the meat and pat it dry. Generously apply Memphis Rub and work it into the meat. Cover with ...

CRAVE: When good company calls for good food, these hit the spot

Marvelous Meatballs Yields 8 servings. Ingredients: 2 cups crushed cornflakes 1⁄4 cup diced onion 1 1⁄2 pounds lean ground beef Dash of salt and pepper 1 egg 2⁄3 cup applesauce 1⁄2 cup ketchup 1 cup tomato soup 1⁄2 cup water 2 1⁄2 cups tomato ...

CRAVE: Eating in season adds nutrition, fun to dinner table

It’s summer again, and whether you’re blessed with weekly deliveries direct from the farm or you source fresh food from farmers markets ­— or your own backyard — there should be no shortage of wonderful ingredients for super nutritious, home-cooked meals. Plus, the time is ripe for ...

CRAVE: Mulberries shine in these sweet treats

Mulberry Clafoutis A clafoutis is a French dessert. The finished product has a layer of breading, a custard-like tier, and fruit that has risen to the top. Clafoutis also makes a nice breakfast dish. Yield: 6 servings. Ingredients: 1⁄2 stick butter 3 cups mulberries 1⁄2 cup ...

CRAVE: Chicken with Vietnamese caramel sauce has complex mix of flavors

Cooking in Southeast Asia often means incorporating a riot of contrasting flavors and textures, and the classic Vietnamese technique of simmering meat or fish in dark, bittersweet caramel is a great example of this. As we were taught by chef Peter Franklin, owner of the Anan Saigon ...