Making a batch of chili? Here’s the spice mix senior contributor Chris Prosperi keeps on hand.
Mushrooms are a mainstay of many a vegetarian’s diet as they are substantial, have great texture, and provide that elusive and desirable umami flavor we all crave (even if we don’t know exactly what umami is). But not everyone loves mushrooms, and for some kids mushrooms are one of those acquired tastes. Keep going—they are […]
From Faith: I remember the first time Todd Friedland of Windham, Conn., handed me a cracker. On that cracker, a smear of cream cheese and on top of that a dollop of his homemade peach hot pepper jelly. It was eye rolling good, and all the better because Todd was and is our vet on the […]
Za’atar is a Middle Eastern spice that has a reputation as a brain enhancer, according to cookbook author Rebecca Katz. It’s an aromatic blend of thyme, sesame seeds, sumac, oregano, and marjoram that adds an incredible depth to this dish. Add it to most anything for an exotic flare—vegetables, salads, fish. You name it. If you’re […]
Everyone has a favorite family recipe when it comes to potato salad, and Lori Mack is among them. Here is her recipe for her Italian grandmother’s dish, made fresh with tomatoes and oregano, no mayonnaise.
Our Food Schmooze crew decided to throw a Downton Abbey dinner party on the air to celebrate the return of the beloved PBS series, Season 4. We’ve provided you with all of our recipes in case you decide to have your own Downton Abbey feast. We spent hours re-watching episodes, to see what was on […]