“The Brisket Chronicles: How to Barbecue, Braise, Smoke, and Cure the World’s Most Epic Cut of Meat” by Steven Raichlen, Workman, $19.95, hardcover, 278 pages
What better way to celebrate that special guy in your life on Father’s Day than with a spread of delicious home-cooked food to fill his belly and please his taste buds. And why not make that food so it's also healthy for dear old day.
Amanda McCann doesn't really remember who in her family came up with the recipe for Hammers, the oh-so-delicious concoction that won first place in the Cocktails at Sunset contest sponsored by L'Auberge and The Advocate.
A Creole cauliflower so big it wouldn’t fit into a regular produce bag came into my possession recently. The next day, I saw a sign outside a longtime pizza restaurant that said, “Cauliflower crust now available.”
I love to throw a themed party, and a Mexican fiesta is always a delicious way to go. So let's get ready for Cinco de Mayo.
It's Easter week, and I’m looking forward to celebrating all weekend with our family. We’ll start with a simple breakfast at our house made from a basket full of extraordinary ingredients from our local farmers market.
When my friend Joel and I went on a day trip to Cajun country, we ended up talking about the Louisiana Easter tradition known as Batille de Paques, the battle of Easter eggs.
The weather lately has been dreamy — so perfect, it has inspired my dear husband to build us the backyard of our dreams, starting with a toasty fire pit surrounded by comfy Adirondack chairs.
Looking for something new to cook for a meatless Lenten meal? Try my Southwestern Veggie Quinoa Bowl. It's so hardy, I promise you won’t even miss the meat.
Creamy or crunchy, peanut butter is often thought of as a guilty pleasure. But in my trim and terrific recipes, you can enjoy it guilt-free.
Winter doldrums have consumed me lately. All I can bring myself to do, other than shopping for vegetables, is act like one — the proverbial couch potato.
We all know that the word “Carnival” comes from the Latin “carne,” or meat, and “vale,” which means “farewell.” The word refers to feasting before the season of abstinence, Lent.
Do you often find yourself too busy to cook but still want to put a home-cooked meal on the table? One of the best timesaving tips I know is to make-ahead and freeze.
Mardi Gras season is upon us. There are parties to attend and dishes to bring to help celebrate. There’s also a super big football game (we shall not speak its name) this weekend. In short, there is another wave of party food headed our way.