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Food

Meat thermometer good for other foods too

Did you know you can use a meat thermometer to check the doneness of other foods, too? I’ve seen chefs do this with breads and custard ...

February 27, 2017 1:01 AM


Dining Out

Appetizers sure to please at Asian fusion spot

I have no idea what Shoccu means. It could be a name, but I could not find any indication of what language it is from or what is stands for ...

February 26, 2017 1:01 AM


Food

This star of the party is worthy of an oscar

Whether you are a film fanatic or just in it for the gowns, awards season is a no-brainer excuse for a theme party. Hollywood glitz and glam ...

February 25, 2017 1:01 AM


Food

Go for England's true king: Fish and chips

Thanks to our global food community, we have more opportunities than ever to sample cuisines from the farthest corners of the world. Even in ...

February 22, 2017 1:01 AM


Food

Dinner in minutes: pork sliders

Making two-bite sandwiches for a weeknight meal is a nice way to mix things up every now and then. Ideally, they need to pack a lot of flavo ...

February 20, 2017 1:00 AM


Dining Out

Desserts, service solid at Factory

As always when at a Hall’s restaurant, the desserts were flawless.

February 19, 2017 1:01 AM


Food

Roasts from Tuscany

Florence, Italy’s most iconic dish is, without a doubt, bistecca alla fiorentina: an enormous porterhouse steak, minimally seasoned wi ...

February 15, 2017 1:01 AM


Food

Shrimp etouffee screams New Orleans

Even if you’re not familiar with the name Paul Prudhomme, it’s likely you’ve enjoyed the benefits of his long and celebrat ...

February 15, 2017 1:01 AM


Food

Low, slow and oh so good: Pork shoulder amazes

I was talking with a friend about perfect meals for entertaining, and we went through the usual suspects: lasagnas, chili, tenderloins. And ...

February 15, 2017 1:01 AM


Dining Out

Farm-raised meats still preserve reputation

Its reputation often puts Joseph Decuis in an unfair position. The highly reputed farm-to-table restaurant in Roanoke is held to a very high ...

February 12, 2017 1:01 AM


Food

Best Valentine meals come from the heart

Romance is in the air – and on the table. As we near Valentine’s Day on Tuesday, chances are that you and your sweetheart are pl ...

February 08, 2017 1:03 AM


Food

Cooking with bubbly

Champagne – or sparkling wine – is a staple of most romantic meals. If you’re super fancy, you might even sit it beside th ...

February 08, 2017 1:02 AM


Food

Chocolate cake the best way to show love

Have you been on the receiving end of a heart-shaped box? Maybe it was filled with jewelry, but if you’re lucky, it was filled with ch ...

February 08, 2017 1:00 AM


Food

Cocktail-inspired cupcakes are perfect Valentines

This old-fashioned cherry cupcake is just the thing for Valentine’s Day. I’ve updated a cake that my mother used to make for my ...

February 08, 2017 1:00 AM


Food

Gender affects what we eat and our health

In every country on the planet, men don’t live as long as women do. We’ve all come to accept this as a fact. After all, as my da ...

February 06, 2017 1:02 AM