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  • Brisket, latkes and tzimmes: Hanukkah is here again

    It’s all a matter of cause and effect.The cause is that in 164 BC, a group of Jews led by Judah Macc ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:13 pm
  • French wine for the holidays

    Consider a remarkable, 2012 quintet from dependable Joseph Drouhin. The 2012 Joseph Drouhin Gevrey-C ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • Almond and orange snowballs, a perfect little bite

    The bomb might be fearsome on the front, but as metaphor, it’s the bomb. Chic, charming and clever a ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • Sweeten up the holidays

    For many years, I’ve made cookies for the holidays. Lots and lots of cookies. For gifts, for parties ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • The gift that keeps on giving

    Epic, adj. – Extending beyond the usual or ordinary, especially in size or scope. Epoch, n. – An eve ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 9:19 pm
  • Mint goes well with lamb and eggplant kabobs

    Adding fresh mint to prepared pesto sauce gives a new twist to this linguine sauce. Lamb cubes cut f ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 2:25 pm
  • The Puck stops here, with pizza

    Curse you, Wolfgang Puck!Actually, I’ve interviewed Wolfgang Puck, and I liked him immensely. He is ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 2:25 pm
  • Test Kitchen recipe: Quick Chicken Soup with Orzo

    Chilly weather screams for soup.This quick chicken soup with orzo is just all-around easy to make an ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 2:25 pm
  • Ask a Cook: Freezing unbaked biscuits shouldn’t diminish their goodness

    Q: I would like to make biscuits before Thanksgiving. Should I partially bake them and then freeze t ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 2:25 pm
  • Try this N.C.-inspired Thanksgiving menu for a taste of the state

    At least we spared you the possum.There was a time, according to Southern food historian David Shiel ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 6:24 pm
  • Thanks for the calories

    I recently read about a man who celebrated Thanksgiving with his family at an all-you-can-eat buffet.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 6:24 pm
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