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Weekend Dish column: The golden goodness of hash browns

September 13, 2019

Potatoes are a beloved food staple across the world. They come in many different varieties, including julienne, mashed, scalloped, diced, sliced, boiled, steamed, and so many more. I have even devoted previous columns to those...







The Weekend Dish: Hummus for everyone

July 19, 2019

What exactly makes a dish American? I suppose that hamburgers and hot dogs come to mind. Maybe even apple pie. Yet, those things come from somewhere else. Our culinary history is so much greater than...



Weekend Dish column: Just a picnic in the park

July 5, 2019

Eating a picnic on a beautiful summer evening never gets old. It is an exercise of preparation and nature. Most of the work of putting together a picnic relies on meticulous preparation. I have a few tricks and tips that can improve the process.


Grilled avocados gave this chicken salad a smoky depth

May 31, 2019

We set out to create a fresh, bright chicken salad inspired by the flavors of Mexico. A simple tequila-lime mixture boosted the chicken’s flavor both in a quick marinade before cooking and, when cooked down...


Saturday Foodie: The secret to perfect French fries

May 25, 2019

French fries are as American as baseball. They are ubiquitous in our culture and a staple of the fast food industry. Like many great foods, the origins of French fries are not clearly known, but...