Cut-out Christmas Sugar Cookies.

Easy tips for rolling out perfect Christmas cookie cut-outs

By Gretchen McKay, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (TNS) on Dec. 15, 2015, at 2:15 p.m.
The cranberry pie, topped with pistachios and oats, at Tandem Coffee + Bakery is a new New England classic.

Bake pie crust like a pro: Holiday tips from Tandem Coffee’s Briana Holt

By Kathleen Pierce on Dec. 08, 2015, at 2:55 p.m.
“Baking should be a beautiful and fun experience this time of year,” says Briana Holt.

Ask the Test Kitchen: There are a few ways to toast nuts

By Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press (TNS) on Dec. 01, 2015, at 3:36 p.m.
The cheeses are (starting top in the 12 o'clock position and proceeding clockwise) Trail Head Cow's milk Washiington; Hook's Cheddar; Rogue River Blue; Vella Dry Hack; Jasper Hills Farm Constant Bliss; Sally Jackson, white cheese with black-and-white skin; Grayson, yellow cheese with orange skin; and Truffle Tremor, white cheese with milky white skin.

The perfect cheese platter for Thanksgiving

By Betty Hallock, Los Angeles Times (TNS) on Nov. 17, 2015, at 12:48 p.m.
Thanksgiving is the perfect opportunity to serve cheese, for reasons both lofty and practical.
Smoked seafood chowder at Three Dollar Deweys.

Celebrate chowder, no matter what goes in the pot

By Addie Broyles, Austin American-Statesman on Nov. 11, 2015, at 7:57 a.m.
Polenta is sprinkled into a pot of boiling water while stirring briskly.

Polenta: Trendy dish was first a fad for the poor

By Daniel Neman, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (TNS) on Nov. 10, 2015, at 1:33 p.m.
Milky Way Vodka.

Milky Way Vodka? Grownup treats for leftover Halloween candy

By Daniel Neman, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (TNS) on Nov. 03, 2015, at 2:42 p.m.
Some people, those blessed with a specific kind of inspiration, look at the candy in its wrappers and see a blank culinary canvas.
Witch's Potion (left) and Floating Spiders, served with Reese's Spiders.

Halloween cocktails, snacks for a night of fright

By Arthi Subramaniam, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (TNS) on Oct. 27, 2015, at 1:22 p.m.
Get in the spirit of the season with Halloween potions that are not tricky to make.

The sleuth in the kitchen

By Russ Parsons, Los Angeles Times (TNS) on Oct. 06, 2015, at 2:20 p.m.
Swiss chard and chicken wraps get heat from jalapeno, cayenne pepper and chipotle salsa.

Hot chilies in that dish? Choose a low alcohol wine

By Bill St. John, Chicago Tribune (TNS) on May 26, 2015, at 3:14 p.m.
To make your own yogurt, start with a live culture.

How to make your own yogurt

By Kathleen Pierce on May 26, 2015, at 3:10 p.m.

Bread: Experimenting with sprouted and whole grains

By Bob Hoover, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on May 12, 2015, at 12:15 p.m.
Irish baked beans for St. Patrick's Day

Vegetarian recipes for your St. Patrick’s Day celebration

By Christopher Burns on March 11, 2015, at 8:44 a.m.

How to add heat to your cooking with a variety of ingredients

By Judy Hevrdejs, Chicago Tribune (TNS) on March 03, 2015, at 2:37 p.m.
Justin Douglass of the Inn By the Sea in Cape Elizabeth concocted a drink inspired by the Oscar-nominated movie "Grand Budapest Hotel" and its key plot point, a painting called "Boy With Apple." It calls for Jack Daniels, Absolute Orient Apple, pomegranate juice, a splash of champagne and an apple garnish

5 film-inspired cocktails for a top-notch Oscars party

By Kathleen Pierce on Feb. 19, 2015, at 12:36 p.m.
Mix it with Moxie

It makes Mainers mighty: 6 Moxie cocktails to mix up this winter

By Emily Burnham on Feb. 10, 2015, at 5:10 p.m.
Espresso-Hazelnut Truffle Cookies

Seven steps to foolproof cookies

By Rick Nelson, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (TNS) on Dec. 09, 2014, at 3:49 p.m.
Features reporter Natalie Feulner makes and serves her mother's pumpkin chocolate chip bread every Thanksgiving.

Pumpkin bread stirs up memories of loved ones, home

By Natalie Feulner on Nov. 24, 2014, at 8:42 a.m.
Banana Coconut Cream Pie

Banana coconut cream pie on Thanksgiving Day

By Julie Harris on Nov. 24, 2014, at 8:10 a.m.

A cranberry mold to remember

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Nov. 22, 2014, at 10:29 a.m.