| Nov 17, 2012
Total time: 1½ hours, plus cooling time for the pies
Note: To rehydrate the raisins, place them in a small saucepan and cover with rum, another liqueur or juice, and warm over gentle heat until the raisins are softened and plump....
| Nov 9, 2012
| 9:53 AM
While farmers markets have proliferated in recent years, demand for fresh, local, seasonal produce has increased even faster. Several types of entrepreneurs have arisen to satisfy this demand, including specialty produce distributors, shopping services...
| Dec 22, 2012
Total time: 2 hours, 15 minutes, plus macerating and cooling times
Note: Kitchen string is required for this recipe.
4 pounds tart apples, such as Granny Smith, peeled, cored and cut into ¾-inch cubes
1 cup granulated...
| Dec 22, 2012
What am I cooking for Christmas dinner? Well a goose, of course, a fine, fat one, cooked in the Barbara Kafka way that involves high heat and an hour of resting in the cooling oven; and my mom's sweet-and-sour red cabbage; and blanched Brussels sprouts...
| Sep 15, 2012
Total time: 20 minutes
Servings: 12 servings of 2 apple pieces, as garnish
Note: If you prefer more apple pieces for each serving, double the ingredients and cook the apples in two batches.
2 large sweet-tart apples, such as Braeburn (14 ounces to...
| Sep 15, 2012
Total time: 1 hour, 45 minutes, plus cooling time for the cake
Servings: 9 to 12
Note: This cake contains no dairy products and thus is suitable for a kosher meal that includes meat. If you're serving the cake on another occasion, you can serve it...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 9:38 PM
Delaware's adventurous Dogfish Head Brewery this week began shipping a beer-and-vinyl boxed set dubbed "Positive Contact," a limited-run collaboration that pairs a 10-inch white vinyl of Dan "The Automator" Nakamura's Deltron 3030 music project with six...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Cookbook: 'Ripe,' by Cheryl Sternman Rule and Paulette Phlipot, is for many people -- including those who wrinkle up their noses at the thought of eating anything green and blanch at the thought of a meat-free meal....
| Jun 4, 2012
| 4:37 PM
In 1967, the late actor and game show host Richard Dawson, who died Saturday, recorded a psychedelic song called "Apples and Orange" featuring a narrator singing from beyond the grave. In the past 24 hours the song has become a social media hit....
| Jul 9, 2012
| 6:50 PM
Tony's I-75 Restaurant in Birch Run, Mich., is proud home of what might well be the nation's largest BLT. Each sandwich contains a pound of bacon — about 25 to 30 deep-fried strips — stacked about 8 inches high between two slabs of white...
| Jul 14, 2012
Your family doctor doesn't work with a teleprompter. And there wasn't a live studio audience the last time you put on a hospital gown — thankfully. Television is great for sports, reality shows and reruns of "The Big Bang Theory," but if you're...